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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What are the benefits of the internal pelmet system in an orangery or loggia?

Friday 20th September, 2013

What are the benefits of the internal pelmet system in an orangery or loggia?

Do you want a conservatory that feels more like a room… a living room, perhaps? Ultraframe can help! We have invented the internal pelmet, a sturdy internal frame which can transform your new...

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Why should I consider replacing my conservatory?

Friday 13th September, 2013

Why should I consider replacing my conservatory?

Depending upon how old your current conservatory is, you may be considering refurbishing or replacing it. Whilst there is certainly an initial financial outlay to consider when doing this, the amount...

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Why are Ultra installers required to provide an insurance backed guarantee?

Friday 6th September, 2013

Why are Ultra installers required to provide an insurance backed guarantee?

What is an insurance backed guarantee? If you have a conservatory or orangery put in by an Ultra installer, the safest way to protect the work done and your investment is for them to provide you...

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Alternative uses for a conservatory - bringing your garden into your house

Friday 23rd August, 2013

Alternative uses for a conservatory - bringing your garden into your house

Typically, conservatories are places designed to chill out in, where you can sit and read a good book, or simply enjoy an evening's conversation with friends and family. Conservatories can be...

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What can I do about cracked conservatory roof panels?

Friday 16th August, 2013

What can I do about cracked conservatory roof panels?

Imagine this - you're sitting in your conservatory on a gorgeous summer day, sipping a nicely chilled glass of Chardonnay, working on a Sudoku, when you look up and - horror of horrors - you...

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What is the best furniture to use in a conservatory?

Friday 9th August, 2013

What is the best furniture to use in a conservatory?

When it comes to decking out your conservatory in furniture, there are a few factors you should consider before you decide to splash out. Firstly, because your new furniture will see a lot of sun,...

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10 things that could adversely affect the value of your home

Friday 2nd August, 2013

10 things that could adversely affect the value of your home

Whilst it has been shown repeatedly that installing a quality conservatory, orangery or loggia can help add value to your home, when the time comes to sell we thought we’d take a look at 10...

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What features make an Edwardian conservatory unique?

Friday 28th June, 2013

What features make an Edwardian conservatory unique?

The timeless elegance of Edwardian conservatories It was in Edwardian England that conservatories came into their own: architects grew bored of designing the same old buildings, and began to...

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The Unique Features of Ultraframe Conservatory Roofs

Friday 21st June, 2013

The Unique Features of Ultraframe Conservatory Roofs

If you've decided to invest in a conservatory for your home then you've made a wonderful decision. Not only can a conservatory add extra space but it can also add substantial value to your...

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How to design a bespoke conservatory

Friday 14th June, 2013

How to design a bespoke conservatory

conservatories can enhance the beauty of your home, add more space, and create a room that can be used for cross-purposes, from dining to reading, to watching television. Adding a conservatory to...

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How to find a reputable conservatory installation company

Friday 7th June, 2013

How to find a reputable conservatory installation company

If you've decided to add a conservatory to your home then you've made a great decision. Not only can conservatories provide you with a wealth of extra living space but they can add...

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Why install energy efficient glass in your conservatory roof?

Monday 27th May, 2013

Why install energy efficient glass in your conservatory roof?

Conservatories can be a great addition to your home, providing a versatile space which can be used as a sun room, a dining room or even a kitchen. They are an ideal way of acquiring more living space...

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What are the main differences between glass and polycarbonate conservatory roofs?

Monday 20th May, 2013

What are the main differences between glass and polycarbonate conservatory roofs?

Many homeowners keen to add value to their properties and maximise their living space are investing in conservatories. A conservatory is a room consisting of a glass roof and walls, usually attached...

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Why replace an older conservatory with a modern design?

Monday 13th May, 2013

Why replace an older conservatory with a modern design?

It's easy to fall in love with a conservatory but, if yours was built many years ago, you may find it's no longer quite as pleasing as it used to be. Partial or complete replacement is easier...

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Difference between conservatories and glass extensions

Monday 6th May, 2013

Difference between conservatories and glass extensions

An increasing number of homeowners are investing in glass extensions for their home, keen to create extra living space and to add value to their property. If you’ve been thinking about adding...

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Will I need planning permission for a new loggia?

Monday 22nd April, 2013

Will I need planning permission for a new loggia?

Loggia conservatories are incredibly stylish and can make a beautiful extension to your home. A unique design concept inspired by the Renaissance period, they are architecturally stunning, often with...

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What conservatory style is best for limited space

Monday 15th April, 2013

What conservatory style is best for limited space

Even if your property has limited outdoor space available, you may still be able to create an additional room in the form of a conservatory to enjoy the outdoors without needing to worry about the...

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What is the difference between planning permission and building regulations

Monday 8th April, 2013

What is the difference between planning permission and building regulations

Most people know that approval is needed when extending their property, but did you know that both planning permission and building regulation approval may be needed? And did you know that many...

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Add value to your home with a conservatory

Monday 1st April, 2013

Add value to your home with a conservatory

A conservatory is a pleasure to spend time in for all sorts of reasons. It's especially exciting when newly built and it has the same appeal to potential home buyers, who will often regard it as...

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Ultraframe Looking Forward to FIT Show

Monday 18th March, 2013

Ultraframe Looking Forward to FIT Show

    Joe Martoccia, sales and Marketing Director at Ultraframe gives his perspective on the state of the conservatory market, new product innovation, the G12 awards and what we can...

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