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What To Expect From A Doorfit Site Survey

The Doorfit team is full of highly knowledgeable professionals whose aim is to supply everything from high-quality garage doors to reliable security fittings. To achieve this understanding your garage door requirements is key for our experts and the best way to do this is by completing a free, no obligation site survey! Discover the benefits of a Doorfit free site survey and how to conduct one for yourself.  Free Site Survey A site survey has many advantages for us and for you as a customer….

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Doorfit Shortlisted For ‘Dealer Of The Year’ Award

Doorfit have been shortlisted in the blue-ribbon category ‘Dealer of the Year’ at the Hörmann Partner Standard Awards 2022. Doorfit are proud to be one of the original members of the Partner Standard programme. The programme, created by Hörmann UK, acknowledges expert knowledge, profound customer service and experience in dealing with the full range of Hörmann garage doors.   Director, David Close said “we are proud to be a Hörmann Partner Standard dealer. Being shortlisted for such a prestigious award is a testament to our hard…

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Doorfit & The Door and Hardware Federation

Doorfit are proud members of the Door and Hardware Federation (DHF). Formed in 1897, the DHF has over 500 members and prides itself on raising the standards of our industry.      The DHF liaises with compliance authorities such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Trading Standards to ensure its members have an exact understanding of their commitments when dealing with customers.  All members are inspected by the DHF to ensure they meet the required criteria.   What does a DHF member offer?…

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Doorfit Receive SafeContractor Gold Sustainability Verification

Doorfit are delighted to announce that we have received a Gold Sustainability Verification from independent industry accreditors, SafeContractor.  This means that we have been found to be fully compliant in all areas of health and safety, are financially secure, meet environmental obligations and have demonstrated a company-wide commitment to sustainable and ethical practices.    SafeContractor Explained   Alcumus SafeContractor is a trusted third-party accreditation scheme that has been created to assess the qualifications, policies and health and safety standards of those involved in construction and…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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SMARTair is Smart Thinking

Doorfit has recently supplied Prestige Group Ltd with ASSA ABLOY’s SMARTair Access Control System. The project at the Al-Mahdi Institute, Birmingham demanded the flexibility to manage both day time  and residential student’s access to rooms, study areas and communal spaces. The SMARTair System uses Mifare Radio Frequency Identification contactless keyless technology. Allowing pre programme cards to be issued to students on arrival for their period of study. The SMARTair system offers ongoing flexibility; new doors, new users and new access rights can easily be incorporated…

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Record Breaker

Doorfit Products recently replaced 36 garage doors in a garage block refurbishment programme for a local housing association. The project was to replace the existing  doors with pre-finished steel doors and frames, the Garador Horizon being the preferred choice. A prerequisite set by the client was for the installation to be completed in a short timeframe to help minimise the disruption to the residents, a challenge that Doorfit duly undertook. In a heroic effort a 2 man team replaced all 36 doors within 2 days,…

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Master Locksmith Association

The Master Locksmith Association (MLA) is the largest and longest established locksmiths association in the UK; recognising and approving high quality and reliable locksmiths and related products nationwide. With no current government regulations in place for this industry, the importance of finding and using competent, independently evaluated and approved companies is ever more important; making the standards put in place by the Master Locksmith Association’s licensing scheme an essential consideration in your buying decision. The MLA is recognised as the leading measurable body by: The…

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