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Supply Only Roof Lanterns

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Spectrum Glazing specialise in DIY supply only roof lanterns. We pride ourselves on supplying only what we consider to be the best roof  lantern systems.

With the complexities of flat roof extensions, orangeries and glazed extensions, we know installers must obtain lantern roof products that not only look great but are easy to install and work with.

Spectrum Glazing limited believe in giving you the maximum choice in quality diy roof lanterns. We offer three top quality, contemporary trade priced cheap glass roof lanterns. Spectrum Glazing offer the Ultraframe Ultrasky Roof Lantern, the Synseal Stratus aluminium roof and the Atlas Roof Lantern.

Ultraframe Ultrasky Roof Lantern

The UltraSKY rooflight lantern is stunning.enhancing any style of property, traditional or modern alike. The UltraSKY rooflight is available in a number of bespoke rectangular sizes ranging from 1m x 1.5m to 6m x 4m.

Choose the stylish White PVC option to match your modern window frames, or for that extra “Wow”factor go for the Aluminium option, available in White, Anthracite Grey or Satin Black. Internally the rooflight is clad in white PVC or upgraded to anthracite grey or satin black to either match or contrast the external finish.

The highly thermally efficient glazing options will help reduce heat loss and noise pollution, whilst letting the desired amount of light into your room. 24 mm SMARTGLASS Toughened Self-Clean Glass 1.1 U-Value Argon gas and Warm Edge Spacer bars as Standard.

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Synseal Stratus Aluminium Roof Lantern

The purpose designed Stratus aluminium lantern roof system is discreet yet stylish. Designed from the ground up with its innovative thermally broken system, it provides excellent thermal performance – keeping cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

Available in 2-way, 3-way or contemporary design models with sizes up to 3m x 6m, this high end, high performance lantern roof is ideal for modern kitchen diner extensions.

Stratus comes in a choice of 2 hard-wearing exterior powder coated finishes, with a white interior finish. For the ultimate in minimalism, the innovative contemporary style supports the ridge solely by the hip rafters, for a slimline, clean and modern look.

Synseal Stratus roof lantern roof – Style 1

Atlas Contemporary Lantern Roofs

An Atlas Roof Lantern will allow natural light to flood into your home, transforming your space, whatever the size. Made to measure and available in a range of sizes, colours and finishes, these lanterns combine good looks and precise detailing with outstanding thermal performance to enhance any conservatory, extension, or orangery installation.

Increased roof strength and slim profiles mean we can create the perfect roof to suit any project.

And with unmatched thermal insulation performance, you will enjoy year-round room use, reduced risk of condensation, lower heating and air conditioning bills and superior performance and energy efficiency.

Atlas Aluminium Roof Lanterns

Atlas Flat Glass Rooflights

The Atlas Flat Rooflight creates the illusion of open roof space, and has minimalistic external and internal sightlines that create a sleek, modern appearance and is a stunning addition to any home extension.

Thanks to the Atlas Flat Rooflight’s unique aluminium external and internal capping with a bespoke structural PVCu internal core, it is not only the best looking flat rooflight, but the best double glazed thermal performing flat rooflight on the market.

The flat rooflight has been designed to be fitted with ease. The frame can be simply screwed from the side with hidden direct fixings or from the underside with a strap fixing.

Self-cleaning glass and a 10 year seal and easy-cloan coating warranty ensure that the rooflight will require minimal maintenance through its service life. The rooflight does not compromise on weather performance either and its five degree pitched kerb allows water to drain off the glazing unit on the existing flat roof.

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Types of DIY Conservatory Roofs


Self Build DIY Conservatory Roof Kits

Its funny but when people think of DIY conservatories they invariably think of conservatory roofs because it’s usually the shape and design of the roof that gives a conservatory its character.

Whether you choose a Victorian, an Edwardian, a Lean to sunroom  design or one of dozens of other variations its probably the roof that you will have in your minds eye when you first begin to think of your ideal design.

The two materials available are polycarbonate and glass. These both come in a wide variety of choices. These are listed below with details of their performance.

Polycarbonate conservatory roofing

Polycarbonate is a lower cost option which has been successfully sold for many years and could be the ideal product for you.

