orangery v's conservatory

Orangery v’s conservatory: What’s the difference?

Orangery v’s conservatory: What’s the difference? Been thinking about getting a conservatory? It’s possible that you’ll have seen orangery come up once or twice in your research. They sound like very similar buildings. The visual differences aren’t always that obvious either, so it’s easy to get the two confused. So, what exactly are the differences…

traditional upvc sliding style

Sash windows

Sash windows When were they invented? There isn’t really a date for the invention of sash windows. They’re thought to have originated in the 17th century in Europe. Becaming popular with the English aristocracy, they loved to mirror their stylish European cousins. They allowed for larger openings and were more attractive in the grand country…

composite doors

Why choose composite doors

Why choose composite doors Did you know blue was the most popular colour for a front door when trying to sell your house? Random fact aside, you can have pretty much any colour you like these days with composite doors. We supply and install lots of doors, UPVC and Composite. Not quite sure what the…

double glazing darwen

Why choose a small local company?

Why choose a small local company? We all use huge companies on an almost daily basis; Sainsbury’s, Amazon and Apple to name a few. Building upon their own strengths over decades of history. Sainsbury’s is well over a hundred years old. They’ve built business empires with staggering numbers of employees across the globe. That makes…

FENSA Registered Installers

FENSA Registered Installers

FENSA Registered Installers FENSA Registered Installers, grand title, but what does it mean to you? You will see on the bottom of our website we sport a FENSA Registration number. You might have seen us talk about it in our social media. But what actually is it and why is it so important? In a…

conservatory manufacturers

Making it up as we go

Making it up as we go Why conservatory manufacturers RTE Fabrications use in-house manufacturing Conservatory manufacturers RTE Fabrications, are 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…

the benefits of upvc windows

The benefits of UPVC windows

The benefits of UPVC windows What are UPVC windows? UPVC stands for Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride. Sometimes known as rigid PVC because it doesn’t flex. It’s a safe and stable material. Alternative uses for it include dental retainers and sporting mouthguards. UPVC has been the material of choice for windows over the last several years. It’s…