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BS 8201:2011 Code of practice for installation of flooring of wood and wood-based panels

BS 8201:2011

Code of practice for installation of flooring of wood and wood-based panels

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Standard number:BS 8201:2011
Pages:80
Released:2011-10-31
ISBN:978 0 580 69012 9
Status:Standard
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BS 8201:2011


This standard BS 8201:2011 Code of practice for installation of flooring of wood and wood-based panels is classified in these ICS categories:
  • 91.060.30 Ceilings. Floors. Stairs

This British Standard gives recommendations for laying the following types of flooring:

  1. board;

  2. pre-assembled board;

  3. strip;

  4. mosaic;

  5. overlay;

  6. parquet;

  7. block;

  8. end grain flooring;

  9. multi-layer; and

  10. wood-based panels.

This British Standard does not cover the protection afforded to a floor by floor coverings or surface finishes.

This British Standard does not cover floors for temporary structures or floors intended for limited use. Different considerations might apply to these floors.

NOTE For laminate flooring, see BS 8425.

Bamboo flooring is also not covered by this British Standard.

The hygrometer test for dampness of concrete bases is given in Annex A. Guidance on the selection of wood species is given in Annex B.