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1972-2017 A brief look at our first 45 years

We first began manufacturing Rytons Slim Vent Minor and Rytons Slim Vent Major cavity ventilators. We educated the industry on the benefits of ventilation. Our operations were from a small office and garage facility in Purley, Surrey. Having re-located to Kettering, product ranges exploded during the 1980s, establishing Rytons as a leading ventilation manufacturer in [...]

Using flyscreen mesh – three things to remember

Flyscreen mesh can be a very convenient accessory for protecting all sorts of odd little gaps in a building.  It’s extremely useful behind cladding where screening is required to prevent critter infestation via the ventilation gap, and it is widely used in roofs to protect all manner of openings from birds and insects. One of […]

Three Decades of BBA Approval

We were delighted to welcome John Palethorpe, Area Business Manager for the British Board of Agrément, to their offices recently for the official presentation of our latest BBA Certificate. This certificate represents another successful round of BBA assessment for Rytons and will take us to 30 years of continuous approvals – a fantastic achievement no […]

Finding the perfect stove ventilator

These days getting to the part where you actually install the stove vent can be a challenging process.  First there’s satisfying the regulations, second there’s satisfying the customer! Satisfying the regulations by working out the ventilation requirement for a stove is relatively straightforward.  Although you’re unlikely to know the exact calculation off the top of [...]

Make sure your roof can breathe

It’s winter.  It’s cold.  But at least you know your roof is cosy with all those inches of cushiony insulation keeping that expensive warm air from escaping into the wintery atmosphere, right?  Great!  Now how much outside air do you have coming in to the roof?  Yes, wherever there is insulation, there has to be [...]

Reliable BBA Approved products from Rytons

We are pleased to announce that we have just completed another successful round of British Board of Agrément (BBA) assessment and are heading into our next three year cycle of BBA Approved products.  This will take us to 30 years of continuous approvals – an achievement no other manufacturer can claim for these types of [...]