What is the Tiewire?

Certain sizes and styles of conservatory roof require a tie bar, when they do there used to be no choice of tie bar design. The Tiewire choice is a thin 6mm adjustable stainless steel cable running unbroken across the roof. The Tiewire is not a tie bar replacement or removal kit, it is an alternative to the traditional bar.

How Does It Work?

The technology behind the Tiewire is not new, for years it has been used as a structural support in Architectural Building Design and as rigging on yachts and ships.

Why Do I Need One?

Conservatory roofs have to cater for ‘Dead Load’ (i.e. the self weight of the roof and glazing material). Different roof styles and configurations behave differently under load and are designed to limit the amount of deflection in the roof members. When the deflections exceed an acceptable level, it is necessary to redesign the roof or more often use stronger roof members, or to brace the structure with an additional member, namely a Tie Bar.

MK1 Tiewire

The wire spans between two visible rafter brackets and is tensioned at one end using a turnbuckle mechanism. This allows the slim cable to run unbroken across the roof without the need for any vertical support that would interfere with ceiling fans and lights.

MK2 Tiewire

The wire spans between two rafter brackets that are hidden within the structure of the roof. Only the wire is visible as it emerges from the deep insulated plasterboard or from an internal bulkhead.

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At Instructures Ltd, as part of our customer satisfaction guarantee we offer an unparalleled 1st class service protecting your trust & decision in choosing to use our products. We pride ourselves on detailed planning & precise project management in order to ensure all orders are on time.

Unparalleled Support

If on the very odd occasion you do happen to have any technical issues, we’ll be only to happy to help. We’ll do everything possible to resolve your problem. Giving you the peace of mind that as a supplier we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Affordable Pricing

Using Instructures Ltd couldn’t be simpler.  Once you have placed an order for the date you require, & any optional extras you need, give us a call, or fill in our contact form, and we will ring/email you back asap. Our pricing structure allows us to offer costings at very competitive rates to suit your needs & budget.

For further information please call us on 0845 643 1945
or email us at sales@tiewire.co.uk