What are the Legal Requirements for DDA Handrails?
Posted by RTC Fencing on 20th August 2019
DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) handrails are crucial componants in allowing small children, the elderly and disabled members of society access to some of the most important public buildings in the country. From hospitals and schools to community centres and GP practices, DDA handrails are imperative for allowing everyone to enter and exit buildings safely. In this article, we’ll be explaining the requirements for DDA handrail installation, along with where to install them and the colour you should opt for. This will ensure complete compliance with the law, specifically under the Disiability Discrimination Act. What are the requirements for DDA handrails? DDA…
How do Armco Crash Barriers Work?
Posted by RTC Fencing on 29th July 2019
Armco crash barriers are something you probably see every day but don’t actually know the specific name of. At RTC Fencing, we supply Armco barriers and wanted to give you more details about exactly what they are, where they’re used, why they’re used and what they’re made from. Armco began in the 1990s, developing steel products with their crash barriers becoming some of their most popular, but how do they work and what makes them so popular? How do Armco barriers work? An Armco crash barrier works by absorbing the impact of a crash – usually involving a vehicle. Referred to…
How to Protect Your Fence From Rotting
Posted by RTC Fencing on 26th June 2019
Unfortunately, wood rot is inevitable – the Grim Reaper of wooden fencing, but fear not as we’re on hand with some useful tips to help you prolong the time it takes for wood rot to eventually take hold. Consider rot before buying fencing materials Before buying and installing your new fence, firstly consider using hard-wearing, rot-resistant materials, such as: Cedar Juniper Redwood Cypress Woods that aren’t as hard-wearing and should be avoided when looking for rot-resistant fencing materials are: Pine Tamarack Douglas Fir Alternatively, you can even purchase pre-treated wood, which can also protect your fence from wood rot. Know dry…