Cutting costs not corners
Published: 08 June, 2012
BARNSLEY: A builder doesn’t need telling twice that time is money – and saving the former normally produces more of the latter! It naturally follows therefore that any building product that can save valuable time without compromising the job, is worthy of a closer look.
In recent years massive changes have taken place to the timescales of building programmes with ever shortening leadtimes requiring increasingly innovative building techniques and materials – push and twist plumbing systems, I Beams, nail guns, sprayable plaster, all designed for ease of use resulting in quicker build times.
Now, a fully adjustable doorset with pre hung doors from the Premdor range is available from the company. A quick examination of the system will reveal a host of benefits and time saving advantages, perfect for the builder or property developer.
The system allows for rapid installation by a lower skilled worker due to the key components being factory fitted. Branded Speedset Plus, the system can be delivered direct to site in plot lots and importantly fitted late in the Building Programme.
While quick and easy to fit in a new build programme, Speedset Plus may also be used in the RMI market where irregular walls might frequently be encountered.
The system can quickly and easily be adjusted by +/- 10mm to take up variation in wall thickness.
This system can be supplied prehung with most of the door options shown in the Premdor range guide including FD30 fire doors. All doors are factory pre hung on CE marked adjustable chrome, brass or white hinges. After installation the unique hinge design means that door to stop gap can be adjusted if necessary.
All fixing brackets and fixing screws are supplied and are hidden by the architrave. The finishing touches to the system are architraves which are unassembled but cut to length and pre-mitred, yet again saving time and the cost of a skilled craftsman. Architraves are fitted using a nail substitute grab adhesive and are available in contemporary, ogee or torus profiles.
Since its launch Speedset Plus has enjoyed remarkable success within the building and construction sector with builders large and small quick to realise the speed and flexibility of the system and the attendant money saving benefits.