Concern & action: Stair/Door/Skirting Adjustment

Installing insulation on top of an existing floor decreases the floor to floor/ceiling height and requires the adjustment of stair risers, doors, skirtings and sometimes power sockets to compensate. This work may need to comply with building regulation requirements.

Suggested actions

Before Implementation

Detailed drawing required at design stage to assess impact of floor build-up. Consultation and agreement of detail with building control officer

During implementation

Implementation of detail agreed with building control officer

After implementation