Insulated Steel Doors Add To Energy Efficiency And Fire Ratings

Industries and commercial enterprises need large doors to facilitate entry and exit of materials, transporting and lifting equipment, as well as to ensure protection to the premises. Steel doors are commonly used and can be roller shutters or sliding and folding shutters. Steel doors are however susceptible to rusting and denting and will require to be coated with protective paint or other coatings. One disadvantage with steel doors is that they have to be manufactured to the exact dimensions of the opening, as they cannot be trimmed or planed, as you can do with wooden doors. Steel doors are made of a steel frame that is covered, often on two... Read More »

Event Security: Tips and Best Practices

For any event, the most important thing is PLANNING! When planning your event you will need to consider what you do know, what you think you know and what is unknown. The more that you put into the planning and brainstorming phase, the safer the guests, crowd and venue will be. Planning a Security Strategy 1. Know the venue inside and out- get an understanding how ‘porous’ the venue is. This refers to ways that people could gain access without using an official entry point. 2. Gauge attendee risk- think about if any of the guest speakers/performers are a higher risk, like if they have a controversial history and also... Read More »

Best Theft Deterrents

Burglary is not only financially costly but also incurs significant psychological damage as well. Recent US research shows that it takes on average, four months to recover financially and mentally from the stresses of dealing with a break-in. UK citizens can face expenses of £700-£3,000, on average, in repairs and replacing stolen goods. You should take steps to help protect your home and business from being an easy target. From interviews with convicted thieves, here are six of the top deterrents to help reduce the risk of burglary: 1. The presence of an alarm system (especially a monitored one) 2. CCTV is an important target selection deterrent 3. Lighting, especially... Read More »

How much security will you need an event?

When hosting an event one thing you will need to consider is how much security you will need, whether your event is a small event or large event security will be needed to ensure that your guests and staff are kept safe and the venue itself isn’t damaged. The first thing you will need to consider is the type of event and how many guests are attending. The general rule of the thumb is for every 10 guests you will need one security operative but if you are throwing an event which is large and involves alcohol such as a festival you may want to consider more security than this.... Read More »

4 Benefits Of Hormann Sectional Doors You Should Know About

Sectional garage doors are available in many styles and designs. Many brands make them, but you should buy sectional doors made by Hormann. There are many benefits of Hormann sectional doors. The top four benefits include: Wide Passage The main benefit is wide passage. Hormann sectional doors offer plenty of room for you to enter and exist your garage. Depending on what doors you get from Hormann, you may have up to 140 millimetres of space. If you own a large van, off-road vehicle or a larger car, then you’ll appreciate the width that these sectional doors offer. If you don’t have enough space to get into your garage, then... Read More »
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