Asked by: Caren Matsotskyasked in category: General Last Updated: 10th May, 2020
What is the minimum pitch for a conservatory roof?
Also know, will a conservatory roof take my weight?
Yes, your conservatory will be strong enough to take your weight, but If there is one thing that we'd like you to take away after reading this article it's that you should never check whether your conservatory roof can take your weight by standing or climbing on it as this is extremely dangerous and could result in a
Similarly, how do you measure a conservatory roof? Take the distance from '1' to '2' first, then the space between point '3' and the back of your house. The 'top to bottom' distance from point '4' to the ground can be factored in, along with the potential angle of elevation and forwarded to your conservatory roof supplier.
Beside above, does my conservatory need a tie bar?
Traditionally tie bars have been needed to prevent ridge deflection and roof spread when snow and wind loads are applied to the conservatory. Without measures to counter these loads the conservatory would be in danger of collapse. However, tie bars are generally unpopular with both installers and homeowners.
Can you stand on a glass conservatory roof?
Conservatory roofs are not designed to be load bearing. Do not try to stand, walk or crawl along them, conservatory roofs and glass panels are not designed to stand on! If need be you can get crawl boards and place them over the glazing bars, but this can be dangerous, so is best avoided wherever possible.