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Top Tips to Achieve Compliance – 3 Steps to success

Follow our simple top tips below and let us help to give you the best chance of passing your Air, Sound & Vent tests.

  • Ensure floor plan is sealed with silicone or caulk around skirting boards.
    • OR apply expanding foam around perimeter of dwelling before fitting skirting boards.
      • (internal & external walls).
  • Ensure ALL penetrations (including plumping, electrics & floorboards) are suitably sealed.
  • Apply solid picture-frame dab around all socket outlets.
  • Ensure floor plan is sealed for best chance of a pass.
  • Use suitable acoustic reducing approved products (acoustic insulation/ underlays)
  • Avoid as many penetrations to partition walls/ floors as possible (including spotlights/ sockets etc).
  • Where possible, avoid flexi-ducting and try to instead use rigid ducting.
    • If unavoidable, then do not use excess flexi-ducting.
  • Avoid using roof-tile outlets where possible and instead aim to vent out through external walls.
  • Ensure that extract fans meet requirements of approved document F.