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Fire Door Safety Standards Explained

Fire Door Safety Standards Explained In buildings that regularly house large groups of people, such as schools, hotels, commercial properties, residential apartments, even airports, it is important to ensure that all fire safety standards are met at all times. Fire door safety standards protect people in the case of a fire where immediate evacuation may…

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Is It Ok to Wedge Open a Fire Door?

Is It Ok to Wedge Open a Fire Door? Fire doors are a legal and practical necessity in many types of residential and commercial properties. On a daily basis they can seem cumbersome and cause delays on a regular basis due to how heavy they can be and a struggle to open and keep open…

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The essential facts about fire doors & PAS 24

The essential facts about fire doors & PAS 24 Doors being doors, not only do you want them to open and close, and, in the case of fire doors, prevent (or at least delay) the spread of fire and smoke, you might also want to look through them while they’re closed (in a laboratory, to…

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Why Its Important Your Fire Door is the Right Size

Why Its Important Your Fire Door is the Right Size A Fire Door needs to be the correct size as it was manufactured & tested, otherwise the Fire Door will not react as tested in the event of a fire. When you’re considering fire door sizes, there are several reasons why it’s important to ensure…

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Fire Door Standard Sizes

Fire Doors Sizes Here are the standard UK door sizes: • 1981 x 457/533 x 44mm – tend to be most popular for use as cupboard or riser doors • 1981 x 610/686 x 44mm – used where the wall space may be restricted and a smaller door is required • 1981 x 762 x…

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Useful Fire Door Tips

8 Useful Fire Door Tips Here is a combination of important and interesting facts – and some of these statistics provide a cause for concern:- 1. “About 3 million new fire doors are bought and installed every year in the UK” 2. “The vast majority of fire doors are made from timber” 3. “In a…

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So Why a New Fire Door?

Buildings are compartmented to delay the spread of fire from one area to another. The compartments are usually linked by doors to allow for passage of traffic around the building. Door sets have two important functions in a fire, when closed they form a barrier to fire spread and when open they provide a means…

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Free Quotes for Fire Doors

Contact us now for your free quote based on your current needs for either Fire Door Inspections, Fire Door Maintenance or Fire Door Installation. By requesting a quote from Fire Doors Rite Ltd you will have taken the first step to giving yourself peace of mind for the safety of individuals using your building and…

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Fire Doors For Commercial Buildings

A wide range of veneer options are available for fire doors that meet all necessary British Standards and Building Regulations. Fire Doors Rite work closely with architects and specifiers – particularly during the early stages of a project – to help ensure that all design and technical issues involving fire doors for commercial buildings are…

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Why Fire Doors Are So Important

Why Are Fire Doors So Important A question we hear on a regular basis is, why are Fire Doors so important? Well, not only do they protect you and your employees they also protect you against any fines and penalties. On average 3 million Fire Doors are installed each and every year, whether that’s to…

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