Choosing External Steel Doors for Security and Safety

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Choosing External Steel Doors for Security and Safety

There’s more to doors than you think! When it comes to safety and security, particularly on busy commercial or industrial sites, the right door can make a big difference. In this blog, we’re looking at some of the things you need to be mindful of when choosing external steel doors for your site. Safety features […]

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Roller Shutters with Personnel Access

Roller shutters are the perfect access option for a huge range of commercial and industrial units – they’re sturdy, safe, secure, and can offer excellent insulation for even the draughtiest of buildings. But they’re not always the most convenient option for people coming and going every day, particularly if the shutter needs to stay closed […]

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Garage Doors for Businesses

Whether you need a secure garage door for your business, or have an old garage building on your business premises that you are looking to convert, you have a lot of options when choosing a door. You don’t need to be stuck with the classic “up and over” garage door that you’ll typically find on […]

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Choosing Workshop Doors

Finding the right door for a busy workshop can be tricky. There are many different types of industrial door that may seem more-or-less suitable, but also may fall short of being the perfect fit. It’s often best to find a reliable bespoke door manufacturer who can tailor a door for your workshop to your exact […]

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Selecting a steel door for coastal or maritime applications

Water damage is one of the biggest risks to metal components. Corrosion and rust often takes time to build up, but once it does, the damage can be irreversible. While metal doors in most areas of the UK can keep corrosion at bay thanks to finishes that protect against adverse weather, the most they usually […]

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Workplace fire safety for industrial properties

If you’re a business owner, commercial landlord or employer, you’re responsible for the health and safety of the people who work in it – or who visit – and this includes fire safety.

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The benefits of installing a loading dock

Loading docks allow delivery vehicles to back up straight to a warehouse door, allowing goods to be loaded or unloaded directly from the vehicle with a minimum of fuss.

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Find the Right Finish for Your Premises with RAL Colours

If you’re looking for a door to match your brand, the building, or existing doors, we have a huge range of RAL colours to choose from.

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How to Choose an Industrial Door That Can Withstand the Weather

UK weather is becoming more extreme. From the blizzards of the Beast from the East in March, to the hottest London Marathon on record in April, temperatures in the south of England went from -3.7°C to 24.1°C in just a few weeks. A good industrial door can cope with these changes in temperature and being […]

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What’s the Difference Between Hydraulic and Pneumatic Doors?

Hydraulic and pneumatic doors are two different, but similar, types of powered roller shutter. Both use pressurised systems to handle big, heavy shutters that are too large to open manually, or would require a large motor.

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Choosing the Right Door for a Warehouse

The best type of industrial door for a warehouse depends on a number of different factors, including what’s being stored inside, and how people will be gaining access during a typical working day.

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What Are Your Fire Safety Responsibilities in a Workplace?

With thousands of cases of fires in workplaces across the UK every year, fire safety should be a major consideration of every employer or property manager – and not just because it’s a legal requirement. More than just a box to tick, fire safety protects your premises, your stock and – above all – your […]

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How to Choose the Right Doors For Your Property

We walk through them so many times a day that we don’t even think about it, but there are so many different types of door available, each with unique characteristics that make them more suitable for their job – and less suitable for others.

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