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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Tuesday 5th June, 2007

Fit For Purpose

Ultraframe talks to Conservatory Magazine about installers designing `fit for purpose` conservatories   The latest British Standard on wind and snow loads applied to conservatories -BS6399 -...

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Tuesday 5th June, 2007

Focus on Energy Efficiency

Mark Hanson, Marketing Manager at Ultraframe and Chair of the Glass and Glazing Federation`s Conservatory Association takes a look at how, through some simple design and specification choices,...

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Wednesday 23rd May, 2007

New web page makes a splash!

The ultraframe marketing team have recently re-invigorated the www.ultraframe.com splash page as part of their branding strategy. The updated page captures the elegance and versatility of ultraframe...

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Thursday 17th May, 2007

New Anchor Clip

In line with their strategy of continual research and improvement, ultraframe has launched an Anchor Clip for use with the Classic roof system. This offers enhanced resistance to the expansion and...

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Monday 14th May, 2007

Northern Prosperity

Ultra Installer, Northern Direct Windows are celebrating the successful conversion of six sales leads provided by the ultraframe Scheme in just six weeks. This outstanding record is the result of...

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Tuesday 1st May, 2007

Home County Fabricator Profile

Fabricator Profile: Home County Conservatories Factory Location: Chelmsford, Essex. Factory size: 2,500 square feet. Production capacity: 25 roofs per week. Product range: All...

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Monday 23rd April, 2007

Superframe host 3 day success

Cornwall based conservatory roofing fabricator; Superframe has recently celebrated the opening of their new premises in Penryn with a 3-day long ‘Open Day’.   The new...

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Monday 23rd April, 2007

Conservatories by Design UK - Uniquely Different

Ultraframe customer, Conservatories By Design UK have recently completed the installation of a unique and impressive conservatory. The Plymouth based company have established themselves as specialist...

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Monday 23rd April, 2007

Brand new Pagoda roof

Ultraframe the market-leading designer and manufacturer of conservatory roofing systems has launched its latest innovative roofing system. Named Pagoda, the roof is a new take on the traditional...

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Monday 2nd April, 2007

Home Improvement Month

Home Improvement Month Ultraframe conservatories add space with style During Home Improvement Month (April), brighten up your home and create a versatile room for all seasons, by adding a...

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Tuesday 6th March, 2007

Ultraframe finds the key to driving down costs

Ultraframe finds the key to driving down costs. Market leaders Ultraframe have recently invested a six-figure sum into their transport infrastructure as part of a drive to optimise efficiency within...

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Tuesday 6th March, 2007

Ultraframe appoints new Chief Executive

  Ultraframe appoints new Chief Executive Ultraframe is delighted to announce two new Board appointments. With effect from 5th March, Grahame Hall will assume responsibility as Chief...

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Tuesday 6th March, 2007

New Literature

New Literature Ultraframe has introduced a range of updated literature to assist their customers with specifying, surveying and selling their market leading conservatory roofs. The updated brochures...

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Tuesday 6th March, 2007

Team Ultraframe Goes Live

  Team Ultraframe goes live As part of an ongoing commitment to responding to the needs of customers, Ultraframe has introduced an online discussion forum for its’ ‘Team...

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Tuesday 6th March, 2007

Nick Brown in the Hot Seat

Nick Brown – Hot Seat How did you get involved in the glazing industry? My first involvement was with VELUX Roof Windows, whom I represented as National Sales Manager. This was my first...

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Tuesday 6th March, 2007

Focus on Recycling

FOCUS ON – recycling/waste It’s the L.A.W.W. In these environmentally conscious times it is becoming increasingly important for manufacturing organisation’s to minimise waste...

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Tuesday 6th March, 2007

How to maximise a conservatory's performance

`Effective environmental control makes for enjoyable conservatory ownership   Homeowners expect optimum performance from their conservatories. They expect a room for all seasons, an...

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Tuesday 6th March, 2007

Regulations for conservatories a threat or an opportunity

Regulations for conservatories –a threat or an opportunity? Mark Hanson, Chairman of the GGF`s Conservatory Association and Marketing Manager at Ultraframe here reviews the latest changes in...

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Thursday 1st March, 2007

Pilkington choose Ultraframe for glass success

The latest Pilkington consumer TV campaign is now on air. The humorous adverts have recently been filmed in sunny South Africa and feature a striking Ultraframe-roofed conservatory glazed with...

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Monday 12th February, 2007

New Ultraframe Literature

Ultraframe has introduced a range of updated literature to assist their customers with specifying, surveying and selling their market leading conservatory roofs. The updated brochures are the...

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