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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.   [...]

Steel Hinged Doors for Maximum Security

March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Long gone is the time where one could sleep peacefully in their home with the doors unlocked. Unfortunately for today's society the more layers of security we add onto our homes and properties, the sounder we sleep. And one way to increase the protection of your house is to install steel hinged doors. Apart from [...]

Why Choose Us?

March 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Here at Sheridan doors we pride ourselves on the reputation we have built for ourselves over the decades we have been in the industry. As a family run business that has been passed down from generation to generation we appreciate the value of each of our clients, which is why we strive to provide all [...]

How an industrial door can save your business money

February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wise investments are one of the main cornerstones of success in any business, and the wisest investments are ones that will help to cut costs and save you money in the long run. Industrial doors bring important functionality to any warehouse, factory or commercial property. Here are a few ways your company can benefit from [...]