Guidelines To Follow While Installing Fire Doors

by Mihai B. Fire Prevention Expert

Fire doors are an important equipment of a fire protection system. And therefore it is important to install the fire doors properly as a little mistake in the installation process can cost a life risk for people who will be using this fire doors during fire accidents. The current post will give you a comprehensive guide about installing the fire doors properly and it will help you to understand the steps to follow while installing it.

Who Should Install Fire Doors?

Fire doors must be installed by only skilled people who have undergone professional training and have good amount of experience in doing this job. Don’t hire any person who doesn’t have sufficient knowledge or experience as this might effect the fire safety of the people who will be using the fire doors

Points To Check Before Installation

Before installing the fire door few points need to be checked.

These points are as follows:

Check the Installer’s guidelines and see if they are properly received.

Check that all hardware and fixings are available and keep them in hand. All fire doors are required to have door closer and self locking or latching systems. All hardware that will be fitted to the fire doors Ireland must comply to the latest fire rating approvals. If you are unsure about it then check the fire ratings of the country in which you are installing the fire door.

Follow The Fire Door Installation instructions

While installing fire door fire door installers must follow the instructions provided in the fire door installation guide in order to install the fire doors correctly. Also after installing the fire doors it is required to check that the fire door is opening and closing properly or not. If it is not working properly then there must be any error in the installation process that must be corrected and again need to check if the fire door is working properly or not.

Safety Measures To Take While Installing Fire Doors

Apart from following the fire door installation guide to install the fire doors. It is required to take some safety measures while installing fire doors. These safety measures include wearing proper jackets while installing the fire doors as the equipment associated with the installation process can injure the men installing the fire door.

Final Words

The current post described some of the important fire door installation guidelines that must be followed while installing a fire door. Also this post will give the fire door installers a brief idea about the guidelines or steps to follow while installing the fire doors.

Author Bio

Mihai Bozdog is the managing director of a fire protection service providing company in Ireland who has more than 20 years of work experience working in this field and have detailed idea about all fire protection systems.

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Created on Nov 19th 2020 06:41. Viewed 69 times.


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