• What are Fire Doors and Where Do We Need Them?

    The role of a fire door FIRE DOORS are used to provide evacuation time between the outbreak of fire and the breakthrough from one room to the next. An open door provides no fire resistance at all: it can create drafts and turn a small fire into a large one surprisingly quickly. Self-closing doors are effective though unpopular, however to meet regulation 30 minute fire-resistant doors are used. Where are fire doors required? There are two areas where fire doors are always necessary; the integ...
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July

2017

  • Contemporary External Doors – Building Security into Wooden Door Design

    CONTEMPORARY EXTERNAL DOORS  Our Luxurious bespoke contemporary front doors will leave a first impression impossible to reverse. Whether your home is modern or traditional, our contemporary external doors which epitomise quality and effortless style, will be a statement of design and leave a lasting reflection on its owner and any visitors. Additionally, these stunning contemporary doors are available in horizontal, vertical and diagonal boarded designs. Equally important,  we also use...
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June

2017

  • Interesting Facts About Doors

    Interesting Fun Facts About Doors From Around The World: Things you never knew about doors Archaeologists have discovered what they think to be Europe’s oldest door in Zurich. Using tree-ring dating they estimate that the door is around 5,100 years old. The largest doors in the world are supposedly at the entrance to NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center. They measure a whopping 456 ft and take around three quarters of an hour to open or close. ...
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June

2017

  • Fire Doors FAQs

      Fire doors Fire doors play an essential role in fire safety, and as such they are a legal requirement in ALL non-domestic properties. They are also requirements to install a fire door in certain domestic situations. In order to ensure that your fire door is operating as it should be, as well as complying with all fire safety regulations, we have compiled answers to some of your most frequently asked fire door questions.  1. What is a fire door? A fire door creates a barri...
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June

2017

  • Introduction to Fire Doors CPD (Continuing Professional Development)

    Introduction to Fire Doors CPD (Continuing Professional Development) The below video provides critical knowledge and guidance for specifiers about Fire Doors. These are accredited by the Construction CPD Accreditation Service. Therefore should be put towards your requirement for your professional institute requirements. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5_7fk5VqF4[/embed] Why do we need fire doors? Understanding fire doors is a complex subject. Below we explain he importance of fi...
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June

2017

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