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What is the difference between Polycarbonate and Glass Roofs?

What is the difference between Polycarbonate and Glass Roofs?

Homeowners are always keen to add value to their properties and maximise their living by investing in a type of home extension. 

This could be in the form of a conservatory or orangery that consists of a glass roof and walls that are attached to the house on one side.

Glass roofs from Natralight, can also fulfil a number of purposes plus they can be used as a greenhouse, a sunroom or in your kitchen. 

Conservatories are incredibly functional plus they are wonderfully visually pleasing making them a stunning addition to any home. 

If you are thinking about investing in a conservatory for your home, you will need to choose between having a glass or polycarbonate roof.

This is why we have put together some benefits of choosing glass over polycarbonate in our latest blog.

Polycarbonate vs Glass Roofs

Polycarbonate roofs cost less but they lack the natural insulation qualities of glass roofs. Adding solar inserts for polycarbonate roofing is an extra cost to give you a warm and cosy conservatory. 

Polycarbonate conservatories are simply not as appealing as glass versions.

Glass conservatory roofs, on the other hand, help retain heat and will keep you warm throughout the winter. This helps to save money on your energy bills and means you will not have to invest in energy eating heating appliances such as electric heaters. 

Glass roofs are also less prone to scratches plus they are weather-resistant, which is especially important in winter. 

Competitive Quotes for Structural Glazing

If you are considering adding value to your property with a conservatory, talk to Natralight about adding structural glazing.

From our base in West Bromwich, West Midlands, we work with customers right across the country including all over London.

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