Here at JST Construction, we provide and install fire doors in Birkenhead and the surrounding areas. We’ve made fire compartmentation one of our primary offerings in recent years. Now that we have been approved by BM Trada, we may install fire doors in Birkenhead, Chester, Liverpool, and other North West cities to safeguard commercial structures from fire threats. ISO 17021, ISO 17024, and ISO 17065 are only a few of the national and international building safety standards that are regulated by the audit and certification company BM Trada.
We made the decision to take fire safety more seriously than ever in the wake of the terrible events at Grenfell Tower in June 2017. To better manage our facilities, we immediately obtained our BM TRADA accreditation. The fire risk management team at JST Construction works diligently to increase fire compliance in your commercial areas. What distinguishes us from our contemporary counterparts? We have developed our fire plans to lower the risks of fire hazards across all industrial and commercial units to set ourselves apart from the competition. We also welcome any inquiries. Contact us right away at 0151 355 9232 or use our contact form to receive your quotation.
Fire Doors Birkenhead - Key Facts
There are many interesting facts about fire doors. It’s no secret that fire doors are essential for the safety of your staff, people, and your building. In fact, fire doors are so powerful that they are able to withstand fire outbreaks anywhere between 30-60 minutes.
It is a legal requirement for all non-domestic properties to have fire doors installed for the protection of your premises and occupants.
Three sets of the fire door hinged are usually recommended for each door and they must be fire-rated. Fire door signs should also be fitted on each side of the door.
Fire door frames should be the same rating as the fire door (ideally purchased as a set). If you wish to paint fire door, you are able to so. Fire doors can be painted using regular decorative paint.
Fire Doors Birkenhead – Installation
First-rate fire doors for all kinds of commercial and industrial buildings can be found in Birkenhead and the surrounding areas thanks to JST Construction. Fire doors are a crucial component of passive fire safety since they greatly slow down or lessen the impact of fire breaks out, helping to prevent the spread of smoke and harmful fumes throughout your building. Only industry-leading fire doors that meet the most recent Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 criteria are available for supply and installation from our experts. Additionally, we will examine the risks associated with your current fire door in a thorough report.
Why Fire Door Compartmentation & Fire Stopping?
JST Construction is a fully licenced, experienced, and certified contractor that can offer compartmentation and fire door-stopping services that are unmatched in the industry. This is accomplished by identifying potentially hidden areas where it could be challenging to escape from a fire or evacuate. Then, we are able to protect escape routes, install cavity barriers, fire stopping, and dampers in ducts suitably, among other things. To prevent the spread of fire, smoke, and poisonous gases, all compartmentation is provided to enterprises and commercial properties in accordance with current Building Regulation and British Standards regulations.
How Can JST Construction Help With Fire Door Compartmentation?
Larger commercial and industrial buildings typically comply with several rooms and storeys. If not properly compartmentalized to deal with fire outbreaks, it can cause havoc and devastation. The walls and floors must remain functional for the duration of the designed fire resistance period. Here at JST Construction, we are BM Trade certified to provide complete fire compartmentation. We do this by dividing cavities at junctions and cavity closures. Compartmentation services offered to industrial and commercial-type buildings are also strictly compliant with the very latest legislation and to current Building Regulations and British Standards.
Fire Door Servicing Birkenhead
If you’re looking for fire door servicing in Birkenhead, look no further than JST Construction. Fire door servicing is a legal requirement for all non-domestic buildings. HMO’s (Houses of Multiple Occupancy) also require fire door servicing from an accredited company just like ourselves to ensure fire door(s) are fully compliant.
The primary purpose of fire doors is to protect the lives of building occupants during a fire emergency. Regular servicing ensures that fire doors are in proper working condition, providing a reliable means of escape and maintaining a barrier against the spread of fire, smoke, and heat.
Fire door servicing and inspections carried out by JST Construction will include checking for:
- Gaps and seals
- Ensuring closers are in good condition
- Ensuring hinges are in good condition
- Checking full door operation
Why Choose JST Construction?
For many years now, JST Construction has offered amazing fire door installation, fire door stopping, and fire compartmentation services, and they still do so today. For all shapes and sizes of commercial buildings, we provide comprehensive and industry-leading fire door services. Our top priorities are taking care of your customers and ensuring their safety on your property, and we take great pride in the lasting relationships we have created. JST Construction has maintained its reputation for providing the best work at the most competitive prices for more than 20 years.
We are a fully accredited company with the following:
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If you’re looking to get in touch with us at JST Construction today regarding fire door installation, fire stopping, or fire door compartmentation, we would love to hear from you. Simply call us now on 0151 355 9232 or use our contact form below!
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Fire Doors Birkenhead – FAQs
Essentially, fire doors are an engineered safety device that serve the all-important purpose of compartmentalising fire and smoke. Fire doors delay the spread of fire travelling throughout the property and to other areas and therefore buys time for the emergency services to arrive and put the fire out.
There are specific components that make up a fire door and what make them so effective. The specific parts include; Door Leaf, Door Frame, Smoke/Fire Seals, Intumescent strips, hinges, and door closers.
Yes, of course. In fact, it’s a legal requirement for fire doors to be serviced at least once every six months. This is to ensure that fire doors are kept in pristine condition all-year-round in line with the latest British Standards Regulations.
This a great question and one we are asked regularly. Fundamentally, fire doors must be installed within places of the premises where compartmentation of the premises forms. But don’t worry, we are happy to provide a site survey and ensures you have the adequate fire doors installed.
Selecting the appropriate fire door is crucial for ensuring the safety and compliance of your building. Fortunately, JST Construction is here to help and guide you through the process as your dedicated BM-Trada company. There are many factors we consider to ensure we select the most appropriate door for your premises.
Yes, of course. Whether you proceed with fire door installation, servicing or inspection with JST Construction, you will receive documentation that will serve as proof to local authorities. It’s paramount that you keep all records and documentation safe as this is essential for compliance and liability protection.
Fire doors are typically installed in various locations throughout a building to serve as critical components of a fire protection system. Fire doors are commonly installed in the following locations of a building; fire-resistant enclosures, close to fire exits, exit routes, and near areas that are identified as high-risk. This follows on from your fire risk assessment which is also a legal-obligation.
There are a number of ways to extend the lifespan of your fire door and ensure that it remains in the best possible condition for as long as possible. Maintaining self-closing devices is imperative as it’s essential that these components continue to function correctly. Moreover, regular fire door inspection and maintenance is also paramount.
In many cases, fire doors should be directly replaced, and not repaired. The exception where repairs may be feasible is where there are minor defects with hardware. However, this should be inspected thoroughly by JST Construction beforehand.