Monday, 13 August 2012

1.5 million hits on the DHF website and counting

The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) website is becoming one of the most-visited building products sites in the UK, receiving almost 1.5 million hits a year.

In the latest three month period to be measured, the DHF website ( received more than 424,000 hits.

Said DHF executive chairman Bob Perry: “The number of hits continues to rise and confirms the fact that our website is increasingly becoming a ‘must-visit destination’ for door and hardware specifiers, contractors, customers and end users.

“This hit rate demonstrates that building professionals are increasingly turning to the DHF to access a wealth of technical resources and specialist advice.

“Our website has become an invaluable resource for specialists and specifiers in sectors including industrial and commercial doors and shutters, powered gates, garage doors, building hardware and architectural ironmongery.”

In particular, website visitors are downloading copies of DHF codes of practice, best practice guides and technical specifications.

The most popular guides to be downloaded were: the Best Practice Guide for Restraining Roller Shutter Door Barrels; Building Regulations Part M Guidance; and the Guide to Powered Gate Safety Legislation and Standards.

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