It is available in five different options:

Clear – Opal – Bronze – Bronze/Opal – Heatguard

It is normally 25mm or 35mm thick and your choice of polycarbonate will depend on your own individual situation.

The one downside to polycarbonate is that it is noisy when there is heavy rain. Since the thickness has been increased the noise has been reduced but polycarbonate will always be noisier than glass.

Celsius Conservatory Glass Roofing

Choosing Celsius Glass for your conservatory roof provides you with a 100% reduction in noise when directly compared to either 25mm or 35mm polycarbonate glazing products.

Celsius Glass products are supplied with a 10 year guarantee as standard.

Celsius Glass provides up to 74% Solar Reflection, providing you with an all year round conservatory, keeping you cooler in the Summer and Warmer in the Winter.

Summing up:

The material that you choose will depend upon many things: What you are going to use the room for, whether it is south facing, what your budget is, to name but a few.

By contacting one of our sales advisors we will be able to help you make the right choice.

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Self Build Victorian DIY Conservatories

Victorian Conservatories

The Victorian conservatory is the classic design enjoyed by many discerning customers. Chosen for its attractive shape and roof the design has an elegance that can only enhance your properties appearance and quality of life.

A Victorian is ideal for a small or large garden. The bell shaped front can give you valuable space in a small garden where it is important not to overpower the garden, while in the larger garden there is no limit to how elaborate you may want to be.

Some of our modular Victorian Conservatory Prices Victorian Style conservatory

Victorian conservatories with a double hipped roof are suitable for bungalows or any single storey building.

The Corner design is also a tremendous design when you want to add a room into a corner to gain the maximum space while adding tremendous character and style.

When choosing a Victorian, as with all conservatories, it is always worth carefully considering where the doors are going to be.  To do this, consider what you will be using the conservatory for and where any furniture will be situated.  If, for example, your conservatory is going to be a dining room, it might be unwise to have the doors in the front where they may be difficult to get to.   On the side, close to the house may be a better option.

The Victorian conservatory will add an atmospheric setting for a dining room or somewhere to relax and unwind while making the most of your garden throughout the seasons.

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How to measure and set out an Ultrasky Roof Lantern

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The set-out dimensions of the Ultrasky roof lantern are measured to the external wall of the timber kerb, 150 mm high x 70 mm wide (not supplied), and NOT the size of the cut-out in the flat roof.

In most cases therefore the dimensions of the lantern are calculated as follows:

Length = Length of hole + (2 x Kerb Width)
Width = Width of hole + (2 x Kerb Width)


Hole 1000mm x 1500mm
Kerb Width 70mm

Overall Dimensions of Lantern: 1140mm x 1640mm

Our roof lanterns are manufactured on demand and therefore we can offer bespoke sizes, should a specific size be required.

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DIY Roof Lanterns

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Here at Spectrum Glazing we are happy to supply to the trade and happy to supply DIY Roof lantern kits direct to the general public for keen DIY enthusiasts to install our roof lanterns themselves.

As a Spectrum DIY roof lantern customer you will benefit from all our in house expert support and guidance, just as our valued trade customers receive every time they place an order or make an enquiry with us.

Our DIY roof lantern systems are very easy to install and come with comprehensive installation instructions, therefore it would be safe to say if you can competently assemble and follow flat pack furniture instructions then you will be more than capable of putting together one of our DIY roof lanterns.

Spectrum Glazing give you the choice of DIY lantern roof system; between the Ultraframe Ultrasky Roof Lantern or the Synseal Stratus Aluminium Roof Lantern. Both DIY roof lantern systems come with different benefits, which you can read more about in our article Stratus VS Ultrasky.

If you do hit a glitch or fancy talking to somebody just give us a call on 0345 619 7733.

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What are Eco-Energy Plus Windows?

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Everyone is becoming more conscious about environmental issues, and we are no exception. Saving energy is important for the planet and for future generations, so we all need to do our best to comply with existing regulations, and even exceed expectations if possible. That’s exactly what we aim to do at Spectrum Glazing with our DIY Eco-Energy Upvc window range. Heat loss from windows can be from both the glass surface area together with the type of frame. Both these issues have been more than adequately addressed by our Eco-Energy Upvc Casement Window range.


