Can you repair fire door glass?
Yes, you can repair fire door glass. Ideally, the door must go back to where it was made, to be repaired in proper factory conditions before being sent back out.
What is fire rated glass?
Fire rated glass is a clear pane of glass in normal circumstances. However, in the event of a fire (and therefore under a certain temperature), the glass cracks and falls away leaving an intumescent sheet behind. It forms part of the passive fire protection system in place.
Do fire doors need vision panels?
Fire doors do not need vision panels, it all depends on your unique requirements.
Can fire doors have glass panels or a window?
Yes, fire doors can have glass panels or a window, but it depends on a number of factors including the door core or the fire rating required. This glass must be fire rated glass with a thickness which matches the FD rating you require.
What is an internal fire door?
An internal fire door is any fire door internally within a building.
How often do fire doors need to be inspected?
Generally fire doors need to be inspected annually, unless there’s an issue. Even if there is a minor issue with one, ALWAYS flag this up incase a fire occurs.
Who are ASDMA?
ASDMA are the Architectural and Specialist Door Manufacturers Association. One of the association’s key objectives is ‘to promote and increase best practice in the manufacture and supply of bespoke timber doors and doorsets’. They are a good resource for all members of the bespoke timber industry.
Can I get a custom fire door made?
Yes, you can get a custom fire door made. At Vigor Doors, custom fixtures and fittings can be added to our standard sized fire doors. We can also manufacture custom sized doors, and add these fixtures and fittings too.
At Vigor Doors, we are experienced in creating custom orders. We have a number of contacts within the industry enabling us to deliver your custom requirements with ease. It is best to
contact a fire manufacturer (like ourselves) and explain your individual requirements. They may be able to offer you a better value option.
Can you decorate a fire door?
Yes, you can decorate a fire door. Well, what we mean is that fire doors can be aesthetically pleasing, by using a number of different finishes and features.
At Vigor Doors, we manufacture a number of different types of fire resistant door. These include foil, laminate, paint grade, veneered, and those with vision panels. Certified ironmongery can be added to doors, for example handles, drop seals, locks, latches and door viewers, as well as air transfer grills.