Why Need Fire Rated Doors?

- Apr 02, 2019-

Fire rated doors are an essential part of every building’s fire protection model. Everybody needs fire doors. Here’s why:

Safety – Fire doors save lives by stopping fire and smoke from spreading quickly and from entering places where people may get trapped, like fire exits and corridors.

Building Preservation – Aside from protecting the people within them, fire doors are vital in protecting buildings by hindering the spread of fire and smoke throughout. They are also necessary in stopping the fire from spreading to other buildings.

Compliance – It has strict rules in regards to fire doors in all states. As a designer, architect, builder, installer or owner, it is very important to ensure that all fire rated doors and frames comply with Australian (and state) regulations in order to avoid serious penalties.

Easy escape – Fire door signage helps people to quickly and easily escape in the event of a fire.