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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Upgrading Your Conservatory

Monday 16th May, 2011

Upgrading Your Conservatory

Conservatories are renowned for providing homeowners with a flexible space which not only acts as a multi functional room, but one that also lets in the daylight during winter months, helping to...

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Saturday 14th May, 2011

The Age of Aluminium

Drivers such as a desire for wider colour choices have resulted in an increase in the demand for aluminium conservatory roofs. As a result, leading designer and manufacturer of conservatory roof...

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Tuesday 10th May, 2011

A Classic Solution

Approximately twenty percent of homeowners make the decision to retrofit blinds onto their conservatories, a process that can prove extremely costly and time consuming. Andrew Thomson, Director of...

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Saturday 16th April, 2011

Conservatory Market Trends

Mark Hanson, marketing manager at Ultraframe and Chair of the GGF’s Conservatory Association talks to Real Homes magazine about the developments in the conservatory market. “There...

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Monday 28th March, 2011

Durham Design

From little acorns do huge oaks grow – that could be the business mantra of Durham Design partners Jill and Kevin Chatt. Based in the North East as the name suggests, they have now orders...

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Classic gets Configurable

Monday 28th March, 2011

Classic gets Configurable

Ultraframe is launching a low pitch version of it’s Classic. Here Mark Hanson marketing manager at Ultraframe looks at what the product does and who it’s aimed at.   The Classic...

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Tuesday 15th March, 2011

Prudence is Alive and Well

Adding to it’s best factory win in 2007 at The Manufacturer awards and The Shingo bronze medallion in 2009, Ultraframe have again been successful in 2010. The company won the Financial...

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Pushing Forward with Verandas

Friday 4th March, 2011

Pushing Forward with Verandas

Conservatory Outlet is offering a stylish new Veranda from Ultraframe to its dealers, as part of the company's drive to push up standards in the conservatory sector, and promote excellence in new...

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Tuesday 22nd February, 2011

Ultraframe founder gets MBE

The founder of ULTRAFRAME John Lancaster received the perfect start to 2011 – an honour from the Queen. In Her Majesty's New Year Honour's list, John (68) received an MBE for...

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The latest sales tool from Ultraframe

Tuesday 1st February, 2011

The latest sales tool from Ultraframe

Mark Hanson, Marketing Manager at Ultraframe and Chair of the GGF’s Conservatory Association, looks at the orientation and age of the host property to determine if this should be a major factor...

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Wednesday 12th January, 2011

Ultraframe Classic provides wide choice

Ultraframe is trying to provide retailers with stimulating and thought provoking products. The company wants to inspire retailers, to help them invigorate the conservatory market.   By...

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Thursday 9th December, 2010

U- Design conservatory software for retail selling

Since its preview at Glassex 2009 and subsequent launch, Ultraframe’s U-Design software (powered by RoofWright) has gone from strength to strength. As a reflection of U-Design’s success,...

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Wednesday 8th December, 2010

High five for Ultraframe at Glassex

There were five major products that caused a massive WOW on the Ultraframe stand at Glassex, CM reports. These five were the Veranda, Classic aluminium roof, the Orangery, Irish Oak finish...

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Homeowners Perspective

Saturday 4th December, 2010

Homeowners Perspective

Editor, Davinia Gill shares her recent experience of having her Ultraframe Orangery and Ultraframe Georgian style conservatory installed. She also shares her views of what a homeowner really feels...

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Friday 3rd December, 2010

Warmseal Windows Advocate U-Design

Warmseal Windows Ltd are strong advocates of U-Design. Since its release Warmseal have been committed to using the software and it has now become a very valuable and powerful sales, survey and...

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Saturday 13th November, 2010

Take Care with Ultraframe

As powder coated aluminium increasingly features at roof systems company Ultraframe, Marketing Manager Mark Hanson outlines the areas that fitters need to be aware of when handling these...

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Veranda - Make the most of the great outdoors

Thursday 14th October, 2010

Veranda - Make the most of the great outdoors

Recognising the trend to 'cross-over' conservatories, Ultraframe has introduced a new life style room that will definitely capture consumers imagination. Conservatories have always been an...

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Wednesday 13th October, 2010

Ultraframe blazes trail with new 0.53 U value glazed roof

Featuring on its stand at Glassex - which opens this weekend - is the Utopia ecoroof from Ultraframe. This trailblazing product gives unparalleled thermal performance, effectively and at a...

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Tuesday 5th October, 2010

Jardine's majors on Classic Plus Roof

Jardine Windows and Conservatories is on the coast of Lancashire just north of Blackpool and is a family owned and run company. Husband and wife team Adrian and Jill Jardine are the proprietors...

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Why Glassex is Important to Ultraframe

Tuesday 5th October, 2010

Why Glassex is Important to Ultraframe

Steve Halford  - Sales Director at Ultraframe -  tells readers why Glassex is still important to the company Why should Conservatory Magazine readers come to your stand this...

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