The record summer of 2018 saw temperatures frequently reaching 30°C throughout the country. Heatwaves were a gift for some, but a nightmare for others.
No matter how you feel about these conditions, it’s good to prepare your home for the warmer conditions many experts are predicting for the years to come.
Older conservatories throughout Bolton are notorious for their sweltering conditions in these higher temperatures, making this incredible living space almost unbearable. Don’t worry, we’ve put together a few steps you can take to solve this problem.
Add blinds to your conservatory
Direct sunlight often causes the temperature to rise and can even fade furniture in a conservatory.
You won’t need to worry about these problems when investing in blinds. Not only will blinds give you protection from the sun’s powerful rays, but you’ll feel the difference in winter too. Close them in the colder months to retain warmth, maintaining a more pleasant temperature year-round.
Focus on ventilation
This is a basic step that offers effective results. Draughts cause chaos in the winter months, especially when old windows and doors let you down. Opening windows and doors on both sides of your home in summer will let cool air ventilate throughout your home.
A portable fan or air conditioning unit is also a good investment to control the room’s temperature. It may seem tempting to go for the cheapest model, but these entry-level models aren’t very energy efficient and will often cost you more in the long run.
Replace the conservatory roof
Advancements and design improvements over the years have drastically improved the quality of conservatories. Older conservatories generally feature polycarbonate or rickety tiled roofs that are boiling in the summer and Baltic in the winter months.
Plan-It Windows provides an ultra-thermally efficient lightweight tiled roof system that could radically improve the conditions of your conservatory. With a life expectancy of 60 years, this roof system is guaranteed to last and breathe new life into your conservatory. It comes in a variety of colours to match your existing roof or personal preference.
Looking for a home improvement expert?
Home improvements are a big decision, so you’ll need an expert you can trust. From uPVC doors and windows to conservatories with tiled roofs – no matter the job, we’ve got hands-on experience in it all. Whether you’re in Bolton, Bury or the Manchester area, give our team a call and we will give your home the perfect finishing touch.
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Fantastic service, replaced all the doors, windows and roofline on our old house and did a great job. High quality and great value. Got them to do the roofline and cladding on our new home and again excellent workmanship and great value. Can’t recommend enough.