Steel Door Distributor Resources
Steel Doors and Frames 101
Covers the essentials. Learn about the anatomy of an opening, elevations, anchoring, fire ratings, and more.
Fire Rated Doors and Frames
A primer on fire rated assemblies. This guide also covers the relevant codes and design considerations.
Forced Entry Resistant
Doors are often a building’s first line of defense. Learn about the available options to keep the bad guys out.
A Quick Guide to Codes
A table with the codes pertinent to steel doors and frames that are widely used throughout the US.
The Risks of Grouting Frames
Grouting is the most searched topic on this website. This page provides our opinion on grouting frames.
Damaged Doors: Repair or Replace?
Guidelines to help you determine if a damaged steel door should be repaired or replaced.
Installing a Door Frame in Steel Stud Construction
Installing a Door Frame in Masonry Construction
Fixing Uneven Gaps Between a Door and Frame
Jobsite Storage of Doors & Frames and Field Application of Topcoat
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