Do fire doors need to be safe closing?

Do fire doors need to be safe closing? Health and safety is a big concern in any building or environment where people gather – in years gone by, the implementation of simple safety precautions may have saved many lives, particularly in fire outbreaks within buildings. These days, there are strict rules and regulations round fire…

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Timber acoustic doors for industrial environments

Timber acoustic doors for industrial environments Many industrial environments require parts of the buildings to be free from the everyday noisy atmosphere created on site. Industrial acoustic doors are an excellent noise control solution for containing sound in very loud environments such as factories, industrial buildings, power generation plants, film studios and theatres. To reduce…

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Save time on site with complete pre-hung fire door assemblies

Save time on site with complete pre-hung fire door assemblies Very often a building project, whether from brand new or a major refurbishment, will require a substantial volume of specialised doors to meet a number of different requirements, depending upon the use of the building. Certain environments require doors, not just as entry and exit…

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Workplace Fire Safety at Christmas

Most people like to enjoy the Christmas season and enter into the spirit of things. For many this includes putting up Christmas decorations and creating a festive atmosphere, whether it is in the home or the workplace. You must always, though, be aware of the potential fire and safety implications of decorating your office or…

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Internal Fire Doors to Meet All your Office Requirements

Internal fire doors to meet all your office requirements All work environments have to treat safety of the staff and visitors as the first priority, and, as such, need to be fitted throughout with the appropriate, regulation fire doors. Office environments are used for lots of different functions and, as well as the vital safety…

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An FD60 Glazed Fire Door Provides Protection & Style

An FD60 glazed fire door provides protection and style Anyone involved in the construction of a new building is automatically tasked with placing safety above all else, and installing fully certified and tested fire doors is a major requirement – but this doesn’t mean that fire doors have to be purely functional. They can be…

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Fire Safety Guidelines For Hotels

A fire in any building can be a frightening, and potentially life-threatening event. In hotels, that threat takes on even more significance, with the number of people endangered and at risk. Often hotel fires occur at night, with many guests disoriented and confused, making safe evacuation more difficult. Circumstances like this require a well communicated…

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FIRE DOOR SAFETY WEEK RETURNS FOR 2019 THE CAMPAIGN runs from 23 to 29 September, and will stress the ‘life-saving role that fire doors play in protecting us while we sleep’. Run by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), Fire Door Safety Week is now in its seventh year and will highlight ‘the importance of fire…

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Fire Door Seals

Fire Door Seals What is a fire door seal? Fire door seals are fitted between a door and its frame to fill any gaps that would otherwise allow smoke and fire to escape, in the event of an emergency. They are a vital part of any fire door and they must be correctly designed and…

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Fire door design can be stylish and on trend

Fire door design can be stylish and on trend Fire doors, as we are all aware, are a vital safety feature in any commercial or public service building. There is often a misconception though, that a fire door is purely functional and, therefore, cannot be aesthetically attractive. Not all internal fire doors have to look…

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