Buying a Replacement Conservatory Roof

Solid or full glass conservatory roof?

Buying a Replacement Conservatory RoofWhich is better, a Solid or a full glass conservatory roofing ?

That depends on a lot of things, such as:

  • your budget
  • your conservatory style
  • if it is a new or replacement conservatory roofing job?
  • your personal preferences

In terms of budget, you are going to need to spend more on a tiled roof than for glass. This is because the supporting structure is generally more complex and substantial, especially if you are using solid concrete tiles as these are very heavy (and get heavier when wet).

There are lightweight roof tiles on the market, which can help save on the structural costs of a conservatory roof, but the tiles themselves are more expensive than concrete tiles.

Both types of roofing have their benefits, but in the end it will probably come down to price and visual appeal as to which is better, a Solid or a full glass conservatory roof . See more at