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    Fire Door Safety Checklist: 8 Step Guide

    None of us like to imagine the hardship that comes when a fire strikes at a hospital, school, care home, office, or other communal space. As unlikely as such a scenario might...
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    Touch Free Entry/Exit Solutions To Enhance...

    There's great value to be found in reducing shared contact points within any high footfall building. Most will agree that especially since the arrival of Covid-19 – establishing great hygiene practices has never been so high on our collective agendas. After all,  studies   have shown that the...
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    Power Supplies (PSUs) in Access Control

    Power Supplies (PSUs) in Access Control The common misapprehension with most Installers is that a power supply is simply just another component part of a security system, however it is the most important part! If it does not work correctly or fails to perform to its specification, then the whole system will fail. Working out what  power supply   you need doesn’t need to be a daunting...
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    Importance of Access Control

    What is Access Control?   Access Control is the method used to provide access to certain people and deny it to others. An access control system refers to the products and components used in this method to achieve this. It doesn’t always have to be a highly technical system either; it can be as little and simple as a combination...
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    Dorgard: What are they and why would I need one?

    Dorgard is a fire door retainer that enables fire doors to be held open in a legal and safe manner. They are an alternative solution to electromagnetic door closers but as they are a wireless system, they are easier to install and release the door in the event of a fire. You will still require a <a...
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    A Troubleshooting Guide for Overhead...

    Issue 1: The door doesn’t close properly Solution: Check that the door, frame, pivots and other ironmongery such as seals have been fitted correctly. A simple test you can do to check this is to disconnect the arm of the door closer and see if the door can be easily pushed closed with one finger. If you can do this, then the problem may be that the closer isn’t suitable for the door. Always choose a door closer with a power size suitable for the maximum width and weight of the door....
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    NEW RANGE! Borg Mechanical Digital Locks

    NEW RANGE! Borg Mechanical Digital Locks Door Controls Direct are excited to announce that we have added a new range of Borg Mechanical Digital Locks to our website! What’s so great about them? Anti-thrust latches – Borg Locks are supplied with Anti-thrust latches that offer a higher level of security and prevent the latch being forced back under duress. Our selection of Borg Locks incorporate 'Easicode Pro'...
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    The Key Advantages of Using Floor Springs

    Why use a Floor Spring? 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...
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