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    A Guide to Choosing Commercial Doors

    The Canadian real estate market's been blowing up recently. The construction industry, in total, increased by $18.6 billion CAD in March 2021, with 11 months of consecutive gains. $4.6 billion CAD of that is commercial real estate. 


    The Canadian commercial real estate market's been trending steadily upwards since 2017, even with a global pandemic. Many people are renovating their buildings by updating floorplan layouts or customizing existing spaces for new occupants. 


    Either way, there are a lot of renovations happening in the commercial space right now! We've put together a short guide about commercial doors to help you find what works best for your needs!


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    Upgrading to Electronic Locks for Commercial Buildings

    There is a growing popularity of touch screens and smart deadbolts in commercial buildings. According to Market Data Forecast, the global smart locks market size will hit $4 billion by 2026.


    The increased demand results from adaption to new technology, the need for extra security, and reduced infection contact. Since no physical keys are required, people do not have to touch the door to unlock it. Also, electronic locks protect the buildings from intruders trying to pick the locks. Only employees with permission can enter the buildings. Read on to learn about the other benefits of upgrading to electronic locks for commercial buildings.


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    Adding High-Security Hardware to Your Door Opening

    If you're a business owner, one of the most pivotal parts of your job is to keep your premises safe. There are many different ways you can do this. Making sure everything is up to code, hiring security guards, and having a working alarm system are all good security options for business.


    But what about the points of weakness, such as the doorways into and out of your building? What can you do to make sure these entry points are not leaving your business vulnerable to criminals? Is it time to upgrade your door?


    Installing high-security hardware on your doors is a great way to do just this. Read on to learn more about what exactly this is and how it can benefit your business.



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    Measuring a Door Frame for Replacement: A Simple Guide

    You've decided to update your business, and you've picked out a beautiful replacement door. Imagine picking up your new door and starting to install it only to realize that it's 1/2 centimetre too wide. At this point, you either have to lug it back to the store and swap it out or begin to troubleshoot adjusting the door to fit the frame.   


    Measuring a door frame is a critical step to ensuring you purchase a properly-sized door to replace your old one. This process doesn't need to be difficult. While some people can laugh about their DIY missteps, save yourself time by reading this simple guide to guarantee your door fits every time.  

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    When is it Time to Replace Your Commercial Door

    When a customer or client visits your business, their first impression comes from the doors. You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression and you want to create the right image of your business. 


    Doors that are broken, in disrepair, or lack adequate security simply send the wrong message to both customers and employees. The doors to your business are an important part of how you are viewed and how your business functions.


    Do your commercial doors do what they need to for your business? Is it time to consider commercial door replacement? Read on for the signs of needing a new commercial door.


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    What You Need to Know Before Ordering Commercial Doors

    If you've ever managed a commercial renovation or construction project, you know how important research and preparation are. You aren't simply purchasing building materials - after all, each piece of hardware serves a specific purpose.

    Today, let's focus on ordering commercial doors. It's essential to find the right door for your security upgrade or construction project. Read on to find out what you need to know before you order your doors, frames, and hardware.


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    Everything You Should Know About Automatic Doors and Accessibility Requirements

    Are you completing construction for a particular business? Businesses must make sure that they accommodate the needs of all patrons that enter the building to minimize discrimination and allow the customers to have a comfortable experience. The AODA makes sure that every business implements these standards through the accessibility requirements on certain aspects of all building projects.

    An important aspect to keep in mind is the setup of entryways in the building. You are bound to have customers that won't be able to access a manual door, so to make sure your business is accessible you'll want to opt for automatic doors instead. While the advantages of automatic doors are obvious, they also come with their fair share of AODA requirements that you'll need to keep in mind when adding them to the building.

    So, what are the accessibility requirements that come with installing automatic doors? This article tells you what you need to know so you can make sure that your building is up to par with the standards. Keep reading to find out more!


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    What is a Fire-Rated Door, and When Should You Use One?

    There are more than 100,000 fires in nonresidential buildings each year, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

    That's why every building owner should have a fire management plan. Yes, you should do all you can to prevent fire. But you musat also have a plan in place to stop a fire spreading if it starts. 

    One way to do so is with fire-rated doors. Here's what you need to know about these life-saving devices. 


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    Everything you need to know about fire-rated doors

    Every high-rise residential, industrial, commercial and institutional building needs to be equipped with at least onefire-rated doorin order to comply with the building and fire codes set out by the provincial government. But what exactly is a fire-rated door, and how is it different than any other door in your building? Keep reading to learn more about fire-rated doors and how to ensure your building is compliant.

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    How to measure a door opening to ensure the perfect fit

    If you need to replace a door or frame getting all the measurements right is essential to ensure the perfect fit. But then, how exactly do you take door measurements and what exactly do you need to measure? Is the exterior door size the same as the interior size? Do you measure just the door or the frame too? Keep reading to learn how to measure a door opening like a pro.

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