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Lean-to conservatories with a solid roof

Lean-to conservatories are a popular choice for their simplicity of design and practicality. A lean-to conservatory is easy to update with a new solid roof replacement which instantly creates a modern, stylish looking extension to any type of property. With the clean lines of a lean-to conservatory a solid tiled roof can instantly bring older conservatories up to date.

Yes, solid roofs can be installed on just about any conservatory type. A solid roof can transform your lean-to conservatory into a clean, modern looking extension to your home. The simple lines of a lean-to conservatory make it a timeless design and a new tiled roof can add that wow factor.

A lean-to conservatory with a solid roof can also be finished with glass panels to ensure plenty of light enters the space. The end result is a light modern looking space that can be used all year round.

Can I install a solid tiled roof on a lean-to conservatory?

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Solid roof planning permission

In 2010 the planning regulations changed meaning that you can replace your conservatory roof with a solid roof without the need for planning permission. So, in most cases you will not need planning permission to have a solid roof installed on your lean-to conservatory.

However, it is important to ensure that your conservatory is structurally sound and strong enough to support the extra weight. Prior to installation your installer will arrange a survey to ensure that your conservatory is structurally sound. In some rare cases some structural strengthening  may be required before the roof is installed.

You can talk to an expert free here to check if your conservatory is likely to be suitable for a solid roof.

Will I need planning permission to install a solid roof on my lean-to conservatory?

What are the tile options for my lean-to conservatory?

A solid conservatory roof is a fully insulated roof that can be installed onto most conservatories regardless of style or age. The tile options vary depending on your budget, the structure and how the room will be used. The most common tile options are standard slate or composite economical replica tiles; which are lightweight and offer great value for money.

Both are great options for a lean-to conservatory and will create a fully insulated, thermally efficient and modern looking living space to be enjoyed at any time of the year. Some older lean-to conservatories may be more suited to the composite replica tiles which are much lighter than slate whilst offering all the benefits of a warm tiled conservatory roof.

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Will a lean-to conservatory with a solid roof be fully insulated?

Yes a lean-to conservatory with a solid roof will be fully insulated helping to keep the heat in during the winter and the space cool in the summer. Solid roofs also reduce external noise and improve home security.

There are also numerous internal finishing options to suit the style and feel that you want.

Is a solid roof on a lean-to conservatory worth it?

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Solid roofs are a great investment for the home in many ways. More and more U.K. home owners are opting to invest in a solid roof conversion and home buyers are attracted to properties with solid roof conservatories.

The lifestyle improvements from having the extra space are abundant, but the benefits go beyond the extra space.

Solid roof conservatories help make the home more energy efficient, which leads to savings on heating bills. 

In addition to these benefits, a solid roof conservatory can add value to your home and make it more attractive to buyers in the market. So, for the cost of a solid roof replacement there are many immediate and long term benefits to be gained.

Is a lean-to conservatory with a solid roof secure?

Conservatories with a solid roof do help with overall security of property since it's much harder for a potential intruder to gain entry via the roof. Polycarbonate roofs are easily removed and there is usually no insulation beneath the roof making it easy for an someone to gain entry. 

A solid roof is a hard fixed structure complete with insulation and a ceiling. This makes gaining access much more difficult and enhances overall security of the property.

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FAQ

Do I need planning permission for a solid roof replacement on a lean-to conservatory?


In most cases, a solid roof replacement on a lean-to conservatory will not need planning permission. You will need to ensure that the conservatory structure is sound before installing a new solid tiled roof. Your installer will survey your conservatory before installing a new roof in most cases. You can speak to a conservatory expert free of charge to discuss your conservatory.




How much does a solid conservatory roof cost?


The cost of a solid roof conservatory can vary greatly depending in size, materials, internal and external finishes and more. The best way to get an exact price and be sure of getting the best deal is to use our free quote service. We will connect you with up to three local conservatory experts for a tailored solid roof replacement quotation. This way you can compare prices, services and warranties to be sure that you get the best all round deal.




Can I replace my current roof with a solid tiled roof?


