With the nights getting longer, and Christmas just around the corner, you want your conservatory to be as cosy as possible. Far too many conservatories in the UK suffer from being too hot in the Summer and too cold in the Winter. At Wolverhampton Glass, we want your conservatory to be a quiet, warm place to relax this Winter. Ways to achieve this in the short and long term include:
- Investing in better glazing
- Replacing your old polycarbonate roof
- Glass conservatory roofs
- Tiled conservatory roofs
Replace your conservatory roof
A faulty, outdated conservatory roof is one of the prime causes of a cold conservatory. Old polycarbonate roofs are particularly vulnerable to draughts and loss of heat-retention after their first few years. Of course, they could also prove vulnerable to leaking and severely damaging your home.
To improve your conservatory’s thermal performance, replace your conservatory roof before the harsh Winter months set in. A new glass roof or tiled roof will dramatically enhance the conservatory’s heat retention. Thanks to our glass roofs’ solar control panels, and our lightweight, draught-proofed tiles, either roofing solution will retain heat superbly, and transform your neglected conservatory into a much more comfortable living space.
Before and after
Glass conservatory roofs
At Wolverhampton Glass, our glass conservatory roofs are made with solar-control glass. These state-of-the-art panels limit the entry of the sun’s powerful UV rays during Summer, preventing the space from becoming too hot. In Winter, they absorb and retain the sun’s heat and do a fantastic job of stopping heat from escaping. While also offering beautiful views, glass conservatory roofs do a great job of keeping your conservatory toasty and enjoyable to relax in all through Winter.
Glass conservatory roof
Tiled conservatory roof
For optimal thermal performance, however, tiled conservatory roofs are the best choice. Thanks to their opaque, lightweight material, they are exceptionally good at maintaining heat inside your conservatory. With U-Values as low as just 0.14W/m²k, their outstanding thermal performance is certain to keep your conservatory warm throughout Winter.
In addition to this, tiled conservatory roofs offer properties the look of a more permanent extension. Available in a range of popular colours, including Red Brick, Burnt Ember and Charcoal, these stunning tiles will enhance your home’s aesthetics as well as its thermal performance.
Tiled Roof Conservatory
Upgrade your conservatory windows and doors
Older windows and doors that are starting to underperform are sure to make your conservatory a draughty and uncomfortable space. Without quality, efficient glazing, the glass will allow draughts to pass through, and your home’s heat to escape. This often happens with old, single-glazed windows, or windows that have been poorly installed. Gaps in the mechanism allow for air to leak in and out of your home.
your conservatory is becoming a cold and unused space, consider upgrading to double and triple glazed windows with low U-Values. These will achieve low rates of thermal transmittance, preventing the outside cold from getting in, and the inside heat from getting out. The results? A conservatory that maintains a cosy temperature all through Winter and helps you to save on your energy bills.
We supply a full range of uPVC, aluminium, and timber windows and doors that can be made to measure for any conservatory. With a full choice of materials, you can choose an option that suits the aesthetic character of your home.
Improve your conservatory this winter with Wolverhampton Glass
Here at Wolverhampton Glass we have been offering high-quality products and expert customer service to homeowners throughout the West Midlands and beyond for over 45 years. For more information about our home improvement solutions call us on 01902 773831 or contact us online.
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