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Suspended Floors - All You Need To Know - Thermohouse

Suspended Floors: All you need to know . What are they? A suspended floor is a ground floor with a void underneath the structure. The floor can be formed in various ways, using timber joists, precast concrete panels, block and beam system or cast in-situ with reinforced concrete.

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What is a suspended timber floor? | Discount Flooring Depot Blog

Suspended timber floors, which are typically found in older houses, are normally made from timber floorboards which are then attached to joists just above the foundations of a house. This creates a small gap and allows ventilation and air movement to prevent damp forming in the timber joists.

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Insulating under a suspended timber floor | Insulation .

How to insulate under a suspended timber floor – a practical guide 8 December 2016 Kingspan Insulation UK In this blog post we aim to provide a simple, practical guide to the best practice methods for fitting insulation boards, such as Kingspan Kooltherm K103 Floorboard , into a suspended timber floor.

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Building Regulations: Flooring | Extensions | Planning Portal

Suspended timber floor As a requirement of the Building Regulations the structure should be protected against the growth of weeds and other plant-life.

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5.2 Suspended ground floors - NHBC Standards 2021

5.2 Suspended ground floors This chapter gives guidance on meeting the Technical Requirements for suspended ground floors including those constructed from: in-situ concrete

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Building regulations: extensions: Flooring | GOV.WALES

Suspended timber floor As a requirement of the Building Regulations the structure should be protected against the growth of weeds and other plant-life. The ground should have a layer of concrete poured across and there should be a ventilated gap of at least 150mm between the underside of the timbers and the concrete, to prevent moisture .

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Insulating suspended timber floors: best practice - GOV.UK

It applies to: suspended timber floors located above an unheated space, where the insulation is installed below the floorboards or timber decking timber floors situated above an unheated integral.

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Building Regs 4 Plans Building Regulations Specifications

Timber Suspended Floor. TIMBER SUSPENDED FLOOR Ground preparation - Remove top soil and vegetation, apply total weed killer and 150mm min thick sand blinded hardcore, then either – (i) Provide concrete ground cover of at least 100mm thick or (ii) Prepare the ground to an even surface and lay a ground cover of concrete at least 50mm thick, on .

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Suspended Timber Floor and How to Build a Floating Hollow .

Since 1990, when a modern timber floor is constructed, insulation is required by the Building Regulations. This insulation is placed between the floor joists. If the insulation is soft insulation it can be suspended on netting fixed between the joists whereas rigid insulation can be sat on battens nailed to the side of the joists.

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A Best Practice Approach To Insulating Suspended Timber Floors

For Solitex Plus, when installed on a suspended timber floor, there is no UV exposure, so the blue face should be positioned so it is the side that gets taped. This means, if the floorboards have all been removed and you install from above the floor, the printed blue side will face up (towards the interior of the room).

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Building Regs 4 Plans Building Regulations Specifications

TIMBER SUSPENDED FLOOR Ground preparation - Remove top soil and vegetation, apply total weed killer and 150mm min thick sand blinded hardcore, then either – (i) Provide concrete ground cover of at least 100mm thick or (ii) Prepare the ground to an even surface and lay a ground cover of concrete at least 50mm thick, on a damp-proof membrane of at least 1200 gauge polyethylene, laid on a bed of fine sand blinding.

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