Fact Cards

Fact Cards cover a range of topics about fire doors, their components, certification and regulations and are available for FREE download.

Fire Doors in Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMO)

Fire Doors in Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) – Factsheet and checklist for tenants

Fire Door Safety Builders Fact Card

Giving you the facts about fire door safety

Fire Door Safety Developer Fact Card

Giving you the facts about fire door safety

Fire Door Safety Merchant Fact Card

Giving you the facts about Fire Door Safety

The anatomy of a fire door

10 years since the new fire safety laws came into force in England and Wales, many building owners, landlords and estates managers continue to be confused about what a good fire door should look like.

Guide to handling and storage of timber doors

Vital information on the correct handling and storage of timber doors including fire doors.

How to ensure CERTIFIRE certification is maintained.

It is not a mandatory requirement to be certificated if making certain changes to fire doors manufactured under the BWF-Certifire Fire Door Scheme.
Some changes are allowed within the certification scope of the fire door leaf.
This guide explains how to ensure ‘Certifire’ Fire Door Certification is retained when hanging a Certifire-Approved door leaf or making a doorset from a Certifire-Approved door leaf.

Regulation 38 : Passing on the right fire safety details?

This fact card gives you the facts and guidance on Regulation 38 of the Building Regulations, which requires contractors to provide fire safety information to the ‘responsible person’ at the completion of a project.

Who is to Blame? Not me!

Who should ensure that fire doors are fitted and working correctly?
Because no one wants to take responsibility, the lines become blurred through the various stages of the process, even through inspection.
Check out our ‘Circle of Responsibility’ and see what role you play.

Explaining FD20 and FD30 fire doors

Why FD30 fire resisting doors should be specified as the minimum requirement, even if the Building Regulations specify the minimum fire resistance required as FD20.