Past to Present: the History of Fire-Rated Doors

Over in the UK, commercial door makers, architects and construction teams are currently marking Fire Door Week (19-25 September 2023). And from across the pond, we’re raising a glass! In the world of commercial door manufacturing, safety has always been paramount – and fire-rated doors are an integral part of any architecture or construction project. … Read more


Our estimator Loreen makes projects happen! Her work entails assessing project details, estimating costs, and preparing competitive bids for our commercial door and frame installations. With Loreen’s expertise, we’re able to keep on delivering exceptional results on time and within budget. In the latest in our Meet The Select Door Team series, we sit down … Read more

All you Need to Know about LEED Accreditation

A Guide to LEED Accreditation: Benefits & Savings for Your Building In today’s quest for sustainability, the idea of constructing, renovating or updating a building, while creating long-term savings *and* protecting the planet in the process is the ideal scenario. One way building and business owners can do this is by pursuing LEED accreditation. But … Read more

Select’s Guide to Weatherstripping Commercial Doors

Are you a business owner looking to save money and increase your profits? Okay, that was a trick question! But did you know that one often-overlooked way to increase the energy efficiency of your commercial building – and save money in the long-term – is by weatherstripping your doors? What is commercial door weatherstripping? Weatherstripping … Read more

Meet the team: say hello to Sevda

In the next of our Meet the Team series, we’re chatting to Select Door’s Architectural Technologist and Estimator, Sevda Kafshdouz Salimi. Read on to discover what motivates and inspires Sevda – and why she loves a challenge… What made you decide to work for Select Door? When I entered the building for the first time, … Read more

Automatic Door Operators: All you Need to Know

Automatic commercial doors are the gateway to a business or residential property. They enhance the corporate image of a building, provide accessibility for people with disabilities – and represent convenience, safety, and ease for all. After all, as 21st Century humans, we expect everything to be smart these days. We want phones that remind us … Read more

5 Tips For Getting Commercial Doors Installed

1. Play by the rules The first must-do when having commercial doors installed is to follow current regulatory requirements. Commercial properties must be accessible for everyone and factor in disability and wheelchair access  – wheelchair ramps for instance. To get it right, you will need to follow ADA regulations, which outline how wide a door … Read more

Select Door’s Top 3 Most-Asked Questions

The 3 Questions We Get Asked Most About Commercial Doors Here at Select Door and Frame there are certain questions we get asked again and again. But we’re sure you don’t want to hear the FAQs we put to each other on a daily basis – mostly, ‘What’s for lunch?’ and ‘What’s for dinner?’ – … Read more

Meet the Select Door Team Nykki

In the first of our enhanced Meet the Team blog series, we’re getting to know Nykki Armstrong, Chief Operations Administrator at Select. Topics covered include working at Select, the best piece of advice she’s ever received, neuroscience, Jim Carrey, and why she’ll never be touching crocodile meat again! What does your day-to-day role look like? … Read more