Door Specifications: Everything You Need to Specify Doors on Your Project

Door Specifications: Everything You Need to Specify Doors on Your Project

When you are trying to choose the perfect security door for your project, it’s vital to make sure you get your specification correct. This is one of the key areas that you need to get right when you are trying to improve your commercial or residential project. Selecting the right kind of door access for a business or residential block is extremely important as, generally, this will be the first point of attack on a premises.

Now, there are so many factors that you should focus on when it comes to security and communal doors. When it comes to residential housing associations and property developers, it is vital to ensure that you are choosing the correct specification of door for your project in terms of security standards, thermal efficiency, clear openings and so on.

What Does it Take to Choose the Right Door?

When you’re trying to select the right door, there is a lot that you need to keep in mind. There are plenty of considerations to make, such as geographic location, locking systems, accessibility for people with mobility issues and thermal efficiency. Some more of the key factors you need to consider here include design, pricing, suitability, and regulations. These are boxes that need to be ticked, and it is important to make sure you focus on these as much as possible right now.

Understand Regulations

Understanding the regulations when it comes to doors is vital, and this is something that will help you to determine which doors are right for your project. Doors must be independently tested, as well as certified by a third party UKAS certification body. Regular retesting and annual inspections are also encouraged as well, in order to ensure the doors remain as safe and secure as possible. Some examples of security certificates that UK Fire and Security Doors hold are PAS24 and STS 202 BR2 which allow us to offer Secured By Design units in a variety of designs.

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Compare Doors

One of the key steps you need to take is to contrast and compare the different types of doors. UK Fire and Security Doors offers an excellent range of brilliant security doors that you can choose from, and you can check out options such as the Signature Range and ThermSecure options and determine which of these is better for your project and your needs. Of course, we are always on hand to guide you through our range and ensure you are complying with all required legislation.

Whatever your requirements, UK Fire and Security Doors have a solution. Right from refurbishments of low-risk ASB premises such as residential homes and schools right the way through to high-Risk applications such as sheltered accommodation and hostels, we have the answer.

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