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Fire Door Regulations In Blocks of Flats

14 per cent of British people now live in apartments, and with a population that grows by more than 500,000 each year, we’re expecting this figure to increase – particularly when you factor in the...Read More

Ironmongery & Your Apartment Fire Doors

Door hardware is an essential component to your apartment fire door’s performance. Whilst it may vary from door type to door type, it will normally consist of: – Hinges – Self-Closing...Read More

How To Specify Vision Panels In Apartment Fire Doors

In some situations, it may be appropriate to specify a fire door that has vision panels. For apartment buildings, this may be to facilitate a safe escape route or to let light into an otherwise dark...Read More

4 Things Not to Miss When Specifying Apartment Doors

Doors are an everyday component; so much so that we rarely consider the intricacies and expertise that go into each doorset to ensure your safety, fire protection, acoustic performance and security....Read More

Apartment Fire Doors: Choosing your Finish

As a specifier, one of the most important aspects (outside of safety and compliance) is the overall look of your fire door, particularly if you’re aiming to create a bold, unique statement. Choosing...Read More

Making a Statement: Bespoke Apartment Building Doors

Architects and designers are constantly looking for ways to deliver bold statements on their projects, and a bespoke fire-rated doorset is just one of many ways in which this can be achieved. As more...Read More

What Are The Best Apartment Door Considerations?

There are some key factors to bear in mind when specifying doorsets for your apartment building project, all of which are rooted in – what we would identify as – four key considerations. They...Read More

How Do Fire Doors In Apartment Buildings Work?

When specifying fire doors for apartments, there are crucial elements at play to ensure the safety of those occupying and living inside the buildings. Looking at recent statistics, fire and rescue...Read More

Fire Doorset Procurement: An Argument for Buying Component Parts

We understand that, as a specifier, there is a need to make cost-savings where possible. When it comes to fire doorset specification, this will often mean considering purchasing component parts. In...Read More

Fire Doors: Can I Have A Veneer Laminate?

The frustrations of a Doorset Manufacturer’s Production Director The simple answer to the above question is no. They are both different things. However, it’s a common query we frequently get asked...Read More

Fire Door Installation: “I’ll get my guys to install them”

When ‘the guys’ negate the fire certification You’ve specified a fire door. You’ve agreed the fire and acoustic performance, the look and feel of the finish. You’re ready to have it...Read More

Fire Doorset Ironmongery: Who Takes What Responsibility?

When it comes to ironmongery in fire doorset specification, ultimately, it’s the responsibility of the designer to get it right but this is frequently tiered down to the supply chain. However, the...Read More

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