Yes, you can replace your current roof with a solid roof on most conservatory frames. Once we've connected you with a local expert, they will carry our a free survey for you to ensure that your conservatory structure can take the extra weight. In some rare cases, strengthening can be required before a new roof is goes on.




Are solid conservatory roofs worth it?


A solid conservatory roof has many benefits and is well worth the cost for many people. Putting a tiled roof on your conservatory is a great way to increase the usable living space of your home, but the benefits don't stop there. A solid roof is seen by many as a worthwhile home improvement for the overall value that it adds to your home. It's also a way to make your home more energy efficient because a solid roof helps retain heat in the winter and keep the space cool in the summer. Many home buyers see a solid roof conservatory as a huge plus, due to the extra space that can be in full use as part of the home.




What are the benefits of replacing a conservatory roof with a solid roof?


There are many benefits to replacing a conservatory roof with a solid foof. Here are some examples of the benefits. 1) Create more living space that can be used all year round. A solid roof conservatory becomes a true part of your home and can be used all year round. 2) A solid roof conservatory retains the heat in the winter while staying cool in the summer. 3) Solid roof conservatories make your home more energy efficient by keeping the heat in and the cold air outside. 4) A solid roof conservatory is a great investment for your home. Not only does it improve lifestyle but can also add value to your home. 5) Solid roof conservatory cost. A solid roof conservatory costs less than other types of extension while still providing a real living space. 6) Replacing a conservatory roof with a solid roof doesn't usually require planning permission. This means the solid roof replacement can be quick and stress free. 7) Solid roof conservatories can have many interior finishes. It's easy to see why replacing a conservatory roof with a solid roof has become a popular choice for homeowners across the U.K. There is no shortage of great solid roof conservatory reviews.




What is the best type of roof for a conservatory?


The best roof for a conservatory depends on how the space will be used. A solid roof turns a conservatory into a real living space that can be used as part of the home all year round. In effect, a solid roof conservatory is an extension of your home. So, if you want to extend your home and make full use of the space, a solid roof is the best option. A glass roof is creates a light space that can be enjoyed on those cooler days. Glass roofs do not usually offer the same level of insulation as a solid roof, so can still get very cool in the winter months. It's also worth keeping in mind that glass is not the best option for south facing conservatories as they can become unbearably hot in the summer months. Poly carbonate roofs offer a cost effective solution for conservatories as a glass alternative. There is very little insulation, so the space can become very cold has has little noise reduction. It is not the best option if you want to use your conservatory as a real living space but, as a utility room a polycarbonate roof could be a good option.




What is a solid conservatory roof?


Conservatories with a solid roof are up to 15 times more thermally efficient than a standard polycarbonate conservatory roof. Solid roof conservatories also reduce noise, retain heat, keep the room cool in the winter and improve security. Most importantly, for the cost of a solid roof on your conservatory, you get a real extension to your home that can be used all year round. A solid roof conservatory is usually a tiled roof. The tile options vary depending on budget and how the room will be used. The standard tile options are usually either standard slate or composite economical replica tiles which are lightweight and offer great value for money. Glass or panels can also be included as part of the roof. Since all conservatories are different, It's best to discuss your options with an expert to find out which option is right for you.




How do I replace my glass conservatory roof with a solid roof?


To replace your conservatory roof with a solid roof just use our quote tool Once you've completed the quick form a conservatory expert will contact you to confirm your needs. They will inform you of your options and organise quotes for you from local experts. Replacing a conservatory roof with a solid roof is usually a simple process that does not require planning permission. Solid roof conservatories are a cost effective way to extend your home.




I'm looking for solid conservatory roof installers near me. Can you help?


Yes, we have a panel of solid conservatory roof installers nationwide. Where ever you are in the U.K. we will most likely have installers near you. We match our customers with local installers, this insures that your quote is accurate and that you have an expert near you before, during and after the work has been completed. If you want to find an installer near you, just get a quote and we will match you with a local installer.




Can I have a lean to conservatory with a solid roof?


Yes, you can replace your lean to conservatory roof with a solid tiled roof. Solid roofs can be installed on most conservatory types. Lean to conservatories are a popular choice of conservatory and a solid roof can look stylish and modern.