20 March

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PLANNING PERMISSION AND BUILDING REGULATIONS?

Understanding the difference between planning permission and building regulations. Whether you are planning on building a new conservatory, orangery or extension  onto your home, you’ll find peace of mind knowing that your structure meets with the relevant regulations. Understanding the difference between conservatory and orangery…
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11 January

Conservatory Buyers Guide: Part 3

Who are Ultraframe Ultraframe, have been at the forefront of conservatory technology & design through constant evolutionary development for over 30 years. The roofs are independently third party tested by Wintech and the British Board of Agrément (BBA). They are currently the only conservatory roofing…
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10 January

Conservatory Buyers Guide: Part 2

Building work for a conservatory   It's not often as straightforward as you think. Base works will vary from property to property and there is no set requirement when building a base for conservatories because they do not come under building regulations except in special circumstances.…
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1 October

Ultrasky Lantern Roof

Let the light in with an Ultrasky Lantern Roof Maximise your view and light with fewer and slimmer bars, the Ultrasky Lantern Roof is adaptive to your design aspirations. If you're building a flat roof extension with lanterns, such as a house extension or orangery,…
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14 December

How good is modern glazing for conservatories?

Way back when, people used to put single glazed greenhouses bought from a garden centre onto the back of their homes and occasionally use them to sit out in during the year, then some bright spark thought, wouldn’t it be a good idea to make…
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20 March

DO I NEED PLANNING PERMISSION FOR A HOUSE EXTENSION?

Do I need a house extension planning permission is most likely the question at the top of your list. Numerous factors can control house extension planning permission, however the good news is that single storey house extensions are classed as Permitted Development, so subject to…
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27 February

What's the difference between a quote and an estimate?

Most purchasers will hopefully be sensible enough to obtain a price for goods or services before making any kind of financial investment. However, it is very easy to assume that a quote and an estimate are the exact same thing. It’s a common misconception. However,…
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23 February

So, just how strong is a conservatory roof?

Our customers often enquire as to how strong our range of conservatories are. Safety and security are a top priority, so we understand why this question comes up frequently. After all, your conservatory is an extension of your home, and as such, you want to…
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20 February

Adding a roof lantern to your home improvements project

Roof lanterns can be the perfect addition to a flat roof extension or orangery. Flood an otherwise gloomy room with natural light, creating a space that feels bright, open and airy. A roof lantern will also allow light to pour into any adjoining rooms, enhancing…
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