Fire Doors and Fire Door Sets are a very critical part of fire safety as they provide passive fire protection. There are Building regulations, standards, codes of practice that need to be followed with regards to the specifications, installation and maintenance of fire doors. This Video gives a good overview. The Performance  Standards include…

Fire Doors are required by law to be installed in Houses of Multiple Occupancy it is the responsibility of the Landlord but depending on the contract it may be up to the Agent  to ensure that the appropriate legislation is followed. Below is an explanation of what is considered a House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) and a Tenants…

A number of myths exist on the selection, installation, use and upgrading of fire doors.We have included a BWF myths and truths fact sheet that can help everyone make confident and well-informed decisions on their fire doors with the correct information.    

BWF provides simple tips on what to look for to make sure fire doors are in working order.This includes checking the door itself, gaps around the door and how it sits in the frame, its certification, the state of fire and smoke seals and the condition of hinges, handles, closers and other door hardware.

Fire Door Safety Week is giving these tips for a 5 Step Fire Door Check that anyone can do: Try the Interactive 5 Step Check here Download a PDF copy here. Check for certification Is there a label or plug on top (or occasionally on the side) of the door to show it is a certificated fire…

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