Fireproof bathroom spots

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There are spot lights in the bathroom's wood panel ceiling of a house I'm buying. The surveyor says they do not have adequate fire proofing. Can anyone advise me how to rectify this? Loads of thanks x :confused:
 
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is he definately talking about the downlights or is it the ceiling?

fire hoods would fix the downlight issue i would imagine

the timber ceiling should be fire treated or replaced with plaster

best to speak to your surveyor to clarify things - its what youve paid him for - get your moneys worth
 
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Thanks v much for your reply. Yep, she was talking about the lights specifically. Are these hoods something I could pick up at the local hardware store? The spots look like all the others I've seen in previous bathrooms, nothing special about these by the looks of them.
 
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How many floors in the house?

What's above the bathroom?

Needing intumescent hoods or intumescent luminaires to restore the fire rating of a ceiling is unusual in an ordinary house - are you sure that the surveyor didn't mean that the lights were not F marked, and therefore not suitable for mounting on a normally flammable surface, like wood?
 
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Thanks Ban-all-Sheds. I guess I'll go back and check my report. It's just the loft above as it's a standard 1950's 3 bed semi.
 
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