Many people prefer a tiled conservatory roof that holds more water than ordinary glass or polycarbonate in an effort to maximize comfort and energy efficiency.
A tiled conservatory roof can turn a conservatory into a suitable extension, rather than a temporary room.
The tiled conservatory roof is a type of solid roof made of various materials to suit a variety of materials and budgets.
Depending on your needs, solid roofs are available with lightweight steel tiles, synthetic plastic tiles, or as tile effect sheets.
Installing a new tiled conservatory roof in an existing storage area can be a daunting and expensive task rather than choosing a new polycarbonate or glass roof. This is because you are transforming your temporary structure into a permanent extension.
Whether you are replacing an old, existing conservatory roof, or considering your options for a new construction conservatory, a tiled conservatory roof from lekasystems may be a good option if you want to spend extra money to create a permanent extension to your home.
Rules for building a tiled roof
Replacing an old glass or polycarbonate Conservatory roof with a new sturdy tiled conservatory roof does not require a planning permit, but requires a Building Control Permit.
This is because adding a solid roof to your conservatory area changes the separation from the ‘temporary’ structure to the ‘permanent’.
Your conservatory will need to be inspected to ensure that it can safely handle the weight of a solid tiled conservatory roof. Sometimes you may need to adjust the structure of your conservatory to ensure that it can support the roof safely and comply with appropriate building codes.
These changes may include adding additional rods or beams for additional support, replacing windows and doors, or plumbing.
It is advisable to obtain a Property Management Permit from local authorities before purchasing your new strong conservatory roof.
Why choose a tiled conservatory roof ?
Tiled conservatory roof are usually the most expensive type of conservatory roof, but can offer a variety of benefits if you decide to make an investment.
Comfortable in every season – Conservatories with old and dilapidated glass roof can sometimes be very hot and light in summer, and cold in winter. A flat roof helps you to keep the temperature in your storage area and to reduce glare from the sun, thus creating a comfortable living space regardless of the weather.
Additional living space – A sturdy tiled conservatory roof converts your storage space from one room to another that can be used year-round.
Improved noise protection – Although some people prefer the sound of rain on the roof, it may sometimes not be possible if there is a lot of noise and you are trying to watch television or have a conversation. Tiled conservatory roof reduce rain noise and other noise pollution.
Low maintenance – A roof with preserved tiles requires very little repair as it lasts a long time, and dirt is not as noticeable on it as it is on a glass roof.