Major advances in technology has enabled our Eco-Energy range of casement windows to be the highest possible specification, in terms of energy efficiency. The product range is rated ‘A’ by the British Government’s approved Energy Index, certified by BFRC (British Fenestration Rating Council), which is the highest possible rating currently available. The rating system, which is based on lettered bands ranging from A to G, and where ‘A’ represents the most efficient, is fully recognised and referred to as Part L of standard UK building regulations.


Optionally glazed with either 28mm double or 36mm triple glazing, our Upvc Eco-Energy casement window frames can be either a 4-chamber profile, delivering supreme energy efficiency, or the superior performance Energy Plus 6-chamber profile, which easily meets the A+ window energy ratings. Glass used in the glazing process is Softcoat Planitherm Low-E glass, which is the perfect choice for keeping heating bills low by allowing less heat to escape from the room. Saving on heating also reduces your carbon footprint.

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What is an Ultrasky Roof Lantern?

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The Ultrasky lantern roof light is an stunning new roof light design that allows maximum light into your home while adding a stylish extra design feature to the space.

Available in a range of colours and sizes, it’s easy to find the unit that matches your home and your décor perfectly and available to securely purchase online here at Spectrum Glazing.

The Key Features of the Ultrasky Roof Lantern

Reducing the need for unsightly, chunky roof ridges, the Ultrasky design maximises the available glass surface area and therefor the amount of light flooding into your home’s interior.

As well as bringing more light into the space, the unit’s elegant contours and stylish colours will help to create a fantastic feature both internally and externally, adding an eye-catching designer touch to your property.

The highly thermally efficient glass will help to minimise heat loss and noise pollution while still allowing plenty of light to enter your property.

If your property receives a lot of direct sunlight, opt for an Ultrasky with built in roof vent; that way you can regulate the temperature of your home and ensure it’s a fantastic place to be all year round.

The Benefits of the Ultrasky lantern roof kit

Easy to install, stylish and durable, Ultrasky roof lights have a range of benefits over traditional roof light products.

Flooding your home with light and transforming the look and feel of the space, these fantastic roof units can be installed in existing flat roofs, a new build extension or orangery, bringing an eye-catching designer touch as well as a bright, light feel to the space.

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Buy Ultrasky Roof Lanterns Online

Purchase Ultrasky Roof Lantern Kits online from Spectrum Glazing at trade prices. Our Ultrasky Roof Lanterns are available in a choice of SMARTGLASS Blue or SMARTGLASS Neutral. All of our roof lanterns come with free delivery to any address in Essex, Kent, London, Suffolk, Hertfordshire or Sussex.

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Why choose an Ultraframe Classic Conservatory Roof?

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Did you know that all conservatories are created from three main ‘components’?:

  • a base/foundation structure
  • side frame windows and doors
  • and most importantly, the conservatory roof.


The roof is the most important structural element in any conservatory because it provides strength, stability and ventilation for the overall structure. To ensure you get the maximum enjoyment from your new conservatory; you should choose the best available – Ultraframe.

Ultraframe are the acknowledged international leaders in the design and manufacture of conservatory roofing systems – with an Ultraframe roof, you can be sure your conservatory roof will be robust, durable and long-lasting. Our conservatory roofing systems are designed in accordance with the highest engineering principles and are the only roofs available to feature integrated ventilation systems as standard, for your year-round comfort.

Ultraframe conservatory roof

Established over 30 years ago, we keep our systems at the cutting edge of conservatory technology through constant evolutionary development. We not only test in our own laboratory and test facilities, but we also use independent third party accreditation and testing agencies such as Wintech and the British Board of Agrément to add further credibility to our own data. In fact, every Ultraframe conservatory roofing system carries a 25-year BBA (British Board of Agrement) life expectancy certificate and was the first in the industry to hold this accreditation.

Ultraframe roofs are adaptable to a wide range of projects from small domestic conservatories to large-span swimming pool enclosures or restaurant extensions – so whatever your plans, there’s bound to be an Ultraframe conservatory roofing system for you.

