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Sliding Doors For Disabled Access: A Simple Yet Effective Solution

by Kate Donkin 23/03/2020 | Advice

With the NHS estimating that there are 1.2 million wheelchair users in England and housing experts warning of an accessible homes crisis (new research from Habinteg has revealed that less than a quarter of homes built outside of London…

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Sliding Louvre Panels: The Benefits

by Kate Donkin 02/03/2020 | Advice

External sliding louvre systems are becoming increasingly popular in warmer climates, as commercial buildings and residential property owners look for ways to harvest energy, optimise temperatures, increase air ventilation and provide flexible privacy options. Typically made from metal or…

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Fire Rated Sliding Door Hardware – Supporting Fire Door Safety Week

by Kate Donkin 23/09/2019 | Advice

Did you know that approximately 3 million fire doors are installed in the UK every year? In spite of this, fire doors remain an area of neglect across the UK as the correct installation, specification, maintenance and management of…

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5 Ways to Introduce Sliding Doors to Your Home

by Kate Donkin 16/07/2019 | Advice

Sliding doors can be a great addition to any home. Not only do they look great but they also come with a range of practical benefits including easier mobility between rooms, increased natural light and the ability to maximise…

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Sliding Door Hardware Glossary of Terms

by Kate Donkin 17/04/2019 | Advice

Sliding door hardware, particularly if you’re new to it, can often be quite a complex subject to understand. P C Henderson aims to make it as easy as possible for customers to both specify and install our products, which…

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The Hidden Benefits of Pocket Doors

by Kate Donkin 25/03/2019 | Advice

As the number of first time buyers hits the highest levels in over a decade, combined with a major decrease in the size of the average new build home – it’s no wonder homeowners are looking for inventive and…

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Salt Spray Testing – What Our Products Go Through

by Kate Donkin 06/11/2018 | Advice

External sliding and folding door systems are proving to be extremely popular in coastal properties in order to take full advantage of the scenic views that coastal properties can offer. When installing such a system it’s important to utilise hardware…

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Open up Your Home to the Outside World with Securefold

by Kate Donkin 30/08/2018 | Advice

Bi-folding doors are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, with homeowners looking to create indoor-outdoors spaces to make the most of the beautiful summer weather. Our flagship product, Securefold, offers the very best in exterior folding door hardware to…

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Fire Safety: How We Test Our Fire Rated Door Hardware

by Kate Donkin 23/08/2018 | Advice

Why are Fire Doors Important? Fire safety has always been a topic to be taken seriously, even more so after the 2017 Grenfell Tower tragedy where it has become a widespread topic of awareness and discussion within all industries.…

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Add Flexibility to an Open Plan Office with Our Flexirol Multidirectional System

by Stephanie Lee 18/05/2017 | Advice

Our Flexirol Multidirectional door hardware is the ideal solution for adding flexibility to today’s open-plan workspaces. Open offices have been on the rise over the past 10 years with corporate giants such as Google being high profile advocates. More recently…

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Transform Your Home with Pocket Doors

by Stephanie Lee 20/04/2017 | Advice

Whether you are moving into a new property or refurbishing an existing one, doors are probably not at the top of your agenda when thinking about interior design. People usually focus on choosing furniture pieces, picking the right style of…

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10 Easy Steps to Choosing the Right Sliding Door Hardware for Your Project

by Stephanie Lee 22/02/2017 | Advice

Obviously at P C Henderson we’re huge advocates of sliding door hardware and the many benefits it brings: Increased floor space Creates a unique feature in your home Aesthetically pleasing Easier mobility from room to room Creation of flexible…

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The Importance of Corrosion Resistant Door Hardware for Coastal Properties

by Stephanie Lee 07/02/2017 | Advice

Door systems that can create large expansive openings are proving to be highly sought out features in a wide variety of coastal properties in order to make best use of external views and spaces. However, due to environmental factors…

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How Sliding Door Systems Can Improve Accessibility and Assist in Gaining Lifetime Homes Standards

by Stephanie Lee 04/01/2017 | Advice

Recent research by Habinteg Housing Association has revealed that a mere 3 percent of councils in England, outside of London, have put plans in place to deliver and measure the amount of homes being built to the accessible Lifetime…

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Evolve Helps Ease Movement Within the Home

by Stephanie Lee 20/10/2016 | Advice

According to the latest statistics, one in five disabled people believe that their accommodation is not suitable as their home requires adaptation. Research by national charity, Aspire, has determined that fewer wheelchair accessible homes were built in 2013 than in…

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