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Mezzanine Flooring FAQs

If you have any other questions, we are just a telephone call away. Acorn Storage Equipment does advise the use of our comprehensive mezzanine flooring installation service, where we take care of everything for you.

As a supply only service we are always happy to offer as much advice as possible, but many of the details of the fitting will be down to your chosen installers and how they choose to approach the project.

1. Do I need planning permission for a mezzanine floor installation?

Only if your premises have shared car parking or includes parking belonging to the council.

2. Do I need building regulation approval for a mezzanine floor?

Yes you do; we can advise you through the whole process, liaise with your inspector and provide essential materials, such as: engineering drawings, calculations and specifications.

3. Should I inform my landlord?

Definitely; they will probably want to approve your design drawings.

4. What kind of fire ratings and measures are required?

It varies depending on the size of the mezzanine, the size of the space it is in, the number of people working on it and the general purpose it is used for. We incorporate fireproofing and ratings that comply with all legislation as required, and will advise you of any additional measures we think will help further improve safety.

5. How do I know what kind of decking or loading I need?

That is something our design and planning service can help you through; let us know how you want to use your mezzanine floor and we can figure out what needs to go into it to meet safety and regulations compliance.

6. What about installations of power and lighting?

Mezzanines will almost always need some new power, light or heating supply installations,our comprehensive mezzanine flooring installations include it all, fitted to the highest standard by fully qualified technicians and engineers.

7. How long will it take and how disruptive is an installation?

It depends on your business and the size of the installation.  Once we have carried out an initial survey, we can estimate the schedule. An important part of our installation planning service includes scheduling around your business activities to the limit any disruption.

8. What else do I need to think about?

We will design in essentials, such as smoke detection, emergency lighting and fire exit signs. Our design service ensures that we clearly understand your requirements, and we will advise you on any extra equipment that is needed.

Benefit from more than 30 years of expertise in mezzanine flooring supply and installation from Acorn Storage; whatever your requirements we will engineer an ideal solution that perfectly balances needs against cost and practicality.

Contact us today to learn more or to arrange an initial consultation with one of our team.


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