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Whilst planning permission is required for a lot of building work in the UK, conservatories can often be built without it. This is because they’re regularly considered to be a permitted development right. However, for them to be considered as a such, they need to abide by these conditions: The conservatory does not cover more than half your garden It cannot be higher than the highest part of your property’s roof Its height does not
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Warm roof construction is the process of converting a new or existing roof to a tiled, warm roof. It’s a highly flexible process, suitable for a wide range of single story extensions, including orangeries & conservatories. At Kents Building Plastics, we supply high quality warm roofs in two variations, sentinel roofs and solid roofs. Both are suitable for different types of installations, however both offer similarly excellent benefits. To help you learn more about warm
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For those who’ve had considerable experience fitting fascia boards, you’ve no doubt developed an adept approach to completing the work. However, there’s no harm in looking for ways to improve. Although some of these tips may not be applicable to you, we’ve created a list of things for installers to avoid when fitting fascias. Avoid vents (at the ends of a run) bearing too much weight If you’re planning to install over fascia ventilation, it’s
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Poor underground drainage can quickly become an extreme concern. However, with a proficient system in place, a range of problems can be avoided. Here at Kents, we supply a PVC-U Floplast 110mm underground drainage system. It’s easy to install and high performance. We’ve outlined a number of specific examples below, where installers should consider one. Clogged pipes Back in 2013, a 15-tonne ball of grease was found blocking 95% of a 2.4 metre diameter brick
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Nowadays, composite doors are increasingly seen on the entrances of residential properties. This is not wholly surprising; they combine a number of materials, taking their best qualities, ensuring for a high-performance door. But what materials are these, and what specific benefits do they provide? Here at Kents Building Plastics, we look at what composite doors are made of, giving installers a precise idea of the quality we have on offer here. Skin The outer skin
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