Adjusting as required – door closers explained

Door closers are essential in protecting people and property but are left useless without the appropriate adjustments. Kirk Smith of Allegion UK explains the key elements of door-closer adjustments and how to correctly approach each type. Whether surface mounted or…

Fire door safety – time to bridge the gap

Fire safety doesn’t happen by accident, it requires universal attention. With that, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explores why the importance of working fire doors is often overlooked and why now is an opportune time to bridge the gap between…

Removing the obscurity behind sheltered-housing fire standards

With new fire-safety legislations demanding a renewed focus on safety in all residential settings, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK explains why care-home and sheltered-housing associations must prioritise the maintenance of fire doors. The regulations and standards associated with fire safety…

Reviewing building safety in specialized housing

Ensuring the safety of residents and staff in specialized housing environments has always been a priority for those in the sector. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK highlights the steps decision makers must make to keep occupants in sheltered, extra care…

Making time for essential building maintenance

Karen Trigg of Allegion UK provides insight on the safety standards that buildings must meet and why now seems an opportune time to carry out essential maintenance in a bid to help to achieve them. Regular building maintenance has and…

Extinguishing Fire Safety Myths with Allegion UK

Fire Safety has and always will be a well-documented subject, with various experts and regulatory bodies sharing key insights that save lives. Despite this, practical knowledge can sometimes be overshadowed by false information and myth. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK…

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