Door Controls Direct are excited to announce that we have added a new range of Borg Mechanical Digital Locks to our website!
There is such a selection of door closers available on the market, and you may wonder why anyone might choose to install floor springs rather than standard door closers. They do; after all, require slightly more expertise and work when it comes to installation.In this article, we explore some of the key reasons that you might choose a floor spring for your door.
When it comes to choosing the right type of combination lock for a commercial property there are a number of points facilities managers and building owners should consider to ensure the lock will provide the level of security required and be fit for purpose. This quick guide discusses the main factors you should consider when selecting a mechanical digital lock for your door. Level of Security required? In multi-occupancy commercial buildings that may have rental or multi-use spaces fitting a keyless lock to access doors or gates ensures that there is no risk of users losing keys. Lower security areas such as Store doors may require a simple keypad and latch to secure them such as the cost effective Arrone AR195 in satin chrome. Doors to areas with a higher security requirement would be better suited to a mechanical digital lock with anti-tamper lockout function and the ability to override with a key such as the Kaba E2031 E-Plex. Volume and Frequency of Tr [...]
Selecting and fitting the correct door closers within care homes for the elderly, can be one of the many challenges that a Facilities Manager has to face.There is an array of products available on the market, an emphasis on meeting current building & fire regulations and an essential need to maintain a homely environment for the residents that is both accessible and non-institutional.
Essentially, a door closer is a device which closes a door automatically, either after it opens mechanically or after someone has manually opened it. According to current regulations, they should be fitted onto any fire doors, to ensure that they always close correctly after opening, unless the fire door only opens into a cupboard.
It is important to choose the right door closer but there is a myriad of choices out there, so actually pinpointing the right one for your situation can be extremely confusing!In the hope that we can help you to make a reasonably informed choice; we have put together a short guide on the key features that must be taken into consideration.
Door Controls Direct are proud to announce an extension to our range of Access Control Kits. We’ve put together a selection of packages for access control to cater for the majority of door types including but not limited to; single and double doors, doors with electric strike or maglock locking, keypad and proximity reader entry doors.
Fire Doors are one of the most common misconceptions we encounter as Ironmongers. Fire Door, Fire Escape Door– they’re the same thing right? Well actually no; the two are very different and as such have different ironmongery requirements.
The main reason why someone might choose to convert a manual door into an automatic one, is for greater ease of access and simple convenience. Many commercial buildings have automatic doors, not only because it’s easier for their customers to use but also for energy saving reasons. If you’re wondering whether you should invest in this, you should be aware of additional considerations you might need to make.