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NFPA 80 Annual Fire Door Inspections

Fire rated doors are integral components of any passive fire-protection design in the built environment. Without proper design specifications and comprehensive inspection and maintenance procedures, fire doors that fall into this latter category are significantly less likely to effectively protect the opening.[...]

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Fire Door Solutions Announces New Fire Door and Frame Field Re-Labeling Service

Fire Door Solutions, an industry leader in providing professional fire door and damper inspection and compliance services, is pleased to announce its new Fire Door and Frame Re-Labeling Service. The company’s brisk rise to industry leadership in the life safety sector can[...]

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Fire Door Repairs

Inspections are critical, but they are only the first step toward fire door compliance.  Fire Door Solutions offers an efficient and effective turnkey solution for both inspections and repairs.  Our knowledge gained during the inspection process helps us estimate repairs quicker and[...]

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Fire and Smoke Damper Inspections

Fire Door Solutions is fully accredited by the ANSI/ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) as a third-party inspection body to inspect fire and smoke dampers. Please click on the link ANAB Accreditation to view the accreditation certificate and scope. Fire and smoke damper inspections are[...]

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Fire Door Solutions Announces Release of Fire Door Thru-Bolt

The Fire Door Thru-Bolt is a simple male and female type application that is available in 1/4″ and 1/2″ widths for both 1-3/4″ and 2″ fire rated doors. Fire Door Thru-Bolt is used for holes up to 1/2″ in steel fire rated[...]

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Fire Door Shims

During fire door inspections clearance issues generally are one of the major non-complaint deficiencies that a facility has to address.  Our Fire Door Shims are REMOVABLE, RESTICKABLE and STACKABLE. Simply place them behind the hinge to push door towards the strike or[...]

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Fire Door Gap Gauge

The Fire Door Gap Gauge is a simple tool used by fire door industry inspectors to measure clearance requirements per the NFPA 80 code compliance. Clearance requirements are the most recognized issue for fire door non-compliance. The Fire Door Gap Gage will[...]

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Filling Holes in Fire Doors

Whenever I teach a class on fire door inspection, questions always come up about holes in fire doors and how to fill them. I promised a class of 120 last fall at the Yankee Security Conference that I would write a blog[...]

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Solving Fire Door Penetrations

I ran across a vendor called Fire Door Solutions, Inc. (www.firedoorsolutions.com) who has come up with a unique solution for those pesky penetrations in fire rated doors. On older fire doors, it is not uncommon for the facility to replace the automatic[...]

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Changes to the Life Safety Code, Doors and Locking Hardware

When the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code (LSC) is finally adopted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the accreditation organizations (The Joint Commission, AOA/Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program and Det Norske Veritas) will follow suit.  Due to the[...]

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