Building Regulations

NHBC Standards – 8 3 Floor finishes

Summary

Chapter 8.3 This Chapter gives guidance on meeting the Technical Requirements and recommendations for floor finishes, including integral insulation, screeds, ceramic, concrete and similar tiles, flexible sheet and tiles, wood block and asphalt.
NHBC Standards do not cover aspects of health and safety relating to building operations and to the handling and use of certain building materials. Such matters are covered by statutory requirements.
This version of the Standards has been updated to include the Amendments to the Standards April 2004. Previous versions of the standards can be accessed in the Archive section (below).

Section 8.3 Contents

DESIGN

•        Design Standard

•        Statutory requirements

•        Screeding

•        Ceramic, concrete, terrazzo and similar tile finishes

•        Asphalt finishes

•        Flexible sheet and tile finishes

•        Wood finishes

•        Staircase finishes

•        Provision of information

MATERIALS

•        Materials standards

•        Screeding materials

•        Ceramic, concrete, terrazzo and similar tile finishes

•        Asphalt finishes

•        Flexible sheet and tile finishes

•        Wood finishes

•        Sound insulation

•        Thermal insulation

•        Structural floor decking

SITEWORK

•        Sitework standards

•        Screeding

•        Ceramic, concrete, terrazzo and similar tile finishes

•        Asphalt finishes

•        Flexible sheet and tile finishes

•        Wood finishes

•        Staircase finishes

APPENDIX 8.3-A

•        Statutory references

LIST OF CHAPTERS
INDEX

Archive

Chapter 8.3 (2003)

Amendments to the Standards (2003)

Source: NHBC Standards

            April 2004

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