Of course, the primary purpose of a self-closing fire door is to automatically shut in order to contain the spread of fire and restrict the spread of smoke, and to keep a building's occupants safe. However, it takes more than just the door leaf itself to execute this. Fire door fabricators also need to consider:
Doors can fail prematurely in a fire. If the components are not suitable and not installed correctly this could cause the door assembly to fail to meet the fire and smoke resistance requirements. If the door cannot hold back the fire for the required time period, it will not be a viable product for any landlord, housing association or construction company.
With years of fire safety experience, our expert team of consultants can assist you to best adhere to the guidelines. We're here to help that you supply safe, legal fire doors in a safe, legal manner. We will provide clear, jargon-free advice, helping your fire doors to be as safe as possible.Ask us anything
There are also a number of fire door training courses you can take to learn the skills yourself. All courses are designed to give installers, fabricators and property owners a better understanding of how to comply with UK fire door standards and regulations.
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Our founder, Neil Ashdown, has spent decades working with fire doors. We have provided fire door consultancy across multiple sectors.
All our consultancy is in the interest of everyday public safety. The advice we offer is grounded in real-life fire safety situations.
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In the interest of safety, our fire door consultancy is open to everyone. We aim to make our feedback and advice as clear, comprehensive and jargon-free as possible.
Each one of our expert consultants is happy to travel anywhere in the UK to provide their service. We want everyone to have access to outstanding fire door safety, no matter where they're based.
When fabricating fire doors, it's important to consider the building regulations as set out by the government. These are also called the Approved Documents, and they set out the minimum standards for construction. Now, as well as fire safety, fire door fabricators may have to consider factors such as:
Our founder, Neil Ashdown, has been a leading expert in fire door safety for decades. Following his lead, our team will be able to advise on the best ways to meet building regulations and standards.Contact Us
I would like to thank Neil for the training that he has provided to our Company. His knowledge, experience and expertise on fire doors is exceptional. All who took part thoroughly enjoyed the training and now feel more confident in the maintenance and installation of fire doors and take the knowledge gained into their daily duties.
It has been a pleasure learning about Fire Doors and all the information and self tests that were given with the course was spot on and easy to use.
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Thank you. I am new to the world of fire doors and it has been a good learning process for me, so thankyou for your patience with my various questions. I’m sure that now I have a better understanding of how this all works, I’ll be much better equipped to know what I’m looking at and how to proceed post-inspection with any future reports we get you to do.
The consensus from the group is that the course went really well. Everyone came out with a good understanding of what is required and how we can move on. They thought the course was presented really well and having the books and memory sticks was a good way of studying the course content.