Printed from the blog of Lori Greene, AHC/CDC, CCPR, FDAI
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Close the Door

Close the Door: why it could save your life in a fire

Now THIS is the type of video that should go viral – this simple act will save lives. Share this with the people you care about!

Another Fire Door Win!

Readers often ask me to share photos of fire door assemblies that have helped to prevent a fire from spreading. I just received the photos below…

WWYD? How can we help UL spread their message?

You have all heard me talk about how important it is to sleep with your bedroom door closed at night – to benefit from the protection provided by a closed door.  I’ve been writing about fire doors on iDigHardware for 9 YEARS(!), trying to inform as many people as possible about the purpose of fire […]

‘This Is Us’ and other news

Unfortunately, the media is not saying much about the closed bedroom doors in Sunday’s episode of This Is Us (so I will).

Ceasefire Hinge

Some of you may remember that I posted about the Ceasefire hinge back in 2014 – the firefighters who created this product even invited me to visit them in NYC (here’s a post about that).  Since then, this hinge has gone through testing, design changes, and more testing, and the company is taking pre-orders on […]

LifeDoor

Several months ago I posted about a new product that was getting a lot of attention; the product is called LifeDoor, and it is designed to close a door in response to the sound of a smoke detector.

Share with your family and friends…

These two videos regarding closed doors and double-cylinder deadbolts will save lives – IF you help spread the word. Who will you share this post with?

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