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Polycarbonate Roof

Polycarbonate roofs are made out of a thermoplastic material, which is quite strong and lightweight. It has the strength to bear extremely high and low temperatures. Polycarbonate roofs offer glass like transparency to the room and are usually used in conservatories, decks or in sun rooms. However, it cannot be used for the entire house. Polycarbonate is cheaper than glass and is ideal for buyers who want to go for the glass look but are working on a budget.

You can get the outdoorsy feeling with Polycarbonate roofs

Polycarbonate roofs are not as clear as a glass roof would be; however it serves the purpose of bringing light into the room and opening up the space. It provides the space the outdoorsy feeling and brightens up its general atmosphere. Polycarbonate roofs are also used for green houses.

Polycarbonate roofs come in different designs; therefore it is highly recommended that you do a thorough market research before deciding on a design you want to purchase.

Things you should ask before buying polycarbonate roof

  • Where will you be installing it?
  • How will you maintain the product?
  • What color and size of polycarbonate roof do you need?

Polycarbonate roofs come in the form of solid polycarbonate sheets and embossed polycarbonate sheets. Both kinds are available in various sizes and colors; you can choose the type depending on your need. They are both strong and durable materials.

Disadvantages of polycarbonate roofing

  • Polycarbonate roofs are not as clear as a glass roof.
  • Insulation is a problem and a room with polycarbonate roof can be cold in winters and hot in summers.
  • Polycarbonate roofs are not sound proof and it can get really noisy during rain.
  • It is not as aesthetically pleasing as a glass roof would be.
  • Although it is strong but it is not scratch resistant.

Advantages of polycarbonate roofing

  • Polycarbonate roof is cheaper and more economical.
  • It is lightweight and easy to carry.
  • It is durable and strong and can withstand extreme weather conditions.
  • Solar inserts are now available for buying for rooms with polycarbonate roofs to counter the insulation issues.

Do not opt for polycarbonate roofing if:

  • If you are looking for an aesthetically pleasing outcome then polycarbonate roofing might disappoint you.
  • If you want to have minimum noise penetration then you should look for other options for your roofs.


Other options

A glass roof would be a good substitute to a polycarbonate roof. However, glass roof is more expensive. Therefore you will have to weigh pros and cons for both options and select the one that fits your needs and budget the best.

When installed properly and maintained well, polycarbonate roof can look aesthetically good. You will have to be careful with your room or home decor to make it compliment your roof.

To get maximum value for your money, it is highly recommended that you choose polycarbonate roofs after doing a thorough research on the type of decor that goes with these roofs.

Why engage ENVI As Your Singapore polycarbonate roof Supplier?

  • We DO NOT Charge GST
  • We welcome OWNERS GROUP-BUY
  • We could provide architectural drawings, if necessary
  • We could assist in obtaining endorsement from Professional Engineer (P.E.), optional
  • We could assist in the submission to MCST or Condominium Management Office for approval should you live in condominium or apartment
  • We offer our clients premium quality polycarbonate roof with great workmanship
  • We employ the best and skilled polycarbonate roof installers in Singapore
  • Our customer care are highly service-oriented
  • We provide swift after-sale service

no gst and group-buy option


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Contact us now for your queries or to arrange an on-site consultation, complimentary from our company! Our professional and experienced polycarbonate roof specialists are ready to assist you to find the best polycarbonate roof or awning that matches your outdoor environment.

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