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5 Step Fire Door Safety Check

5 Step Fire Door Safety Check Read on below for simple checks that anyone can do to make sure their fire doors are compliant and up to the standard required in the RRFSO: Check fire door seals Carefully check the door seals to ensure that they are in good condition and showing no damage; and…

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Fitting & Maintaining Fire Doors

Fitting & Maintaining Fire Doors Fitting a fire door is a very important and if one factor is altered, the fire door will not be as effective as it was originally designed to be. This is why the job should be done by someone who knows what they are doing and have successfully completed the…

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Choosing Fire Doors for offices

What to think about when choosing Fire Doors for offices Many of us work in offices, and most of the time when we’re there we probably just sit at our desks and get on with our jobs. It’s fair to day that we won’t think about the office Fire Doors much – if at all!…

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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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