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Selecting the right fire door closers
29th July 2022
Fire doors are an essential part of the fire safety strategy for buildings in every sector. Here Scott Copeland, Category Manager at IronmongeryDirect looks at why selecting the correct door closer is essential to ensure the effective operation of fire … Continue reading
You Are Invited To Keyprint Open Day This September
22nd July 2022
Once again, Keyprint is delighted to announce the return of its popular Open Day at its premises and this year it’s going to be even more special as the event will be an occasion to celebrate their belated 40-year anniversary. … Continue reading
CDVI Launches New Website
22nd July 2022
Global access control manufacturer CDVI has announced the launch of its new website. Following months of behind-the-scenes work, the new site is now open for visitors at The new site brings a sophisticated new look to CDVI. The simple … Continue reading
Abloy UK delivers new hybrid IncedoTM training course to Advanced Overwatch
22nd July 2022
Abloy UK has created a new hybrid style of training that blends in-person seminars with online courses, to help organisations learn more about its IncedoTM ecosystem. Coleraine-based Advanced Overwatch, who install a range of security systems, wanted to understand more … Continue reading
UAP Plays a Key Role in Compliant Door Production
22nd July 2022
Expensive and portable tech, car keys, bank cards and even correspondence from which thieves can harvest data are all lucrative reasons for the criminal fraternity to keep developing techniques for breaking into others’ homes. To help protect home owners and … Continue reading
‘Fabulous addition to mechanical security range’
22nd July 2022
M.Marcus Ltd is delighted to announce the launch of the new ISEO F6 EXTRA S3 cylinder. The new three-star product comes in a choice of Brass, Polished Nickel, and Satin Nickel finishes with a large range of equal and offset … Continue reading
Escape Door Hardware
22nd July 2022
Here Scott Copeland, Category Manager from leading specialist supplier, IronmongeryDirect reveals some of the key products for escape doors and how to make the correct specification. Balancing the needs of both occupant security and the ability to provide safe, fast … Continue reading
Strand Hardware MD Scales New Heights
21st July 2022
Strand Hardware MD Steve Marshall is set to put his best foot forward to raise money for charity by undertaking the final lap of the Three Peaks Challenge. He and his team mates are tackling Ben Nevis, ‘the daddy’ of … Continue reading
The Suited Life: simplifying specification
13th July 2022
A new suited door hardware range has been launched to make it easier for locksmiths and installers to source corresponding ironmongery in line with the latest design trends. The new suited collection from ARRONE, a HOPPE brand, offers installers the … Continue reading
£20,000 raised for Hope House Children’s Hospices
13th July 2022
West Midlands based home security provider, ERA, has raised over £20,000 for Hope House Children’s Hospices, its nominated charity for 2020 and 2021, which supports seriously ill children and their families. Over the last two years, employees from across every … Continue reading
Stepping up with smart security solutions
13th July 2022
As locksmiths, we understand the need for homeowners to have robust security measures in place to protect what matters most to them. And although it may be common practice to provide your customers with expert advice on a range of … Continue reading
Retrofit: The Key to Retaining Quality
13th July 2022
Sue Corrick of Allegion UK discusses the process of retrofitting, and how to correctly approach door hardware projects to ensure a fire door’s integrity is retained. The act of retrofitting – in the context of the built environment – is … Continue reading
Setting the standard
13th July 2022
Douglas Masterson, Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) Technical Manager, explores what a standard is, the impact of Brexit, and some recent and forthcoming standards. Information is correct as of May 2022. A standard is a stakeholder-led solution which responds to … Continue reading
‘The Adaptalock Edge’
13th July 2022
What is Adaptalock? Adaptalock is an Award Winning, Sold Secure tested Universal Multipoint Locking System, with adjustable hook bolts and compression cams, which can be positioned anywhere along the unique patented rails, which allow for the use of the existing … Continue reading