Before 2021, all apartments in NYC should be fitted with self-closing doors, according the new amended law.
This new law was ignited by the Bronx apartment fire in 2017, the deadliest fire after 911 attacks. The culprit was a failed self-closing door through which the fire spread and engulfed the apartment.
For this upcoming trend for self-closing doors, Waterson self-closing hinge not only saves life but also provides the best quality of life.
Landlords have 3 self-closing solutions:
- Traditional spring hinge – The noise and vibration from endless door slamming shakes the wooden wall and shocks the dwellers.
- Traditional door closer – the protruding arm of door closer compromises the interior design.
- Waterson Self-closing Hinge: UL listed and fire-rated. Reliable door closing, adjustable speed, and preserves the aesthetics of your house.
Leading-edge solution for cutting-edge law – Waterson Self-closing Hinge
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