Polycarbonate Glazing Bars
Traditionally all rafter bars for polycarbonate sheets were timber supported - they needed to be screwed on to the top of timber bearers made of usually 3" x 2" or 4" x 2" planed softwood. These timbers would then need to be painted to match the bars and to give a pleasant aesthetic finish internally. The timbers, like all painted surfaces, need to be maintained to keep up their smart appearance. Many customers still use this option when constructing carports and lean-to roofs.
Self-Supporting rafter bars are a more recent development in the Polycarbonate Roofing industry. They are strong enough to support the roof on their own without the need for traditional timber bearers, eliminating labour and material costs and drastically reducing ongoing maintenance requirements. They are suite to the construction of complete conservatory roofs as well as traditonal lean-to's and carports.
Please note that for orders up to £250 + VAT, our polycarbonate products are subject to a manufacturers’ delivery charge of £15 + VAT. Delivery is free on all orders over £250 + VAT.
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STORM DELIVERY & RETURNS
Our general Delivery & Returns policy can be found here. Below you can consult specific details regarding Delivery & Returns of Southgate products.
DELIVERY OF STORM BUILDING PRODUCTS FROM SOUTHGATE
PLEASE NOTE - we are currently experiencing short delays to shipments of Southgate products - lead times are currently approximately 3-7 days and may not necessarily follow the schedule below at this time.
- Polycarbonate Sheets and Bars
- Internal Cladding
- Hygiene Cladding
- Storm Decking
If ordering a Storm product then please consult the graphic below to see what day delivery will be in your area.
** Storm will endeavour to adhere to this delivery schedule wherever possible
** Orders over 5m in length and/or over 250kg MAY be subject to extended lead times
** Sheets over 6m will be subject to a £150 delivery surcharge and extended lead times
If you have any questions regarding delivery then please give us a call.