When my house was renovated in the 1970s they replaced the beautiful old doors with cheap plywood doors. I wanted to replace our current doors with some feature doors that help to emphasise the beautiful dimensions of our house while allowing us to make the most of the light and warmth in the different rooms. I have compared options with a range of different doors before making my final decision. This blog talks about our project to select new doors in our home and I hope it will be useful to other people who are trying a similar project and replacing their internal doors.
27 May 2021
The importance of fire doors in a building cannot be overemphasised. If properly installed, your fire door can stop the spread of fire and smoke to isolated areas like the corridors and fire exits where people might be trapped in case of a fire explosion. They also protect adjacent rooms and buildings from fire damage. If you are looking to invest in fire doors, here five FAQs to get you started:
21 January 2021
Fire doors are made to prevent fires and smoke from spreading to other rooms and withstand high pressure that results when air is heated. They can be installed in both residential and commercial premises, but you may find that they are mostly installed in commercial premises, especially where there is a high fire risk. This does not mean that if there is no fire risk you shouldn't install a fire door; you might find that it may be required by law to install fire doors to safeguard the lives of your employees, and these fire doors should meet particular rules and regulations, which are inspected regularly.
15 October 2020
Roller shutters are great for commercial, industrial or residential garage doors. Their structure offers a high level of security because it leaves no room for burglar break-in attempts. Here are the factors you need to consider when choosing roller shutters: Material Composition You may mostly come across steel and aluminium options. Thickened aluminium is the most recommended metal because it is lighter than steel. Since a roller shutter door is opened by lifting it vertically, steel might require more energy, hence more power usage.
24 June 2020
Most homeowners don't install a roller door just to increase the value and aesthetics of their home; they also install the door to boost security. For this reason, every homeowner should ensure the roller door is in good condition throughout the year. However, the door might still develop some problems despite your efforts to keep it in good shape. If you don't fix the problems immediately, the roller door might stop working completely, and this means you might have to replace it.
20 January 2020
Under EPAR (Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulations), all commercial premises in Australia must possess an AFSS (annual fire safety statement). Besides, owners must present the statement annually to their respective state's fire brigade and the local councils. While some councils issue notices for submitting the AFSS, not all do, and it'll be your sole responsibility to comply with this. Read on for insights on AFSS and the necessary steps you must follow during compliance assessment.