Adding a door to hallway in first floor apartment
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Caz11
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Adding a door to hallway in first floor apartment

by Caz11 » Sat Jun 11, 2022 12:34 pm

Hi. I am planning on renovating a first floor apartment and would like to add an internal door at the beginning of the hallway to in effect create an inner porch. I would be getting a qualified tradesperson to do this for me but wondered what regulations I need to consider. I've read about the requirement of lintels above doors but wasn't sure if this only applied to a doorway within a wall? I'd be grateful for any advice as this is my first time renovating anywhere!

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Re: Adding a door to hallway in first floor apartment

by stoneyboy » Mon Jun 13, 2022 9:36 pm

Hi caz11,
No need fro lintels you will just be installing a stud wall with a door in it. Probably be wise to fit a fire door.
Regards S

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Re: Adding a door to hallway in first floor apartment

by Caz11 » Mon Jun 13, 2022 9:43 pm

That's great - thanks for replying so quickly.

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