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Business or Pleasure? The Versatility of Steel-Hinged Doors

September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

In order to increase the protection of your home or business, installing hinged security doors is the best option. Aside from protecting the premises from thieves, they can also help in bringing down the large monthly fees often incurred from the triggering of an alarm system. Thus, hinged security doors are cost efficient and an [...]

Sectional Doors

August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Sectional doors are rapidly growing as one of the most popular choices of garage door in the UK due to their strength, safety and security. They are known as 'Sectional' doors because of their construction - being made up of separate sections which open vertically. This means that sectional doors can be installed to fit [...]

What is a Fire Curtain?

August 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

You may have already heard of fire curtains and smoke barriers, but Sheridan Doors appreciates that it is easy to become confused by the technical specifications and terminology that surround them. Here we hope to explain the difference and more importantly, why they are a vital part of a building’s protection against fires. Put simply, [...]

Fire Doors: Is it ever appropriate to prop them open?

August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Fire doors are a legal and practical necessity in many types of residential and commercial properties. Fire doors are often considered cumbersome – due to their weight, they can slow down your mad dash into the office when the traffic’s been bad and be the final straw after a long haul flight to your summer [...]

Fire Doors for your Business

May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

A fire door is an incredibly important safety measure that is to be taken in your business yet it is often so easily overlooked.   Why are fire doors so important?   Well, they help to slow the spread of fire and smoke through your premises, allowing it to be contained within a particular area [...]

What is a Smoke Curtain and how does it work?

May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

To put it simply, a smoke curtain works by containing smoke from a fire in a specific area in order to prevent it from spreading to other areas. This containment of smoke provides refuge for people within the building and maximises the probability of escape from the building without injury.   Working alongside fire curtains, [...]

Bespoke for your Business

April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Have you ever wanted to increase the level of security levels around your commercial property but find yourself worrying that your building isn't shaped conventionally enough to have shutters fitted?   That is where we come in, here at Sheridan Doors we offer what many of our competitors cannot - bespoke roller shutters.   Manufactured [...]

Does My Business Really Need Roller Shutters?

April 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

In short, yes. Safety is always a vital issue at the forefront of every business, whether you own a convenience store or a garage, your business will always benefit from increased security. And one safety method increasing in popularity every day due to its low maintenance and high security characteristics is, the roller shutters. There [...]

Fire Curtains for your Business

April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What are fire curtains?   Fire curtains are sheets of fire-resistant material that can be drawn over entrances and other access points to delay or prevent fire damage. Fire curtains work by obstructing flames and smoke, giving occupants the ability to contain fires in a room, seal off rooms, and evacuate with more time.   [...]