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The NYC fire doors are staying safe and stylish although adhering to exacting safety standards. You can choose many designs in finishes such as fashionable oak or contemporary veneers to match up to other doors and interior decor. Get in touch with the fire doors installation experts at High Tech Locksmith & Security. Visit website www.nysecuritylock.com for more information.

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discover key things to consider when installing fire doors in nyc
Fire Doors in NYCDiscover Key Things to Consider When Installing Fire Doors in NYC

What you need to know when shopping for fire doors in NYC is the top question that people often asked about. Checking out safety precautions, building regulations and the latest designs available are some of the important measures. But firstly, it’s important to remember that fire doors NYC aren’t ordinary doors, they are an engineered safety product and a vital part of any building.

fire doors in nyc work by fitting instrument

Fire doors in NYC work by fitting instrument strips around the edges of the door that lie dormant during everyday use, but when in contact with extreme heat, they expand at a rapid rate, sealing the gap between the door and door frame in order to create a barrier against fire. You can also install instrument strips with smoke seals to stop the smoke getting through the door as well as the fire. However, for a fire door to protect escape routes, prevent the spread of fire and restrict the amount of oxygen feeding the fire, it must be installed correctly and kept closed at all times.

what should you look for when you buy fire doors in nyc
What Should You Look for When You Buy Fire Doors in NYC?

When buying fire doors in NYC always ensure that you use a reputable and expert supplier and should check that all fire doors in NYC are fire-rated. Fire doors NYC offer either 30mins or 60mins of resistance against smoke and flames and come with a FD30 or FD 60 rating, respectively. This can be checked on the label found on the top of the door, which should also state the manufacturer’s name and its unique traceability code.

In addition, all essential ironmongery such as hinges, locks, closers, and latches must be CE marked and fire protected otherwise the fire doors NYC will not be fit for purpose if a fire breaks out. NYC building regulations are very clear and any small differences in detail, such as glazing, intumescing strips, apertures, door frames and ironmongery may significantly affect the rating.

fire doors in nyc come in different sizes

Fire doors in NYC come in different sizes and have standard thickness of 44mm and 54mm. We also offer a 35mm thick fire door option to NYC residents that will fit into existing frames, which will save time, money and minimize mess to your home if you’re renovating. Always check the manufacturer’s instructions that come with the door as trimming allowances may vary, but it is crucial that these are never trimmed from the top edges.

where do you need to install fire doors in nyc homes
Where Do You Need to Install Fire Doors in NYC Homes?
  • If you’re renovating your home or adding an extension, it’s recommended that you use a fire door in NYC for any room where a fire is most likely to start, such as the kitchen, a room with a fireplace or any room that contains electrical or flammable items. However, building regulations stipulate:
  • When adding doors to a loft conversion, a safe corridor from the loft to the outside of the building is created, so a fire door is essential for protecting an escape route.
  • An internal garage door that leads into a house must have a fire door
  • A new build or renovated property where you have added another floor to create a property with three stories or more, must have FD 30 fire doors in NYC from the third floor to the outside of the building. Any cupboards containing electrical or gas services must also have a fire door fitted to protect these escape routes.
the nyc fire doors are staying safe and stylish

The NYC fire doors are staying safe and stylish although adhering to exacting safety standards. You can choose many designs in finishes such as fashionable oak or contemporary veneers to match up to other doors and interior décor. Want to install some unique fire doors in NYC buildings? Get in touch with the fire doors installation experts at High Tech Locksmith & Security.

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Phone: 800-773-1698 / 212-957-1145

Address: High Tech Locksmith, 1024 6th Ave 3rd floor, New York NY 10018, United States

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