Code of practice for installation of resilient floor coverings
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This standard BS 8203:2017 Code of practice for installation of resilient floor coverings is classified in these ICS categories:
- 91.180 Interior finishing
- 97.150 Non-textile floor coverings
- 91.060.30 Ceilings. Floors. Stairs
This British Standard gives recommendations for the installation of the following floor coverings on both new and existing construction:
cork floor coverings;
linoleum floor coverings;
plastic floor coverings; and
rubber floor coverings.
NOTE Special measures are necessary for successful installation of floor coverings such as those used for static control, and are not included in this British Standard.
This British Standard does not cover the installation of these floor coverings on access flooring.
This British Standard does not include advice on cleaning and maintenance (for which, see BS 6263‑2) but does include guidance on the decisions made at the design stage which assist cleaning and maintenance and enable the installation to give satisfactory service.