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Made to measure fire doors

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McBaby Thu 07-Jan-16 15:56:19

We are currently doing a loft conversion and replacing the doors with fire doors but being a Victorian house we have some strange door sizes. Has anyone used a made to measure door company for 4 panel fire doors they would recommend?

mrsmortis Thu 07-Jan-16 17:13:17

Where are you? I can recommend someone in Essex who made our front doors.

PigletJohn Thu 07-Jan-16 23:45:58

no, but doors are available in a wider range of sizes than you might think. I quite like the panelled Premdor. What sizes do you need?

PigletJohn Thu 07-Jan-16 23:47:09


I would expect that the BCO will demand doors made in accredited fire-door factory, and identified by the approved markings.

PigletJohn Thu 07-Jan-16 23:56:06

available in 15 standard sizes, and can be trimmed a bit

They might make them to order in weird sizes, never asked.

McBaby Fri 08-Jan-16 07:57:06

All the standard sizes needed to be trimmed far over the 6mm allowed to keep the fire door gaurentee.

PigletJohn Fri 08-Jan-16 11:02:29

what sizes do you need?

I see they mention special sizes are made to order.

McBaby Fri 08-Jan-16 11:13:53

807mm (but it tapers down to 797 at the bottom on one side)X 1982mm and 761mm X 1912mm

LittleRed28 Fri 08-Jan-16 12:51:02

I used Easy Door Store recently, they take the exact measurements and deliver within 2 weeks. Really happy with the doors but they have a sort of uPVC covering which the joiner said was a pain in the arse when he was hanging them! They've got a 35% off sale at the moment as well.

McBaby Fri 08-Jan-16 14:44:53

I looked at the easy door store but was put off by the pvc covering and as you can't paint them.

PigletJohn Fri 08-Jan-16 15:40:51

Are the door linings (frames) of historical interest, or could they be altered/replaced? Linings are cheaper than doors.

McBaby Fri 08-Jan-16 16:52:49

The lining of the shorter has been replaced but it can't be made higher without replacing the wooden lintel with new one about 8 higher which would mean taking a large chunk of wall down. Similarly issues in we increasei g the height of the other door to keep the width as otherwise we won't get out sofas back out of the house!

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