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    Hi I am looking carry out work in my 3 bed flat to prepare for HMO.

    Can someone please help confirm if the electrical hard wired smoke alarms need plastic back box fitted, if I already have a concrete ceiling.

    Thanks, Ray

    Not sure I understand your question, perhaps you could rephrase? Are you concerned about maintaining the fire rating of your compartment ceiling?


      Hi, It is more of a electrical related question.but agree I conver


        I am concerned about the fire rating of the building ceiling. It a 5 storey building and my flat is on the second floor.


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