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October 20, 2021
Conservatories have always been one of the most luxurious investments you could possibly make for your family home. They provide the most beautiful additional space and comfort to a property – the very best ones are like a stylish bridge stretching from the inside of your home right out to your garden. It’s a place to relax, it’s a place for the kids to play, it’s a place to entertain.
As with all home improvements, your conservatory needs to be cared for and maintained because, over time, they can sometimes be subjected to extreme wear and tear, no part more so than your conservatory roof. So, if your conservatory is looking tired, should you get a new conservatory or a new conservatory roof instead? What conservatory roof options are really open to you?
Conservatory roof replacements can cost from as little as £2,040 right up to £19,050 depending on the size of your conservatory, the style of your roof, and the materials or system used to create the replacement roof. The conservatory roof price also varies according to the installer you choose and whether there’s competition for your business.
It may come as a surprise but you can reduce the price on the quotes you receive by up to 40% by letting potential installers know that you’re getting quotes from two or three other companies. The biggest imperative for most conservatory roof replacement company owners is keeping their fitting teams busy – they don’t want them sitting at the back of the showroom doing nothing while being paid for it! And while they would love to be able to charge a particular price for an installation, they’ll always do it for less to keep their installers working and to beat other companies who want to do business with you.
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The amount you pay for your conservatory roof will depend on the style of roof you’re choosing and the size of your conservatory. However, you should feel confident to use the following ballpark quote ranges to give you an idea of the budget you’ll need to set aside:
We’ll provide quote guidelines in more detail later on this page, plus explaining the positives and negatives of each style of roof.
It depends on you, your personal preferences, and the budget you have available for which conservatory roof is best for your home. A conservatory roof replacement is much more affordable than a replacement conservatory and a replacement offers nearly all of the same benefits at a much lower price. But which is best, a tiled roof or a solid roof?…
If the state of the conservatory on your home is really bad and you’ve already had quotes from various installers on performing the necessary remedial work to bring the conservatory back up to standard, a conservatory roof replacement might not be right – it might be time to consider getting a brand new conservatory instead.
Although there is a growing trend among homeowners to replace their existing polycarbonate or glass roof with a tiled roof, like-for-like replacements are still the more popular option. Find conservatory roof replacement ideas here!
But what benefits do you and your family get by replacing your existing polycarbonate or glass roof with another polycarbonate or glass roof?
Please find standard price ranges for the supply and installation of a new conservatory roof by a local or national trusted trader below…
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Conservatory converters transform the appearance of your conservatory with a tiled roof instead of a glass or a polycarbonate roof.
As we mentioned earlier, tiled conservatory roofs are becoming more and more popular among homeowners for the distinct benefits they deliver to the appearance of your conservatory and to the enjoyment you and your family get from using your conservatory.
A tiled conservatory roof offers all of the same benefits that a glass or polycarbonate roof offers except that it delivers even greater protection against condensation and noise from the outside coming in.
Many homeowners also choose tiled conservatory roofs because they block more light from coming in on particularly hot and sunny days. On days like these, many people find it difficult to sit for any length of time in their conservatory without having to cover their eyes to protect them from the strength of the sun or without overheating even if the windows are open.
Quotes you can expect for the installation of a tiled conservatory roof replacement vary greatly. However, we’ve included some figures below to help you understand the level of budget required to carry out the work.
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For traditional tiled conservatory roof replacements, the time taken to remove your old roof and install the new one is very labour intensive and it can take a long time even for the most experienced fitters to complete the job. This pushes up the cost of the work quite substantially on larger conservatories.
Guardian conservatory roofs adopt a different and innovative approach to this problem. When your installer is quoting you for a Guardian replacement conservatory roof, they take the dimensions of your conservatory’s frame as well as detailed notes on the style of roof that you want for your home.
They then send off those dimensions and drawings to the manufacturing team at Guardian’s conservatory roof factory who then assemble your conservatory roof in their workshop for later delivery to your installer. Once your installer has taken possession, they then remove your old roof and use specialist equipment to lower the Guardian roof onto the top of your conservatory.
A Supalite conservatory roof, like a Guardian conservatory roof, is a type of solid roof manufactured away from your property and delivered direct to the fitter who lowers it onto your conservatory’s frame. They can be used on all types of conservatory styles, such as a lean-to conservatory roof replacement.
Supalite conservatory roofs offer many of the same advantages as Guardian conservatory roofs and they can be supplied in a number of different styles. For the latest Supalite roof cost, below is a list of supply-only prices – the price you pay would have the installer’s supply margin, labour charges, and VAT on top.
|Supalite roofs||Dimensions||Roof frame material||Supply-only quote|
|Lean to||3m x 2.5m||Supalite Roof||£1,200-£1,400|
|Lean to||4m x 3m||Supalite Roof||£1,650-£1,800|
|Gable fronted||3m x 3m||Supalite Roof||£1,600-£1,750|
|Gable fronted||3.5m x 3.5m||Supalite Roof||£1,950-£2,100|
|Gable fronted||4m x 4m||Supalite Roof||£2,400-£2,550|
|Edwardian||3m x 3m||Supalite Roof||£2,100-£2,250|
|Edwardian||3.5m x 3.5m||Supalite Roof||£2,550-£2,700|
|Edwardian||4m x 4m||Supalite Roof||£2,900-£3,150|
|Victorian||3m x 3m||Supalite Roof||£2,250-£2,400|
|Victorian||3.5m x 3.5m||Supalite Roof||£2,900-£3,150|
|Victorian||4m x 4m||Supalite Roof||£3,350-£3,500|
The most reliable ways of getting the best price on a conservatory roof are to:
Hundreds of conservatory roof replacement companies, all certified by CERTASS and FENSA, have registered with CompareCompanies to find out when people in their local area are looking for quotes. At the same time, thousands of homeowners every month trust CompareCompanies to find them experienced, talented, and reliable suppliers to provide them with quotes.
Fill in the form above and we’ll connect you with 2 installers in your area. Ask them all the questions you need to know the answers to about conservatory roofs so that you get the roof that’s right for your conservatory and your home. There’s no charge to our service and there’s no obligation to accept any quote from one of our partner companies.
All conservatory roof styles have their advantages, such as thermal efficiency and improved aesthetics. Whether you choose solid, glazed or tiled, it is important to find the right fit for your home.
Your conservatory roof can usually be replaced within only a few days. This will vary based on your exact specifications.
The price of a replacement conservatory roof will depend on its size and style, such as whether it is solid or tiled. You will want to speak to our experts to weigh up the advantages of these with the prices.
The price of the tile depends on the material, the tile size and the amount required. The average cost of a lightweight conservatory roof replacement works out around £40 - £50 per square metre (plus VAT and labour costs). Of course, the larger the tile the less you'll need. Generally, slate tends to be more expensive than tiles but usually last longer.
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