Conservatory & Extension Blog

Buying a conservatory, orangery or home extension can be one of the biggest financial decisions that you'll make in your lifetime, so here at Ultraframe we want to provide you with all of the information you'll need to guide you through the decision process. Below is a list of articles that could help you in deciding which product is right for you and your situation. 


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Conservatory floor feel like an ice-rink?

Wednesday 14th December, 2016

Conservatory floor feel like an ice-rink?

Does your conservatory feel like an igloo during the winter? Does the floor feel like you are stepping out onto an ice-rink without skates? This doesn’t make for a very inviting environment;...

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Dont let your Conservatory become a scene of chaos this Christmas

Thursday 8th December, 2016

Dont let your Conservatory become a scene of chaos this Christmas

Christmas is approaching faster than Rudolph pulling a sleigh and whilst you can almost smell the mince pies wafting through the air we all know Christmas can be stressful if you’ve...

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Light up your home this winter and stay energy efficient

Wednesday 23rd November, 2016

Light up your home this winter and stay energy efficient

With winter’s long evenings creeping in, they can sometimes make everything feel a little gloomy. However, we have some great ways to banish those winter blues, brightening up the dark and...

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Keep your home cosy this autumn

Thursday 17th November, 2016

Keep your home cosy this autumn

Now that autumn has well and truly arrived, we’re all thinking of cosy evenings spent at home, snuggling up in one of our favourite chairs with a hot drink and a good book, and with that in...

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What a Difference A Day Makes

Tuesday 1st November, 2016

What a Difference A Day Makes

Gary and Pam’s Story     Before discovering the Ultraroof380, Pam and Gary had lived many years with a conservatory that they couldn’t use all year round. Like...

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Home Extensions - the ins and outs

Thursday 29th September, 2016

Home Extensions - the ins and outs

Having a home extension can help you transform a good home into a great home, whether it's for your own lifestyle or to entice potential buyers. Adding extra rooms are an obvious way to increase...

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The forgotten roof

Tuesday 27th September, 2016

The forgotten roof

There really is no overestimating the value of a good roof. Even cavemen – who first walked this world thousands of years ago – appreciated the value of having a roof over their head....

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Conservatories - the forgotten room

Tuesday 23rd August, 2016

Conservatories - the forgotten room

When houses are advertised on the market as including a 'spacious conservatory', hearts tend to beat faster and eager anticipation sets in when viewing. However, it almost always ends in...

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Give your conservatory the makeover it needs this summer

Thursday 11th August, 2016

Give your conservatory the makeover it needs this summer

With summer fully underway and the evenings staying lighter for longer, now is the time to take full advantage of your conservatory. And what better time to give your conservatory a makeover and make...

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What's the difference between a conservatory and an orangery?

Monday 8th August, 2016

What's the difference between a conservatory and an orangery?

There’s much confusion about the difference between an orangery and a conservatory.  Typically, an orangery offers a grander, atrium-style ceiling height and a conservatory is a more cost...

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Thermal efficiency and its importance in the home

Wednesday 13th July, 2016

Thermal efficiency and its importance in the home

Having an energy efficient extension, conservatory or orangery has become increasingly important as the costs of heating and cooling our homes increase every year. Thermal efficiency is an essential...

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Ultraroof380 Coming Soon

Wednesday 22nd June, 2016

Ultraroof380 Coming Soon

Ultraroof380 - lightweight solid roof perfect for replacing an old tired conservatory roof.  In July Ultraframe are launching their first lightweight solid roof with a choice of 3 authentic...

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Top tips to get the best out of your traditional conservatory this summer

Thursday 2nd June, 2016

Top tips to get the best out of your traditional conservatory this summer

A traditional conservatory extends the living area of your home and allows plenty of direct sunlight to shine inside.    Conservatories are the perfect place to spend time at home...

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How a glass replacement roof will benefit you and your conservatory this month

Monday 23rd May, 2016

How a glass replacement roof will benefit you and your conservatory this month

During the summer months your conservatory is the perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy the plentiful sunshine from the comfort of your own home...   Many people spend the majority of...

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What is the difference between building regulations and planning permission

Wednesday 2nd March, 2016

What is the difference between building regulations and planning permission

  What is the difference between building regulations and planning permission?   Some people think building regulations and planning permission are the same thing. In fact, they...

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High tech homes on a budget

Monday 15th February, 2016

High tech homes on a budget

  Technology in homes has increased in the past few years and now more outlandish gadgets are being seen in every home day to day. From the Bath-O-Matic App, which allows you to run the bath...

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uPVC Cleaning Tips

Monday 1st February, 2016

uPVC Cleaning Tips

  Everyone likes to see bright, white uPVC windows, with no unsightly marks. To achieve this result, it's important to know the best ways of cleaning your windows, which products you can...

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Planning permission in Scotland

Wednesday 13th January, 2016

Planning permission in Scotland

  With recent statistics indicating that UK house prices are growing at a rate of 7% per year [http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-35101209] and the soaring costs associated with buying,...

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