Are Smoke Seals Required? Yes… Smoke seals are recommended on doors approaching or protecting escape shafts such as stairs and corridors and where a door separates a private area from a common space such as a flat front door. ALL fire doors MUST be fitted with the appropriate seals. They are designed to expand under […]
Fire doors are required by law in many different non-domestic buildings, including the following: Schools Hospitals Flats House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) Nursing Homes Hotels Public Buildings Offices Warehouses Entertainment Venues Factories In addition, smoke seals are recommended on doors approaching or protecting escape shafts such as stairs and corridors and where a door separates […]
Do fire doors need to be in specific locations In flats? In residential blocks of flats, fire doors are required in the following locations: For the front door of individual flats Within individual flats to stop the spread of fire between rooms Other locations depend on the layout, use, fire risk assessment and fire plan […]
Large Building Fire Door Requirements Building Regulations specify where fire doors need to be installed in all properties covered by the legislation. They provide guidance as to the minimum building standards to be achieved in accordance with the relevant British and European Standards defining the test requirements and performance of the fire door assembly. A […]
Fire doors can prevent the spread of a fire between areas in a building and help provide a safe escape route for occupants. All non-domestic buildings are subject to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order: 2005, otherwise known as the RRO or FSO which covers all aspects of fire safety for commercial properties. The principal regulations […]
New Government rules on fire safety in buildings have been issued and RP Carpentry is proud to follow them in every installation.