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Replacement Polycarbonate Conservatory Roof

16th March 2018

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Why do you need a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof? The conservatory landscape is changing, so other options are now available. Consumers are looking at a range of options these days, with solid and glass conservatory roofs increasing in popularity – as well as hybrid alternatives, such as Ultraframe’s Livinroof and Ultraroof.

When asked ‘Why do you need a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof?’, we try to steer our customers toward newer alternatives. Polycarbonate is an opaque material that obscures views of the outside and can make a conservatory feel enclosed – an important fact to bear in mind if your construction is likely to be small.

So, do you need a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof or not? If your current system is underperforming – but your foundations, frames and door are sound – we’d recommend that you investigate glass or tiled replacement conservatory roofs, or our hybrid systems: Livinroof and Ultraroof.

A replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof might suffer from leaking, condensation and water ingress – leading to issues such as damp, mould and mildew. Ultraframe offers a viable alternative to the replacement polycarbonate roof system that is cost-effective and will provide great performance usable all year round!

Your Alternative to a Replacement Polycarbonate Conservatory Roof

By simply replacing your polycarbonate conservatory roof with a glazed roof by Ultraframe, you will be rewarded with a whole host of benefits. These include improved heat retention, reduced solar heat gain, reduced noise, improved light transmission and a low maintenance solution.

Another advantage of choosing an Ultraframe glass-based system instead of a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof is that your structure will burn off organic deposits such as fingerprints, grime and bird droppings – the smooth coating used in your product will allow water to cleanse the surface, removing dust and debris easily.

Instead of looking into the benefits of replacement polycarbonate conservatory roofs, talk to Ultraframe. Our systems have been carefully researched and developed and will reward you with high standards of performance, stand-out aesthetics and durability.

We can’t provide a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof, but we do provide exceptional, market-leading glazed roofs with different options and styles for you to choose from. All our systems are fully compliant with Building Regulations and have JHAI system approval, which will give you the peace of mind that your new conservatory roof is the best investment for your home.

Instead of a Replacement Polycarbonate Conservatory Roof, Explore Our Range Depending on which Ultraframe system you choose, you’ll be able to explore a range of features and choices that include vaulted and suspended ceilings, insulated pelmets and central lighting panels that accept spotlights and speakers.

The natural alternative to a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof, every product in our range can be customised to suit your preferences. From colour options through to the roof’s configuration, your Ultra Installer will help you design the perfect fit for your property to suit both its style and aesthetics.

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Decided Against a Replacement Polycarbonate Conservatory Roof? Then Have a Closer Look at Our Products

Selecting an alternative to a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof couldn’t be easier when you choose Ultraframe.


Our Livinroof is a hybrid system that’s both solid and glazed. Having voted against installing a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof, you’ll benefit instead from a system that allows for the installation of glazing shaped to your requirements and which can be placed where desired – meaning you can control where you want the light to fall. Internally, an insulated pelmet delivers a cosy real room feel by allowing for the inclusion of spotlights and speakers.

Classic Roof

The Classic Roof is a natural alternative that you should explore if you’ve decided against a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof. Weather tested for water tightness at speeds up to 130mph, this system is incredibly strong. It’s also highly configurable, as evidenced by its low pitch eaves beam and variable ridges that allow it to fit anywhere between 2.5-40.9°.


Like its close cousin, the Livinroof, this is a hybrid system that combines tiling and glass. Most notably, it’s flexible design is compatible with full-height glazing or Velux windows – which means you have complete control over its design. It’s also the lightest tiled roof available, enabling it to overcome issues commonly encountered with planning permission and building regulation schemas.

For your additional peace of mind, the Ultraroof has been tested by Warrington Fire as a complete system to meet the following guidelines:

• B-Roof – according to EN 13501-5:2016 • AC – according to BS476-3:2004

Find your Nearest Ultra Installer

Having decided against a replacement polycarbonate conservatory roof, you’ll be able to contact your nearest Ultra Installer to discuss the options that are available to you. The company you choose will be able to explain the products in our range and provide guideline prices.

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As a result of listening to our customers as well as broad consultation with industry stakeholders, we have now reopened the Ultraframe factory whilst following government guidelines and maintaining social distancing to ensure the safety of our staff and their families.

While some Ultraframe installers may not be fitting new conservatories / extensions at the moment, some of the installers are able to respond to enquiries and are operating their sales and office functions safely from home.

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