A range of publications covering timber doors (excluding fire doors). These publications support the information provided in the main Toolkit Section of this website covering doors of various types.
NEW FOR JULY 2017 – The publication covers the relevant standards for weather tightness, how to determine what performance level is required, and what needs to be considered before testing takes place.
For the woodworking sector, Part Q introduced new requirements for the security rating of doors and windows in new build homes (including new homes created by a change of use such as a barn conversion).
Explanation of the requirements of Approved Document Part M of the Building Regulations relating to new dwellings covering a number of different provisions, including the need to provide accessible thresholds to the principal entrance to the dwelling.
Door core definitions used by the timber door industry when describing their door products.
Good practice guidelines for all types of moulded wood fibre doors (also known as Die Form Doors) irrespective of the door skin producer or door manufacturer.
Good practice tips to ensure that after delivery doors are correctly treated to ensure that the moisture content is appropriate for the situation and that they are not physically damaged in unloading, storage and installation.