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Before you start building your conservatory, there are a couple of things to be aware of. The legislation is basically split into two categories: planning permission and building regulations. To sum them up, planning permission is concerned with the way the construction of your building affects the surrounding area, whereas building regulations ensures the immediate health and safety of people in the constructions themselves. This week, we’re taking a closer look at building regulations.

UPVC stands for unplasticised polyvinyl chloride – sometimes known as rigid PVC because it doesn’t flex. It’s a famously safe and stable material; alternative uses for it include dental retainers and sporting mouthguards. UPVC has increasingly been the material of choice for windows over the last several years, and it’s not difficult to see why. It provides a whole host of benefits for homeowners, both practical and financial.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be using the blog to take a closer look at the various styles of conservatories we offer - what they are, which properties they suit best, and how to go about getting one installed. This week, it’s the turn of the classic pavilion conservatory…

Here at RTE Fabrications, we’ve supplied over 10,000 customers with quality, locally made additions to their home - whether that’s beautiful doors and windows, or custom-built conservatories designed to delight for years to come. This week we’re taking a closer look at solid roofs - an increasingly popular pick with our conservatory customers. Read on to discover more.

Over the coming weeks here on the blog, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the different conservatories we offer, including Edwardian, Victorian, Traditional and Pavilion. This week, it’s the turn of our bespoke conservatories - a popular choice for customers with a little something different in mind…

Why We Use in-House Manufacturing At RTE Fabrications, we’re not a huge multinational corporation. We keep our operations focused and tightly controlled by handling everything ourselves. We don’t outsource or use outside companies, and manufacturing is one of the many things we keep a tight handle on. Many of the advantages that help us as a small business also pay similar dividends to keeping things in-house. Here are just a few of the advantages. Quality of Materials One of the most obvious and important advantages that in-house manufacturing offers us is a greater degree of control, which means a rock-solid guarantee of quality. Safety is also a key concern in this particular respect. In the construction industry, safety is always an absolute priority, for employees and customers alike, and in-house manufacturing eliminates any possibility of the use of shoddy or unsound materials. We source only the best and most reliable materials to create...