- Prefix Systems (UK) -

Retro-Fix Onsite

The first Retro-Fix system for the replacement conservatory market has now been installed, enabling the homeowner to upgrade what was a tired looking polycarbonate roof into a new high performance glass one.

Designed by Prefix Systems, Retro-Fix is an engineered solution specifically designed for the replacement conservatory market, estimated at 3million installations. The project from start to finish took just 2 days and included the replacement of a worn tilt and slide patio door, with a new high performance bi-folding door.

For many people, older conservatories are cold and damp in winter and show up the discoloured polycarbonate panels during the summer months under sunlight. What was once a highly desirable extension to these homes can now be seen as an eyesore. Retro-fix is a great solution for homeowners looking to benefit from an all year round extension to the home that also looks impressive and it’s also a good investment for people looking to sell their house.

Chris Baron and Chris Cooke co-directors of Prefix were onsite to oversee the first project and were delighted with the end result. They commented: “Retro-fix was quick and easy to install and looks part of the overall installation. We’re delighted to be able to carry out this conservatory facelift and believe there’s a large market to go after. Our customers now feel that we’ve given them a real competitive advantage.”

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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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