Here at JST Construction, we are certified to BM Trada standards to install fire doors in Chester and the surrounding areas. We are proud to supply and install only the best type of fire doors to best protect commercial and industrial-type properties. BM Trada demonstrates competence in the installation of fire doors that provide complete peace of mind to property owners with all installers – just like JST Construction – continually assessed and suitably qualified.
In 2017, we decided to offer fire door installation and compartmentation one of our main services with the mission to best protect as many commercial and industrial-type buildings as possible. The events of Grenfell Tower were a massive factor in JST Construction prioritizing fire safety moving forwards. Simply put, fire doors save lives and prevent fire from damaging an entire building, therefore buying time for the emergency services to arrive at the property. Fire doors are also essential to keep escape routes clear and give the fire service entering the property much better access. Looking to ensure your building is fire safe? Ensure you have the best fire doors installed by calling us directly on 0151 355 9232 or use our contact form.
Fire Doors Chester - Key Facts
Fire doors are essential for the safety of your building, staff, and people. Fire doors and frames are able to withstand fire outbreaks for anywhere between 30-60 minutes giving the fire services enough time to arrive and resolve before fire starts spreading and escalating.
In all non-domestic properties, fire doors are a legal requirement. Failure to have fire doors installed any commercial or industrial property could leave to hefty prosecutions.
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 Door Installation
Fire doors are an essential part of fire safety and should be professionally installed by fully accredited fire door installers to ensure you are fully compliant. JST Construction is a certified fire door installer that is able to install made-to-measure fire doors and fire frames. For fire doors to be fitted to the appropriate standards, every door should be fitted with intumescent strips which ensure that the fire door is fit for purpose. Our fire door installation services comply with all the latest requirements in accordance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety Order 2005). After installation, we will also undertake rigorous testing.
Why Fire Door Compartmentation & Fire Stopping?
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.
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.
Why Choose JST Construction?
Whether you’re looking for fire door installation, fire stopping, or any other type of fire safety service that we offer, you are guaranteed high-quality service. As you would expect, the safety of our clients is at the very top of our priorities which is why rigorous testing will be undertaken to ensure complete safety. JST Construction is fully accredited and certified to deliver all fire safety services that we advertise.
Contact Us Today
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 and we’ll get back to you.
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A typical fire door is made up of a wide range of components that enables the door to serve its purpose and meet all the latest fire safety regulations. A fire door is the complete assembly of individual parts that together make it a must for fire safety. As well as the door left, a fire door also comprises hinges, overhead door closes, locks, latches, intumescent fire and smoke seals.
Yes. Fire doors are a legal requirement for all non-domestic properties including commercial and industrial premises. This is of course in line with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 that clearly states and outlines that business premises must have fire door(s) installed in the correct places and must also adequately maintain them in order for them to stay fit for purpose.
Typically, fire doors should be installed next to every door leading to a stairwell at all levels. This is to give occupants and people an easy escape route in the event of a fire within the premises. But don’t worry, JST Construction will ensure that you have the adequate fire doors installed and that you comply with all the latest regulations and legislations.
If it’s possible, more than one fire exit door is recommended. The fire exit regulations outline that there should be at least two escape routes from every part of the premises that are completely independent to each other. Our fire door experts at JST Construction will locate the best locations for your fire doors to be professionally installed and maintained so they are fit for purpose.
Yes. Fire doors must be fitted with fire rated hinges, locks and hardware but they do not need a special type of paint. Therefore, this means that you are free to go ahead and use regular decorative paint to meet your requirements.