A majority of doors made of steel measure 36″ by 84″ and have steel that ranges between 16 and 24 gauge. An 18 gauge standard 36″ by 84″ door weighs around 106 pounds. A majority of doors made from steel also feature an inner core of polyurethane or polystyrene that helps in insulation. According to the Department of Energy, steel doors have five times the insulation as the same-sized wood doors that can improve a space’s thermal efficiency.
Along with their thermal efficiency, they are also weatherproof, fireproof very recyclable and sound resistant. When installing a commercial steel door, you must ensure appropriate hinges (standard or heavyweight) are utilized. The hardware calendar provides all necessary information. Finally, before installing the door frame, make sure that the frame fit the door. It is important to ensure that the door frame opening is properly sized.
If you require any assistance to complete this step then it is best to get in touch with someone from a door business to assist you. If you’re doing it on your own, remember this article.