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Housing Secretary Outlines Plans to Reduce Multi-storey Building Threshold to 11m

NEWS: On Monday (20 January 2020), Robert Jenrick, secretary of state for housing, communities and local government, delivered his update on the Building Safety Programme. With regards to the ban on the use of flammable materials, the Housing Secretary told the House of Commons “We banned the use of combustible materials in the external walls [...]
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Rytons Galvanised Steel Grilles Satisfy the Need for Non-combustible Vents

Since the update to Regulation 7(2) banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of relevant buildings above 18m*, the availability and choice of construction materials suitable for use in high-rise developments has been severely reduced. To satisfy industry requirements for non-combustible ventilation grilles, Rytons has developed a tailor-made range of galvanised steel [...]
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Popular Cavity Weep Clearly Better

Introducing the New Improved Rytweep Clear - Now Ultra-Clear! The only totally transparent weep hole duct on the market, and the latest product to benefit from our commitment to innovation and product development. Virtually invisible, the new Ultra-Clear Rytweep blends perfectly with any colour brickwork or mortar, allowing every finish to use the same weeps.  [...]
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Keep It Clear!

Red, buff, brown, multi and more - the unique transparency of Rytons Rytweep Clear blends flawlessly with any colour brick or mortar, making it the perfect concealed weep hole duct for any finish. For everyone involved in the specifying, buying and building process the Rytweep Clear can undoubtedly save you time, effort and money. No [...]
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Moisture prevention starts with effective sub-floor ventilation

Moisture and damp is the enemy of any property.  Able to gradually penetrate the fabric of the building it is responsible for rot, degradation, new and aggravated health issues for the occupants and a whole host of costly remedial work. Prevention is better than cure and providing a house with adequate and effective ventilation is [...]
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Venting and Draining Timber Frame

Outlining the Regulations The Building (Scotland) Regulations - Domestic Cavities should be vented to the outside air by installing ventilators with at least 300mm² free opening area at 1.2m maximum centres. Precipitation can penetrate the outer leaf of an external wall and cavities are normally drained through weep holes. These weep holes can also provide [...]
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