Whether you have an existing conservatory or are looking to build a new one, the addition of a solid roof can transform your conservatory into a room that is usable throughout the year. Solid roofs create a more insulated structure keeping your conservatory warm in winter and cooler in summer, helping to keep your energy bills down. It also stops your conservatory becoming a greenhouse in the summer and helps to reduce unwanted condensation, noise and glare.
In addition, solid roofs can help to increase your home’s security. Unlike polycarbonate roofs, solid roofs are sturdy and fixed meaning that unauthorized access is much more difficult to achieve.
Generally speaking, solid conservatory roofs are more expensive than their polycarbonate counterparts. This is due to the additional material and structure that must be built to support the roof. However, this doesn’t mean that you cannot find a competitively priced option that will still give you the same great results.
Currently, there are a number of different lightweight solid conservatory roofs available on the market, which allow homeowners with a budget to enjoy the benefits of a solid conservatory roof. These systems are designed to be installed on top of an existing conservatory and can even be fitted without the need for a Building Regulations approval. These products are fabricated at the manufacturer’s factory and then shipped as a complete unit to be installed on site. They can be coloured to match gutters, fascias and other finishing touches to create an aesthetically pleasing result. solid conservatory roof