What is a Fire-rated Door?

A fire-rated or fire door is a door which doesn’t easily catch fire, compared to a normal wooden door. These doors are often used in hotels and residential buildings as a passive protection in case of fire. The door doesn’t literally stop the fire, but it is made in such a way that it slows … Read more

What is a pre-hung door?

The common way of installing (interior) doors in Africa on a construction site is to put the frame up before laying the bricks. The frame is used to determine where the interior walls should start and how wide the door opening should be. Come rain, wind and sunshine, come wheelbarrow, bricks and concrete: the frame … Read more