What to do if you have a leaking conservatory roof

7th May 2024

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What to do if you have a leaking conservatory roof?

If you’re looking for solutions to a leaking conservatory roof, you’re in the right place. Read on to discover how you can upgrade your conservatory and ensure that your leaking conservatory roof is a thing of the past.

There are three options available that address a leaking conservatory roof depending on your budget and the age and condition of your conservatory:

• Repair the leaking conservatory roof

• Conservatory roof replacement

• Transform your conservatory into an extension

Leaking Conservatory Roofs

1. How to Repair a leaking conservatory roof

If your conservatory roof is leaking you may be able to get the leak repaired. Firstly you need to determine why the roof is leaking. At Ultraframe, our local Ultra Installers are experts who can help. The leaking conservatory roof may be due to a faulty installation or product (if the conservatory is new), or perhaps the glazing has moved over time. With our Ultraframe conservatory roof systems, we prevent leaks by using robust glazing that doesn’t slip over time. All Ultraframe roofs are also guaranteed for 10 years, so if, on the off chance, there is an issue, your local Ultra Installer will repair any faulty parts within this period. 

If, however, the glazing has moved over time, other panels may likely begin to fail, and it might be better to look at other more long term options as follows.   

2. Consider a Conservatory Roof Replacement

You can also opt for a replacement if you have a leaking conservatory roof. Replacing the roof can have a dramatic impact on the thermal performance of the conservatory. As heat rises, most of the heat loss in a conservatory will occur through the roof. Likewise, most of the heat gain will happen through the roof as the sun shines down through the glass or polycarbonate. Glass technology has advanced in recent years and continues to do so. No matter how old your conservatory is, there will be a better specification of glass that will reduce any temperature fluctuations – or you could choose a solid roof. Your local Ultra Installer will help you to select the right glass specification. Whether you choose an entirely glass roof or choose glass panels in a solid roof to replace your leaking conservatory roof. 

3. Transform your conservatory into an extension

Many people choose to transform their conservatory into an extension if they have a leaking conservatory roof.  After the lockdown, we all need more space at home and transforming a leaking conservatory into an extension that could be opened to the rest of your house is a cost effective way to do this.

With the right conservatory extension design, your room can be at the same temperature as the rest of the house as you re-design your room from the base up. Replacing dwarf walls and old window frames with high performance glass and super insulated columns will have a dramatic impact on the energy efficiency of the walls and windows. You can then choose a high performance glass roof or a solid roof

The design options are endless, from bifold or sliding doors that bring the outside into opening walls to a kitchen to create a lovely kitchen extension.    

Leaking Conservatory Roof

If you have a leaking conservatory roof, you can choose from several Ultraframe roofs to replace the leaking conservatory roof.

An Ideal Replacement For A Leaking Conservatory Roof

Our classic roof is ideal for replacing a leaking conservatory roof as it is highly configurable. This means it can be engineered to fit any conservatory shape or style, no matter how complicated. The UK’s most loved glass roof is easy to install and comes with a range of higher performance glass choices and extremely robust glazing stops and gaskets to prevent a leaking conservatory roof ever again. 

To add an element of cosiness to your conservatory, you can team the roof with an internal insulated pelmet. Plastered on the inside, the pelmet reduces any heat loss and provides a useful place for spotlights and speakers too.

Update Your Leaking Conservatory Roof To A Livinroof 

If you have a leaking conservatory roof and want to improve its energy efficiency while keeping plenty of natural light, then the hybrid Livinroof is the answer. It looks very similar to a conservatory roof from the outside, and you can specify which panels you would like to be insulated and which ones you would like to be glazed. This enables you to have natural light where you need it and ensures your updated conservatory is both warm and bright.

Tranform Your Leaking Roof Into A Functional Ultraroof

If you’re looking at your leaking conservatory roof and wishing it was a tiled roof like the rest of the house, then look no further than Ultraroof. This lightweight tiled roof is light enough to fit on existing window frames or can be used as part of a complete transformation. As a solid roof, it is highly insulated, and you can add full height glass panels to ensure your room is still light and that adjoining rooms are well lit, too. Unlike other solid roofs, Ultraroof never needs a tie bar and has a pelmet which lifts the design into a beautiful vaulted ceiling. Your leaking conservatory roof can be transformed into a tiled roof in just a couple of days.

Leaking Conservatory Roof Fixes

If you have a leaking conservatory roof, the best thing to do is contact your local Ultra Installer, who will explain your options and help you in finding the right solution to the problem. By choosing the right new roof from Ultraframe for your project, you will never have to worry about a leaking conservatory roof again.

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