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  • Writer's pictureAdam Sawyer

Enhancing Fire Safety in Rentals: The Complete Guide to Compliant Curtains

Updated: Jan 7

Boosting Fire Safety in Rentals: The Essential Role of Compliant Curtains

In the realm of rental properties, including holiday lets and Airbnbs, prioritizing fire safety is paramount. One often overlooked aspect is the type of curtains used. Compliant, fire-resistant curtains play a crucial role in enhancing safety and adhering to legal standards. This guide delves into the importance of meeting BS 5867 Part 2 Type B standards and how Fireproofing can assist in ensuring your property's safety.

The Crucial Need for Fire-Resistant Curtains

1. Holiday Lets:

For holiday lets across the UK, curtains must meet BS 5867 Part 2 Type B standards, ensuring long-term flame retardancy. This measure drastically reduces fire spread risks, safeguarding your property and guests​​.

You can find out what is BS 5867 Part 2 Type B by clicking the link.

2. Rental Properties:

General rental properties must ensure that all furnishings, including curtains, comply with the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations. These regulations are vital in mitigating fire-related hazards in domestic environments​​​​​​​​.

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3. Airbnbs:

With the introduction of new fire safety regulations in 2023, Airbnb hosts must ensure their properties, including curtains, comply with fire safety standards like BS 5867 Part 2 Type B. This is part of a broader fire risk assessment essential for guest safety​​​​.

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Fireproofing: Your Partner in Fire Safety

At Fireproofing, we specialize in BS 5867 Part 2 Type B compliant fire retardant spraying for curtains. Our on-site service is tailored to meet the specific needs of your rental property, ensuring full compliance and enhanced safety.

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Your Next Step to Safety:

Ensure your property meets fire safety standards today. Visit our quote page to request a tailored service. Fill in your details, including curtain sizes and location, and our team will provide an efficient on-site fireproofing solution.

Prioritize Safety in Your Rental Property

Fire safety in rental properties is a continuous commitment to protecting lives. With compliant curtains, you significantly enhance the safety of your property. Stay informed and ensure your rentals meet the latest safety standards.

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