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Windrush Doors & Windows Guide to Door Maintenance

June 5, 2024 Steve Sherbourne

Your front door is more than just an entryway; it's the first impression guests have of your home and the first line of defence against intruders. Maintaining your doors is essential to ensure they remain functional, secure, and visually appealing. At Windrush Doors and Windows, we believe that a little upkeep goes a long way in preserving the beauty and durability of your doors. Here's a straightforward guide to door maintenance. 1. Regular Cleaning Over time, doors accumulate dirt, grime,… 

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Protect Your Investment: The Importance of Regular Windrush Window and Door Maintenance

April 3, 2024 Steve Sherbourne

Your home is more than just a place to live; it's an investment in your future. You've carefully chosen every detail, from the layout to the décor, to create a space that reflects your style and meets your needs. Among the most significant investments in your home are your windows and doors. They play a crucial role in its safety, security, and energy efficiency. At Windrush Doors and Windows, we understand the importance of protecting your investment. That's why we… 

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Keeping Your Home Secure: Domestic Door Repairs

February 5, 2024 Steve Sherbourne

Are your home's doors showing signs of wear and tear, compromising your security and comfort? From draughty rooms to malfunctioning locks, damaged doors can pose serious concerns for homeowners. However, finding reliable and efficient repair services shouldn't be a hassle. Windrush Door and Window Services are your trusted partner for domestic door repairs in Oxfordshire. At Windrush, we understand the importance of a secure and aesthetically pleasing home. Our team of skilled engineers is equipped with the knowledge and tools… 

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Embrace the Warmth: The Importance of Repairing Doors and Windows for Winter

December 21, 2023 Steve Sherbourne

As the crisp winds of winter start to weave their way into our daily lives, it becomes increasingly essential to fortify our homes against the chill. One crucial aspect often overlooked is the state of our doors and windows. These silent guardians of our homes play a pivotal role in keeping the cold at bay and maintaining a cosy haven during the winter months. We understand the significance of well-maintained entrances and windows, especially as the temperature drops. Here's a… 

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Why Are Fire Doors Important: A Closer Look at Fire Door Installation

October 26, 2023 Steve Sherbourne

When it comes to home and workplace safety, fire doors play a critical role in protecting lives and property. Fire incidents can happen suddenly, and the time it takes to contain a fire is often the difference between a minor incident and a catastrophe.  In this blog post, we'll discuss the importance of fire doors, with a specific focus on fire door installation, particularly from the perspective of Windrush Doors & Windows. The Role of Fire Doors Fire Containment Fire… 

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The Importance of Repairing Your Fire Door

August 31, 2023 Steve Sherbourne

When it comes to fire safety in buildings, one crucial element often overlooked is the maintenance and repair of fire doors. These doors are designed to slow the spread of fire and smoke, providing valuable time for occupants to evacuate safely. However, they can only fulfil their purpose if they are in good working condition. In this article, we'll explore the significance of maintaining and repairing fire doors and introduce you to Windrush Doors & Windows' specialised fire door repair… 

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Windrush’s Guide To Fire Door Repairs

June 23, 2023 Steve Sherbourne

When it comes to fire safety, fire doors play a critical role in protecting lives and property. However, over time, these doors may experience wear and tear, compromising their effectiveness. It is crucial to address any issues promptly through proper fire door repairs. In this guide, we will provide you with valuable insights on fire door repairs and the importance of maintaining their integrity. Recognizing the Need for Fire Door Repairs Regular inspections are key to identifying any signs of… 

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Windrush’s Guide To Fire Door Maintenance and Inspection

May 17, 2023 Steve Sherbourne

Fire doors are critical in every building's fire safety strategy, helping to protect occupants by preventing the spread of fire. As legally required, building owners in the UK must undertake quarterly and annual fire door checks. This guide provides essential information on fire door maintenance and inspection protocol to ensure upkeep is maintained, residents can rest comfortably, and building owners remain compliant and confident the building is safe and hazard free. You need to: Understand the Regulations Before diving into… 

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When To Replace a Fire Door? 5 Signs to Watch For

March 9, 2023 Steve Sherbourne

1. Deterioration One of the first indicators that a fire door needs to be replaced is physical damage and deterioration. Fire doors can get worn out over time, which can cause them to lose fire-resistance capabilities. Signs of deterioration include things like cracks in the door or frame, rust, massive amounts of dust and debris, or other signs that the fire door’s material has degraded. 2. Missing Hardware Fire doors must have certain hardware components installed correctly for fire safety.… 

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Fire Doors Frequently Asked Questions

March 8, 2023 Steve Sherbourne

Fire doors are an essential safety feature in any building. They are designed to help prevent the spread of fire and smoke throughout a structure, providing extra time for occupants to evacuate safely. In this article, we’ll answer some of the most common questions about fire doors: Q. What is a fire door? A. A fire door is a type of door that helps to prevent the spread of fire and smoke between compartments in buildings. It is designed with… 

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