Beautiful, durable, and safe glass extensions can turn any old building into a piece of art. If you want to make your house look posh and spacious, glass is the best material to use. GSL Company has plenty of ideas to implement.
How Warm are Glass Roof Extensions?
A glass roof extension is something that can make a huge difference in your property. It is an excellent way to bring sunlight into your home and create a fantastic atmosphere. Many people decide to add an extension with a glass roof on to their kitchen. This gives extra space to their home and certainly adds more value to the property. If it is done correctly it will give your home the x-factor.
With the amount of technology we now have for glass, these roof extensions are very durable and strong and can last a long time. An extension allows people to use this extra space for all kinds of things. If you look after your glass roof extension it will serve you for many years and keep your home looking amazing.
What Benefits Can I Get From Glass Roof Extensions?
With glass roof extensions you can expect to have a great place to sit and relax in the summer. The sunshine will flood through your home and help create a naturally bright space. Nowadays all-glass roof extensions are energy efficient. This makes sure that your home will keep the heat in the winter months. It will also make sure that it does not get too hot in the summer months.
An extension with a glass roof is a brilliant way to make your home more valuable. It gives you more space as well as giving your home an excellent design. It not only leaves you with more space it will increase your home value. If you were to sell the property in a few years you would definitely make a nice profit.
A kitchen extension with a glass roof allows you to use this extra space for family dinners and special occasions. Many people use a kitchen extension for a study room or even a place where they can store gym equipment. They are extremely useful and a fantastic addition to a home.
Two Questions That Are Commonly Asked
There are many questions people have when thinking of adding an extension with a glass roof. The two most asked questions are:
How easy are they to clean?
Most people who go for kitchen extensions with glass roofs decide to have a minimum slope of 1%, this is so all rainwater will get rid of any debris. If you want to guarantee a clean glass roof then the recommended slope is 5%. If you decide to clean it yourself, you just need to make sure there is a safe space to use your ladder.
Is A Roof Glass Panel Expensive?
Well, glass is definitely more expensive than other building materials such as bricks. It is a good idea to be aware of this before thinking of the construction of an extension. Glass is an expensive material and especially when it is cut to size, costs can really increase. To keep costs down it is best to think of a glazing system with off the shelf sizes. The perfect frame for the glass is a uPVC or aluminum frame.
Will A Glass Roof Extension Suit My House
The answer is absolute. An extension glass roof is an excellent idea for everyone’s home. It allows so much light in and can bring down the cost of your electricity bill. But the main thing is the way it looks. Glass roof extensions look so good, they make your home so welcoming and pleasant to be in. They make your home look modern and the extra space it can give you is fantastic.
With a glass roof for the extension, you get a place that you can go and listen to the rain or watch the sun come down. It makes your home cozier on a winter’s night when you are sitting under the stars or watching the snowfall. We have helped out so many people with glass roof extensions and we can safely say they always look great once they are fitted. It does not matter what type of home you have, there are always solutions to make it look brilliant.
Will It Keep My Home Warm
Yes, the amount of technology there is with glass nowadays a roof glass panel will keep your home warm. The tips we have learned from doing this work for so long is that if your home is South facing it is a good idea to think about special glass that reflects the sun. This will prevent your house from overheating on a summer’s day. Another good tip is that if it is North facing you may want to consider some heating in the floor and some form of a heater in the extension. This will help prevent the room from becoming too cold on a winter’s day.
There are also other things that can be done, such as adding blinds to the extension or even carpets. This will make your extension look and feel more cozy and cool or heat the room.
Obviously, the main thing that makes many people’s extensions feel cold is cheap glass design panels. This will cause a cold room that nobody wants to enter. It will also make your extension too hot in the summer, leaving it like a sauna. To avoid these mistakes you must use good roof glass.
GSL Company makes sure that each project we work on we only use the best and most suitable glass for the job. This creates the perfect temperature in your extension in the summer months and winter months. There is nothing worse than a cold extension in December. Your extension then turns into a place that nobody wants to go to. When you use the correct roof glass panels, you use glass with technology that prevents cold moisture from entering the extension.
In the summer months, the glass we use will reflect the sun and avoid your extension in becoming a sauna. By using the correct materials for the job, your glass roof extension will become a place where you can sit and relax in peace. A place where you will not be cold or too hot. The temperature will be suitable for everyone so you can all enjoy your time in your special place. After all, if you have spent the money on this extension you do not want it to be a waste of time that nobody uses.
By using a professional company that takes pride in the work it does, you will get the best work possible. There is a saying, you get what you pay for. So if you want to cut corners and do things cheap then you are likely to come into trouble down the road. But if you pay a little extra and do things right, you will be able to enjoy your glass roof extension for years to come with no problems.