Where to use a fire door
In this guide, we will explain fire safety regulations for residential and commercial properties and when fire doors are required, so you can best inform your builder and their customer.
When are fire doors required in residential properties?
Fire doors in flats and houses are subject to the following fire safety regulations.
Domestic dwellings above two levels
Conversions and extensions
Domestic fire door widths
Glazing for residential fire doors
When are fire doors required in commercial properties?
When fitting a fire door in a commercial setting, different fire safety regulations apply to horizontal and vertical escape routes. Building control will specify where and how fire doors should be fitted, this information is a guide only.
Vertical escape routes
Horizontal escape routes
Commercial fire door widths
Commercial fire door resistance
Ventilation for commercial fire doors
Glazing for commercial fire doors