Month: October 2014

Are All Fire Door Inspectors The Same?

NFPA 80 and NFPA 101 require fire-rated door assemblies to be inspected annually by qualified individuals who are knowledgeable of the types of door assemblies being inspected. This is a major responsibility when there are a variety of inspectors in the field today with different training and qualifications. How do you decide who to trust Read more…

How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Fire Doors

The average lifespan of doors, frames, and hardware depends on their use. Fire doors have different demands depending on their location, and the role of that room. For example, a door leading to the stair well will open and close more frequently than a door to a server room. What is the average life span Read more…