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  • BS 8213-4:1990

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    WINDOWS, DOORS AND ROOF LIGHTS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE INSTALLATION OF REPLACEMENT WINDOWS AND DOOR SETS IN DWELLINGS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  30-03-2007

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1990

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Code of practice
    Section one. General
    1. Scope
    2. Definitions
    Section two. Preliminaries
    3. Appraisal of the condition of the building
    4. Method of installation
    Section three. Work prior to installation
    5. Measuring for production purposes
    6. Planning the work
    7. Transportation, storage and protection of products
    8. Care of property
    Section four. Installation
    9. Installation of new windows, doorsets or surrounds
         into structural openings
    10. Installing windows and doorsets into new surrounds
    11. Installing aluminium or steel windows and doorsets
         into existing wood windows converted into surrounds
         or into existing wood surrounds
    12. Glazing
    13. Final inspection
    Section five. Completion and maintenance
    14. Instructions
    Figures
    1. Wood or plastics frame or surround bridging the
         wall cavity
    2. Steel or aluminium frame bridging the wall cavity
    3. Frame or surround with its inside face forward of
         the damp proof membrane
    4. Frame or surround with its inside face on the plane
         of the damp proof membrane
    5. Frame or surround with the outside plane correctly
         related to a rebated structural opening
    6. Frame or surround fitted to a structural opening
         originally designed for a boxed sash window
    7. Window and surround fitted to a flush opening in a
         rendered wall
    8. New wood sill projecting beyond the rebate of the
         subsill
    9. Overlap between subsill and new wood sill to provide
         suitable joint seal
    10. Seal to perimeter joint wider than 5 mm
    11. Seal to perimeter joint wider than 10 mm
    12. Fillet pointing to perimeter joints of 5 mm or less
         in width
    13. Seal to perimeter joint in rebated structural
         opening
    14. Frame bedded internally and externally to the
         surround
    15. Frame bedded internally and pointed externally to
         the surround
    16. Provision of drainage and ventilation at sill of
         frame, where head and jamb detail is as in figure 14
    17. Frame fully bedded to the surround
    18. Internal bead applied to surround and external lap
         joint bedded all round

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    Refers to dwellings only and supplies recommendations for the installation, into existing structural openings, of windows and doorsets with hinged or sliding leaves, manufactured from metal, plastics or wood, and supplied with or without surrounds. It also applies to windows and doorsets fitted into existing wood surrounds or into existing wood windows converted into surrounds. Includes definitions and diagrams.

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    Committee B/538
    Development Note Supersedes 86/10366 DC (10/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 8213-1:2004 Windows doors and rooflights Design for safety in use and during cleaning of windows, including door-height windows and roof windows. Code of practice
    06/30143171 DC : DRAFT SEP 2006 BS 7412 - PLASTICS WINDOWS AND DOORSETS MADE FROM UNPLASTICIZED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC-U) EXTRUDED HOLLOW PROFILES
    BS 8213-1:1991 WINDOWS, DOORS AND ROOFLIGHTS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY IN USE AND CLEANING OF WINDOWS AND DOORS (INCLUDING GUIDANCE ON CLEANING MATERIALS AND METHODS)
    BS 644:2003 TIMBER WINDOWS - FACTORY ASSEMBLED WINDOWS OF VARIOUS TYPES - SPECIFICATION

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    BS 6213:1982 GUIDE TO SELECTION OF CONSTRUCTIONAL SEALANTS
    BS 6100-5.1(1985) : 1985 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - MASONRY - TERMS COMMON TO MASONRY
    BS 644-3(1951) : 1951 SPECIFICATION FOR WOOD WINDOWS - WOOD DOUBLE-HUNG SASH AND CASE WINDOWS (SCOTTISH TYPE)
    BS 6100-1.5.1(1984) : 1984 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - OPERATIONS; ASSOCIATED PLANT AND EQUIPMENT - COORDINATION OF DIMENSIONS; TOLERANCES AND ACCURACY
    BS 1285:1980 SPECIFICATION FOR WOOD SURROUNDS FOR STEEL WINDOWS AND DOORS
    BS 1567:1953 SPECIFICATION FOR WOOD DOOR FRAMES AND LININGS
    BS 1706:1990 METHOD FOR SPECIFYING ELECTROPLATED COATINGS OF ZINC AND CADMIUM ON IRON AND STEEL
    BS 6100-1.0(1984) : 1984 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS - GENERAL
    BS PD6512-3(1987) : 1987 USE OF ELEMENTS OF STRUCTURAL FIRE PROTECTION WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS GIVEN IN BS 5588 'FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS' - GUIDE TO THE FIRE PERFORMANCE OF GLASS
    BS 6100-1.3.5(1988) : 1988 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - DOORS, WINDOWS AND OPENINGS
    BS 6100-1.6(1985) : 1985 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS - PERSONS
    BS 644-2(1958) : 1958 SPECIFICATION FOR WOOD WINDOWS - WOOD DOUBLE HUNG SASH WINDOWS
    BS 6100-4.4(1985) : 1985 GLOSSARY OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TERMS - FOREST PRODUCTS - CARPENTRY AND JOINERY
    BS 6510(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR STEEL WINDOWS SILLS WINDOW BOARDS AND DOORS
    BS 2569-1(1964) : 1964 SPECIFICATION FOR SPRAYED METAL COATINGS - PROTECTION OF IRON AND STEEL BY ALUMINIUM AND ZINC AGAINST ATMOSPHERIC CORROSION
    BS 6338(1982) : 1982 SPECIFICATION FOR CHROMATE CONVERSION COATINGS ON ELECTROPLATED ZINC AND CADMIUM COATINGS
    BS 1245:1975 SPECIFICATION FOR METAL DOOR FRAMES (STEEL)
    BS 6262(1982) : 1982 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR GLAZING FOR BUILDINGS
    BS 5286:1978 SPECIFICATION FOR ALUMINIUM FRAMED SLIDING GLASS DOORS
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