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Why Installing Fire Rated Doors is Considered a Wise Investment?

Generally speaking, there is a legal requirement in every country requiring commercial buildings and even residential properties to install fire resistant doors. This requisite is implemented in order to ensure not only the safety of occupants but also the security of all your valuables and belongings. Manufactured from high quality fire resistant materials, these fire rated doors can prevent the blaze from spreading throughout the building and the smoke from seeping through. These safety doors allow people inside to escape from any area in the building safely and securely.

Ideally, every residential property, commercial building and industrial plant should be equipped with fire resistant doors and other fire fighting resources that will help keep the building secure in case a fire breaks out. Residential homes can have smoke detectors and fire extinguishers in some strategic areas for added security in case of fire emergency.

Likewise, commercial establishments should also implement fire preventive measures that will not only keep their workers safe but also the customers, important belongings and machinery. For residential homes, a sprinkler system can help keep the fire contained. Although this tool is able to respond to blaze and smoke quickly, installing fire rated doors can provide additional protection to your family and loved ones in case a fire breaks out. With these fire preventive tools in place, you can ensure the safety of everyone despite the unpredictability of this element. 

Fire doors can be easily important in any home or building. These safety doors also come in various types: single, double, half and leaf doors. To ensure that they are able to withstand high temperatures during a fire emergency, these doors are tested by the right agencies. As a matter of fact, they are tested for a proven 240 minutes of endurance before they are even sold out in the market.

Double flame rated doors can prevent the spread of fire more effectively than a traditional timber door. A safety door of this type can actually withstand high temperature as well as prevent smoke from seeping through. It can give occupants enough time to escape the building and gather all important documents before the fire can completely eat away the entire structure.

If you are overly concern with the overall interior of your home, you might want to check out leaf and half fire rated safety doors as they are designed to accommodate the aesthetics of any building. These types of safety doors are usually common in commercial buildings because of practicality and convenience. Also, these doors are can be easily installed in any type of building. There is a warranty on manufacturer’s defects in case the door malfunctions even prior to its installation. Fire proof doors are specifically designed to function effectively against the spread of fire and smoke. They are made from high-quality fire resistant materials to ensure that they serve their purpose well. 



Scanline Fire Doors is fully licensed and insured to perform fire door inspections which are compulsory in Queensland. They must be inspected and maintained in accordance with AS1851, Part 17-2005 and therefore the Queensland Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008.

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