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Sliding Pocket Doors: A Complete Guide

When attempting to introduce sliding pocket doors in the home, there are a number of things to consider. If you are on the verge of making the leap (committing to integrating pocket doors) we encourage you to read on. Aesthetics We will start the post by outline why you may opt to integrate a sliding pocket door system in your home. Plain and simply, they look fantastic. If you are attempting to divide up an open plan space without forfeiting a lot of that space,…

Door Locks: A Complete Guide

In the following article we are going to help you navigate the many door lock options we stock here at Doorfit. From common Euro Cylinders to our less conventional budget lock options, we have security mechanisms to suit a variety of demands. If you are comparing options or simply looking for an insight into the different styles of door locks our guide, outlined below, will be of use.    Rim Cylinder Locks  A rim cylinder lock refers to the outer shell that you insert a…

Additional Security Measures You Can Implement To Make Your Garage Doors More Secure

Owning good quality, high functioning garage doors is one of the most important home security features you can implement. Garage doors act as a barrier between you, your belongings and any potential thieves. There are a number of garage doors on the market today that offer varying levels of protection. Sectional and roller doors, for example, have limited external access and some have electronic locking mechanisms. These would be considered more secure than, say, traditional up and over doors. In this article we have compiled…

Comparing 1 Star, 3 Star & Ultion Sold Secure Diamond Cylinders Locks

So many locks claim to be “anti-snap” but with so many kitemarks and standards what level of security are you actually getting with your locks? TS007 TS007 is a technical specification from the Door and Hardware Federation alongside the Glass and Glazing Federation. Introduced due to the increased burglary threats and locks breaks from the availability of techniques on the internet, the standard sets high-security standards for lock cylinder and door hardware. The TS007 comprises of a 3-star rating system.   Star Ratings Explained The…

Doorfit aid local authorities in battle against graffiti

As a company who works with a number of local authorities on the supply and fit of their garage doors, we have recently seen a significant increase in this type of customer moving away from the standard white door and opting for something a little more colourful in their battle against graffiti. By removing what is essentially a blank canvas, it is hoped that the introduction of new coloured doors will help to reduce the amount of graffiti – something that continues to be a…