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More GardenRoom developments

Prefix Systems have made further developments to their tiled GardenRoom roof which addresses many of the issues with other tiled conservatory roof solutions, including a new insulated box section eaves beam, a new co-extruded PVCu soaker and more tile and slate options than ever before.

GardenRoom is the latest generation of tiled conservatory roofs and is becoming increasingly popular both for new installations and for conservatory replacement projects. It’s also helping to close the gap between the typical conservatory and single storey extension markets as Prefix customers look to open up new sales opportunities.

The new 115mm x 70mm insulated box section eaves beam, is just one of a number of enhancements to the solid warm roof, which is now insulated on the front face to eliminate cold bridging and any risk of condensation. It’s also been designed to accommodate multiple pitch variations, has better spanning capabilities, allows for a neater fascia detail, enables an optional pelmet detail to be created for lighting and is easier and quicker for the installer on site.

A new co-extruded PVCu soaker has been introduced that features flipper gaskets at key points to push any water ingress in the correct direction for drainage. It’s in one continuous length, lighter in weight and like the new eaves beam is easier and quicker for the installer on site

There are also new Envirotile colour finishes that have just been launched which include Chestnut Brown, Terracotta Red and Slate (light) Grey, along with matching hip and ridge cappings, which are supplied in one continuous section for speed if installation. The ‘Tapco’ finish tile is also available in the new colours and is becoming increasingly popular with installers and consumers looking to match existing slate roofs, with the rugged edges designed to replicate a hewn slate tile finish to blend perfectly with it’s surroundings.

Chris Baron and Chris Cooke, co-directors at Prefix Systems commented:: ‘These are important enhancements to our GardenRoom roof and are part of an on-going research and development process. Our customers are telling us that they believe our tiled conservatory roof solution is now their preferred choice due to ease of installation and these latest and important key features.’

For further information or a free copy of their new trade brochure or GardenRoom brochure, contact the sales office on 01254 871800, e-mail enquiries@prefixsystems.co.uk or add to their considerable following on Twitter @prefixsystems.

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Prefix Systems (UK)

Prefix Systems is the UK’s largest independent fabricator of conservatory roofs with a history that dates back to 1996. Run by Chris Baron and Chris Cooke, the leading Ultraframe fabricator operates from a head office in Clayton-Le-Moors, Lancashire and from two further manufacturing sites in Northamptonshire and Swansea.

Prefix is the only conservatory fabricator in the UK with a number of regional fabrication facilities which provides the necessary expertise for the local market and the added support that goes with it. Prefix was arguably the first fabricator in the UK to provide a wide range of laminated colours which now extends to 10, along with a unique cast iron effect for gutters.

The company also has considerable expertise in portal frames and in the retro-fit market. There is an estimated replacement market of 3million conservatories and with their Retro-fix and Multibeam products developed with Window Widgets, Prefix is set to take a lead in addressing this important market sector.

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