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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Friday 30th October, 2009

Questions and Answers with Ultraframe

What is the biggest issue affecting the conservatory industry at the moment? Clearly the industry is having to adjust to lower volumes than it’s been used to over last few years. The bigger...

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Friday 30th October, 2009

Inspiring retailers to new heights

Mark Hanson – Marketing Manager at Ultraframe – argues that it’s his job to inspire conservatory retailers and here he shows the latest product that should do just that. By the...

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Friday 30th October, 2009

How to Handle Conservatory Retail Marketing

Mark Hanson of Ultraframe looks at how one of its most successful retailers handles marketing. When I started working at Ultraframe in 1995, High Tech Windows Ltd had already been using...

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Wednesday 12th August, 2009

Lean Mean Classic Machine

Lean, mean Classic machine When Mike Price joined Ultraframe as Operations Director four years ago, no one knew what a ‘lean journey’ was. Now – as Chief Executive – Mike...

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Wednesday 12th August, 2009

Ultraframe's Ultra Installer Scheme

Mark Hanson, Marketing Manager at Ultraframe, believes that choosing a roofing system is about much more than just the product features and benefits. Here he talks about the company’s Ultra...

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Wednesday 29th April, 2009

Bigger Openings With Ultraframe

Kevin McCloud has a lot to answer for! Now everyone wants contemporary living spaces that are created using great expanses of glass to flood rooms with light and create a great sense of...

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Tuesday 24th February, 2009

Marketing Support for Foiled Roofs

A range of marketing support materials has been launched to support installation companies with selling the new coloured foil conservatory roofs from Ultraframe. A sales leaflet outlining key...

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Tuesday 24th February, 2009

5-day roof and glass from Ultraframe

Due to sophisticated software, detailed manufacturing planning and the support of the UK’s principal flat glass and shaped roof sealed unit manufacturer, Ultraframe is able to offer a 5-day...

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Friday 13th February, 2009

Product of the month - Conservatory Magazine

Conservaglass, launched in 2002 by Ultraframe, was the first high performance glazing product designed specifically for the requirements of conservatories in the UK climate.    Ultraframe...

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Coloured Foils Offer a Brighter Future

Friday 13th February, 2009

Coloured Foils Offer a Brighter Future

The Ultraframe Classic system is now available in a choice of five coloured foils to further enhance the aesthetics of the industry’s favourite conservatory roof. Cream, Sage Green, Fir Green,...

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Thursday 29th January, 2009

Securing a sale in the downturn

During these trying economic times, leads are harder than ever to come by and every sale more precious than they have been for a long time. Not only do retail installation companies have to work...

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Thursday 29th January, 2009

Ultraframe Extend Glass Range

Conservaglass, launched in 2002 by Ultraframe, was the first high performance glazing product designed specifically for the requirements of conservatories in the UK climate.    Ultraframe...

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Wednesday 21st January, 2009

Conservatories to be included in Part L

Mark Hanson, Chair of the Glass and Glazing Federation’s Conservatory Association and Marketing Manager at Ultraframe, gives an early ‘heads up’ on how Part ‘L’ will...

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University Challenge

Monday 15th December, 2008

University Challenge

Ultraframe fabricator, Conservatories by Design of Leeds has recently worked on a large scale atrium-style conservatory roof as part of a refurbishment project at Huddersfield University in West...

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Tuesday 9th December, 2008

How to Survive in a Downturn with Ultraframe Products

As the UK works its way through the well publicised credit crunch the fallout in consumer confidence has been catastrophic. Figures show that whilst November 08 showed a marginal improvement,...

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Monday 3rd November, 2008

Ultraframe Appoints New Chief Executive

Ultraframe is delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Price as Chief Executive of Ultraframe (UK) Limited with effect from 3rd November 2008.   Mike has been with Ultraframe since 2005,...

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Friday 31st October, 2008

Innovate or Die!

Twenty five years after the doors first opened for business, innovation is still at the heart of Ultraframe, one of the Ribble Valley’s most respected and well known companies. The company is...

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Friday 31st October, 2008

Fitters Favourite Foiled For Future

The Ultraframe Classic system is now available in a choice of five coloured foils to further enhance the aesthetics of the industry’s favourite conservatory roof. Cream, Sage Green, Fir Green,...

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Wednesday 29th October, 2008

Ultraframe Appoints New Director for Commercial Success

Market leading designer and manufacturer of conservatory roofing systems, Ultraframe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Knowles as Commercial Director. Stephanie is responsible for...

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Thursday 23rd October, 2008

Ultra Installer Scheme - More Important than Ever Before

Over the last 6 weeks, four new members have been accepted onto the Ultra Installer Scheme, the industry’s elite accreditation Scheme, operated by Ultraframe. With installation companies having...

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