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  • WIS 1-36 Timber joist and deck floors - avoiding movement

  • TRADA Technology Ltd
  • December 2017
  • WIS 1 - 36
  • Wood Information Sheet, PDF
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This Wood Information Sheet (WIS) gives guidance specifically intended to minimize problems of movement and noise in timber floors in masonry or timber frame buildings. The guidance relates mainly to dwellings although much is applicable to floors in other building types, such as timber compartment floors in flats.

This WIS can be used as a checklist for designers and site supervisors to ensure that timber floors give continuing satisfactory performance.

This sheet does not cover the design information readily available in documents, for example thermal insulation and ventilation.

This Wood Information Sheet was reviewed in December 2017 and minor corrections were made.
This Wood Information Sheet (WIS) gives guidance specifically intended to minimize problems of movement and noise in timber floors in masonry or timber frame buildings. The guidance relates mainly to dwellings although much is applicable to floors in other building types, such as timber compartment floors in flats. This WIS can be used as a checklist for designers and site supervisors to ensure that timber floors give continuing satisfactory ...
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Contents:

•Background
•Timber joists
•Strutting and noggings
•Floor decking
•Support of non-loadbearing walls
•Ceilings for immediate floors