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25th February 2020
Ultraframe Design Awards – Winners Announced

Ultraframe has announced the winners of its inaugural Conservatory Design Awards, which were introduced to celebrate the talents of its retail installers in conservatory and extension design and build.

21st February 2020
Ultraframe Conservatory Roof Manufacturing Process

If you’ve ordered a new or replacement Ultraframe conservatory roof and are wondering what happens once you’ve placed your order with your installer, then this is your chance to find out!

12th February 2020
Other things to consider when planning a conservatory

When planning a new conservatory or home extension, it’s easy to get caught up in thoughts of your beautiful new living space. However, some ‘red tape’ issues need to be considered to ensure that your new conservatory complies with relevant laws and legislation.

23rd January 2020
Roof Lanterns For Flat Roof Extensions

If you have a flat roof extension that is a somewhat dark and gloomy space, then adding roof lanterns may be the perfect solution. A room that is flooded with lots of natural light is always a pleasant space to spend time in as natural light makes us feel good for many reasons.

22nd January 2020
What Roof Goes on an Orangery?

Planning your new orangery is an exciting process and there are many decisions to make along the way about how it will look. It’s important to research your options carefully to make sure that you create the orangery that is perfect for you and your home.

9th January 2020
Solid Roof Conservatory Fire Testing

Are conservatory roofs fire tested? This is a question that many homeowners don’t think about when choosing their new conservatory, focusing instead on the design, aesthetics and thermal performance. Read on to find out about the different methods of carrying out conservatory roof fire tests and how these can have a real impact on the safety of a conservatory and the adjoining house

8th January 2020
How Strong Are Conservatory Roofs?

Many people wonder can you stand or walk on a conservatory roof? While your conservatory roof may be strong enough for you to stand on it and take your weight, Ultraframe would never recommend that you test this by climbing onto it or standing on it.

10th December 2019
How do I add on open plan extension checklist/tips

Open plan extensions are increasing in popularity as more of us desire a space where our family can live, cook and entertain together. Many of us have ideas of what we would like to create if our open plan extension dream were to become a reality but are often not sure how to go about turning these dreams into reality. This handy guide will advise you of the steps you need to take to add an open plan extension to your home.

10th December 2019
Are glass conservatory roofs any good?

Yes, glass conservatory roofs are very good if you are looking to enhance your living space with plenty of natural light and enjoy views of the sky above. There are many choices of high-performance glazing that can be used in glass conservatory roofs to ensure thermal efficiency, as well as providing other benefits such as self-cleaning.

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