What is an Approved Document Q? And what does it mean about our products?

Since 1st October 2015, Building Regulations’ Approved Document Q (Part Q) has been in place. What is an Approved Document Q? Considering the security of new homes, Approved Document Q aims to prevent home break-ins via lower-level doors and windows. It is a standard that doors and windows across England must adhere to, including appropriate hardware, to ensure they’re capable of withstanding physical attacks from burglars. Under these standards, all new door and window designs must pass various tests and assessments that meet the security requirements of PAS 24:2012 (or other standards that meet or exceed PAS 24:2012). In order … Continue reading