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How To Install An Access Panel

Metal

Note: the access panel may require extra support and bracing to allow safe operation.

Step 1 Installation Insructions Access Panels

Remove door from the frame. Continuous hinge doors can be removed from the frame by the bolts securing the hinge. Fire rated doors have smoke strips fitted on the frame. DO NOT interfere with these.

Step 2 Installation Insructions Access Panels

Insert frame into structural opening which needs to be 5mm larger than panel size, ensuring frame is flush with surface, then screw fix through fixing points using 5 x 16mm fixing screws. DO NOT fix through the face of frame.

Step 3 Installation Insructions Access Panels

Refit the door and check operation. Remove the plastic plug, insert the Key into the budget lock and rotate 45 degrees. Ensure there is sufficient clearance for the lock to operate correctly

Step 1 Access Panel Installation Plasterboard
Access Panels with a beaded frame are designed for a wet finish. Scrim tape must be applied to all beaded edges prior to plastering. IMPORTANT NOTE: If scrim tape is not used the plaster may not adhere to the access panel’s frame.

Plasterboard

Note: the access panel may require extra support and bracing to allow safe operation.

Step 1 Access Panel Installation Plasterboard

When panel is installed, we recommend that hinges should not be removed. Fire rated doors have smoke strips fitted on the frame. DO NOT interfere with these seals

Step 2 Installation Insructions Access Panels

Insert frame into structural opening which needs to be 5mm larger than panel size, ensuring frame is flush with surface, then screw fix through fixing points using 5 x 16mm fixing screws. DO NOT fix through the face of frame.

Step 3 Installation Insructions Access Panels

Remove the metal plug, insert the Key into the budget lock and rotate 45 degrees. Ensure there is suficient clearance for the lock to operate correctly.

Step 4 Installation Instructions Access Panels

Access Panels with a beaded frame are designed for a wet finish. Scrim tape must be applied to all beaded edges prior to plastering. IMPORTANT NOTE: If scrim tape is not used the plaster may not adhere to the access panel’s frame.

Loyalty Points & Rewards

Access Panels Direct are now rewarding their customers by offering a loyalty points and rewards system for website orders only. If you plan to order with us more than once its a no-brainer! Earn up to 10% off by converting your points into a discount code.

How it works

Create an account > order as usual > earn points > convert points into a discount code. 

You can convert points into a maximum of 10% off, which can be used alongside our existing subtotal discounts (£250+ = 5% off etc).

Please note: Cannot be used alongside temporary promotional discount codes.

For every £1 you spend, you earn 10 points.

  • To earn a 10% discount code, you must convert 10,000 points. 
  • To earn a 7.5% discount code, you must convert 7,500 points.
  • To earn a 5% discount code, you must convert 5,000 points.
  • To earn a 2.5% discount code, you must convert 2,500 points.

This is a way of rewarding our loyal website customers, giving them an option to earn discounts through repeat custom.

Where to redeem

You can view your points balance, find out how to gain extra points and convert your points into discount codes in your account dashboard, found here.

Any questions please email [email protected].