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Loggia, An Orangery ?

Posted on April 14, 2013 by Rodney Hewitt

The industry has been abuzz with Ultraframe’s latest product design : Loggia (pronounced Lodger, as in you take in a lodger!)

The reason the industry and consumers have got so excited is that there is no denying it’s an eye catching product !

 

Not only is Loggia an attractive structure it’s well designed too, from a construction point of view Ultraframe have really thought this out, you can fit an Loggia Conservatory on site comfortably with a one week period.

 

The question we would ask however is this: Is The Loggia an Orangery?

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Conservatory Cill Boards

Posted on March 22, 2013 by Rodney Hewitt

For a long time we have always used Poly Board cills for the inside of our conservatories, as pictured below

 

It’s not a great material to be honest, the construction is similar to a kitchen worktop, but you have to use plastic joints at the corners and plastic end caps…… They always seem to break and tend to look a little unsightly after a while.

 

 

But it’s what everyone in the industry uses. There have been alternatives: Timber, Marble, and Granite, all of which can look very attractive, but have significant draw backs (Maintenance & Cost)

 

 

Always looking to improve our product range we’ve been keen to find an alternative and we’ve got one:

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Certass Membership

Posted on February 24, 2013 by Rodney Hewitt

As of February 2013, all our windows and doors installations will now been registered with Certass.

 

For 10 years we have been members of Fensa; however we have now decided to transfer our registration to Certass. Our main reason for this is ease of registration, when an installation is registered on-line, Certass as well as producing your needed certification, will pass on the installation details to the QANW (Quality Assured National Warranties), registering and producing your insurance backed guarantee certificate.

 

For information on Certass or QANW you can visit their websites or we can send out a brochure.

EPDM Rubber Roof

Posted on January 24, 2013 by Rodney Hewitt

In recent years we have made more and more use of this excellent roofing material.

We first began using this versatile product for our Orangery Flat Roof Cassettes; we then went on to us it for Flat Roof Extension and Full Garage Roof Replacements

 

 

It carries a 20 year guarantee. The Maximum sheet size is 30mts X 15mts meaning event the biggest area can be covered without needing to make joins.

 

For any further information please call us.

New Composite Door Display

Posted on December 20, 2012 by Rodney Hewitt

We were very pleased to install 2 new Composite Doors in our showroom this month.

 

One of them is part of the new ‘Pastel Coloured Range’ as pictured below:

This is the Turquoise Pastel Colour, with Chrome Hardware.

 

The Pastel Range also includes a Pale Green and a Cream Finish.

 

If you would like ot see the Doors feel free to call into our showroom or we would be happy to send out a brochure.