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Stratus roof lantern vs Ultrasky roof lantern – the benefits of both

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Roof lanterns are the perfect finishing touch for an extension, orangery or any flat roof in your home. Elevated glazed panels let light fill your room while giving you a beautiful centrepiece that will always impress. They’re the perfect choice if you don’t want a fully glazed roof but still want to enjoy a light filled and bright home.

Here at Spectrum Glazing, we are delighted to offer you two stunning roof lantern options: Ultraframe’s UltraSky and Synseal’s Stratus roof lantern. Let’s take a look at what they can offer your home.

Ultramodern materials

Both roof lantern systems are made of aluminium, a material certain to push your home into the 21st century. With a modern look as well as performance, aluminium is exceptionally strong. This makes it the perfect choice for a roof lantern as it can hold large glass panes without needing bulky frames.

The Stratus roof boasts a 66% smaller ridge than other systems to give a beautiful aesthetic. The UltraSky has bars that are four times stronger which means you can enjoy more light compared to frame. They’re strong enough to hang a chandelier to add that touch of elegance to your home.

Keep your home insulated and warm all year round

Aluminium is a fantastic insulator so you don’t need to worry about losing heat through your new roof lantern. Both roof lantern systems have thermally broken frames which prevent cold air transferring to the inside of your home. The UltraSky roof lantern has an innovative protection system which gives it added water and weatherproof qualities ensuring it never lets you down.

With u-values as low as 1.1 achievable, the UltraSky will keep your warmth in all year round. The Stratus roof lantern system with polyamide nylon glass composite thermal breaks claims to be over 500x more efficient than aluminium alone. This makes it the perfect choice if you want a room to use all year round.

Beautiful focal points to add the wow factor

Roof lanterns fit perfectly into any style of home and you have options when it comes to personalising them. The Stratus roof lantern can be made in powder coated Crisp White or Anthracite Grey. The UltraSky roof lantern comes in White, Anthracite Grey or Satin Black. Whether you want your roof to stand out or blend in with the rest of your home, one of these colours will be perfect.

Choose white if you want a more classic look or grey for a touch of modern sophistication. Both can be made in custom designs with the Stratus available in contemporary two or three-way designs and can be made up to 3m by 6m. The UltraSky can be made in custom configurations up to 2 by 4m.


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Buy Pergola Kits Online

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Outdoor Pergolas bring your garden to life

Spectrum Glazing’s aluminium Pergolas are Contemporary in design and functional in use, helping you to enjoy the outdoors.

The Pergola is available in 9 sizes and two distinctive colours: White or Textured Grey.

Order your Pergola Kit securely online from Spectrum Glazing by clicking here.

Spectrum Glazing’s Pergola kit is designed and developed by Ultraframe. Ultraframe is Europe’s leader in the design and manufacture of glazed roofing systems for the home, with over 1.5 Million installed to date.

Ultraframe Pergola Kit

Pergola is part of Ultraframes breathtaking new outdoor living range. It can be used to create a stunning, contemporary patio area, allowing you to enjoy the outdoor whilst protecting you from the elements.

The Pergola can also be used as a carport and its innovative curved beam functions as an ingenious guttering system, whilst delivering beautiful aesthetics in a structurally superior design.

Excellent Engineered Carport

This fusion of engineering excellence with contemporary design is reinforced by the aluminium posts being part of the immensely robust structure, whilst also fulfilling the function of a rainwater downpipe to drain water away from the building.

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The Ultraframe Pergola is glazed with 6mm clear toughened safety glass which delivers the outdoor feel of the classic pergola style, whilst protecting from the rain.

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Ultraframe Pergola Kits Stats & Figures

1. Aluminium support post/rainwater pipe. Support post projects 500mm below ground level to allow perfect resistance to wind uplift.

2. System Pitch is 7.5°

3. From ground level, it is 2400mm to the underside of the curved beam. At the house wall with a projection of 2500mm the overall height is 2935mm, at 3000mm projection the overall height is 3000mm and at 3500mm projection the overall height is 3066mm. (Please allow 100mm tolerance above the wall plate)

4. Only one post per Pergola is supplied as a combined post / downpipe. Looking from the garden to the Pergola the rainwater pipe is always on the right hand side.

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