NYC Doors And More was called to reverse the door’s opening on a fireproof door at the Children’s Museum Of Manhattan.
Sometimes you go to buildings where space is tight– this is especially common in big cities like New York. For example, it can be a bathroom or other such door that requires you to angle your body awkwardly in order to gain access. Not only is this uncomfortable, but it can waste a lot of time as well.
Reverse The Door’s Opening
In the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, one of the doors opened toward the hallway, blocking the emergency exit. Understandably, the management wanted to reverse the door’s opening to prevent the hallway from being blocked off.
This will ensure safe and effective evacuation from the building event of an emergency.
How To Reverse A Door Swing
How do professionals move a door so that it swings from the opposite side?
Step 1: Remove the existing door, hinges, door closer, and strike plate from the doorjamb.
Step 2: Install a new continuous hinge on the opposite side of the door frame.
Step 3: Relocate the door closer as needed.
Step 4: Install a new push-pull plate.