10.1.8Doors and windows

Garage doors and windows shall be adequate for their purpose. Issues to be taken into account include:

  1. robustness
  2. ease of operation.

Doors and windows will be acceptable where they are in accordance with Chapter 6.7 ‘Doors, windows and glazing’.


Frames should be selected and fixed having taken into account the type and weight of the garage door.

Ease of operation

Proprietary doors and door gear should be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations.

Care should be taken to ensure that garage doors are in proper working order at handover.