Published on 10th July 2017

Spotlight: Front doors should be fire doors

Front doors to individual flats can save resident lives during fires, so it’s vital they’re fit for purpose. In modern properties, doors should be close-fitting, with no gaps, warping or damage, and have fire-resistant glazing and intumescent materials (materials that swell) to protect openings, such as letterboxes. If you’re a resident with any questions, just get in touch. Our factsheet gives advice for older properties and on replacing doors.

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