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Is a conservatory roof replacement worth the cost?

20th November 2019

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Is a conservatory roof replacement worth the cost?

Yes, a conservatory roof replacement is worth the cost. It will improve the thermal efficiency and give you a room you can use all year round. It will also give you a place to install spotlights and speakers and bring natural light into the room using full length glass panels or Velux roof lights. Read more to see whi it is worth the cost to replace your conservatory roof. 


So why is a conservatory roof replacement worth the cost?

It’s easy to understand why people wonder if a roof replacement is worth the cost because often, the price quoted for the roof replacement can be similar to what they paid for the entire conservatory when it was first installed some 15 or 20 years ago. It can seem hard to understand why one component can cost so much and this can put many people off.

Replacing your conservatory roof is a popular home improvement project, with many homeowners choosing them to turn their outdated conservatory into a warm room that they can use all round. While there is no doubting that replacements look beautiful and that they provide a fast and easy way of creating a room similar to an extension, many people still wonder is a conservatory roof replacement worth the cost?

This article should help you to stop worrying about whether a roof replacement for a conservatory is worth the cost by explaining the high levels of technology that go into these products and how it will benefit you and your home.

What are the cost benefits of replacing a conservatory roof?

Here are the top 5 benefits of a roof replacement and why they mean that you’ll no longer wonder about if a conservatory roof replacement is worth the cost:

  1. Replacing the roof on your conservatory will give you a room that’s warm enough to use all year round. Just like any other room in your home, your new room will be warm and cosy on cold days and will also be much cooler than an outdated conservatory on a warm summer’s day. This alone is enough to convince most people that it is worth the cost! The technology in replacement conservatory roofs means that they are hugely more thermally efficient than old conservatories and can sometimes even be more thermally efficient than a traditionally built extension.replacement conservatory roof cost benefits
  2. As explained above, a roof replacement will give you a room that’s a lovely comfortable temperature every day of the year, just like any other room in your home. The only other way you could achieve such a usable new room is to have an extension built, which would be much more expensive than replacing the roof on your conservatory. When comparing the cost of an extension vs a replacement conservatory roof, you’ll be reassured that a replacement conservatory roof is worth the cost – and more!
  3. Replacement conservatory roofs are beautiful and will completely transform the appearance of your old conservatory. They’re also a fast project to complete – your replacement conservatory roof can be watertight in just one day! For a project that’s so fast and that will make such a difference to the outside appearance of your home, a conservatory roof replacement is worth the cost. Part of the beauty of a replacement conservatory roof is the amount of light they bring into your home – both the room below and any adjoining rooms too. Many people who replace their old conservatory roofs are replacing roofs that are glazed with polycarbonate. This is an opaque material that allows minimal light into the room below. You’ll be in complete agreement that a replacement conservatory roof is worth the cost once it’s been installed, complete with full-length glazed panels, and you see just how light and airy your home now feels. The benefits of natural light are endless and replacing your roof is worth the cost as your home will be flooded with natural light, making it feel brighter, more airy, larger, and more pleasant to spend time in.replacement conservatory roof cost benefits
  4. There are many options available with a replacement conservatory roof and so you can personalise it to meet your exact requirements – another factor which will eliminate any niggling worries of is a conservatory roof replacement worth the cost. These options include a choice of tile colours, choice of roof glazing, choice of style, the option to make your roof EVEN more thermally efficient if you live in an especially exposed area, plus the option to tile with the same tiles as your home. We all want to express ourselves when improving our homes and a replacement conservatory roof lets you do just that by making sure it’s perfect for you and your home. A home improvement project that achieves all of this means that a replacement conservatory roof is worth the cost every time.
  5. The final benefit on our top 5 list of things to help you understand why a replacement conservatory roof is worth the cost is the value that it will add to your home. Under Building Regulations, a conservatory is not classed as a year-round habitable room but a conservatory that has had a solid roof replacement is. This means that from a value point of view, replacing your conservatory roof is more akin to adding an extension, and so the value of your home will increase. A beautiful, warm, useable new room and your home will be worth more too – what more could you need to convince you that replacing your conservatory roof is worth the cost?

Is the cost of changing a conservatory worth it?

Think of replacing your conservatory roof as something that will change your life. It may sound dramatic but it’s not an exaggeration! You’ll soon agree that a replacement conservatory roof is worth the cost when you’re benefitting from a new room that you can use all year round and a beautiful looking new home extension that not only increases the value of your home but is an absolute pleasure to spend time in. A conservatory roof replacement is a considerable investment into your home but once you’ve had your roof replaced, you’ll understand that it was worth the cost because of the many benefits it will bring to you, your family and your home.

If you need any further information about why a replacement roof is worth the cost, simply take a look at the information on our Ultraroof or Livinroof pages. You’ll find out more about how it will make your home warm, how beautiful it will look, how fast it is to install and how it’s the most technically advanced replacement roof on the market for many different reasons.

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