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The Importance of Regular Fire Door Inspections – Commercial & Public Buildings

The Importance of Regular Fire Door Inspections – Commercial & Public Buildings Fire Door Inspection forms an integral part of passive fire protection within the buildings construction and without the appropriate specifications, a regular expert fire door inspection & quality maintenance procedures, fire doors are significantly less likely to be effective in providing protection for…

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WHO NEEDS FIRE DOORS?

WHO NEEDS FIRE DOORS? Doors are constructed of many different materials and methods these days and so will burn at different rates. Therefore they will provide different levels of protection against the spread of fire but what the consumer needs when purchasing fire safety products is reliable consistency. Something that can give the purchaser peace…

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What prevents a fire from spreading through a building?

What prevents a fire from spreading through a building?Fires can take hold quickly in any industrial or commercial building, so it’s important to put measures in place to control or slow their spread. Fitting fire doors throughout any building is the most significant measure to help reduce and control the damage caused by fires. And,…

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Grenfell Tower – Fire door manufacturers told to address failings

Grenfell Tower – Fire door manufacturers told to address failings Suppliers of fire doors have been told to make changes after products from five brands failed safety tests following the Grenfell Tower fire. An investigation was launched after it was found that a fire door from Grenfell Tower could only hold back fire for half…

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What’s an intumescent strip and how does it prevent fire spreading?

What’s an intumescent strip and how does it prevent fire spreading? When a fire starts, the biggest danger to human life, apart from the flames, is smoke inhalation, which can damage the lungs, cause unconsciousness, and even kill if inhaled in large enough quantities. While fire doors are excellent at keeping back flames, they wouldn’t…

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Fire doors for commercial use: what you need to know

If health and safety is at the top of the priority pyramid for building managers at commercial sites across the UK, then fire safety is right at the very tip. Responsible organisations have a duty of care to put in place safety measures related to fire, and one of the ways they can do this…

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How to identify a fire door

How to identify a fire door Knowing how to identify and check internal fire doors might just save your life. Fortunately, a fire door is relatively easy to identify thanks to certain tell tale signs. In the event of a fire, knowing that you can count on a minimum of 30 minutes of fire resistance…

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Can fire doors have glass in them?

Can fire doors have glass in them? Fire rated doors are a must in all business and commercial spaces. They provide additional safety and security for employees, clients and the building itself. Despite the huge safety features they offer, many fire rated doors are not aesthetically pleasing; heavy glazed fire doors obstruct natural light and…

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Fire Stopping & Compartmentation

Fire Stopping & Compartmentation Compartmentation & Fire stopping is a fire protection system made of various components used to seal openings and joints in fire-resistance rated wall and/or floor assemblies to prevent the spread of fire & if there is a stay put policy, the area you are in is safe and can protect you….

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Fire Door Inspections & Bespoke Software

Fire Door Inspections & Bespoke Software Thorough Fire Door Inspections Fire Door Inspection simply means that we check all your fire doors on-site to ensure they are safe, compliant and effective against protecting occupants against smoke and flame in the event of a fire. We undertake a total of 34 industry-specific fire door inspection checks…

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