What size Kickplate do I need?
Typically, the recommended kickplate measurement is equal to the width of the door, less two inches. In other words, if your door is 36 inches wide, you would need to install a 34-inch wide door kick plates to ensure accurate and proper sizing.
What is Kickplate?
Definition of kickplate : a protective plate (as of metal or plastic) applied to the bottom of a door or cabinet or to the riser of a step to prevent marring of the finish by shoe marks.
Do you need a Kickplate?
Kick plates are not necessary but they are a great feature to protect the surface of the door. It will not only protect the finish of your door from scuff marks and scratches but it gives the door an additional little design touch, just make sure to choose one that complements the design of your door.
What’s the difference between a kick plate and a mop plate?
The ONLY difference between Mop Plates, Kick Plates, and Armor Plates is the HEIGHT. Don’t forget we have a standard quantity discount of 10% for quantities of 20 or more. Please contact us for quantities above 50.
How do you trim a Kickplate?
Using a controlled motion, cut the kick plate by pushing the saw. Hold the kick plate firmly to the smooth surface while cutting it to prevent kickback, which is caused when the saw pushes itself back due to a binding blade.
What is the purpose of a kickplate on a door?
Door kick plates are a sheet of material attached to the bottom of your door to protect it from damage. They get their name from when people kick the door open when they have their hands full. So this is why you’ll see them in commercial and public buildings.
How high should a kick plate be?
Kick Plates are traditionally 6″ or 8″ in height. But as mentioned before, this can be down to personal preference. For a standard-sized door, a 6″ Kick Plate will suffice, but if you have a larger sized door, you should consider something taller like an 8″ Kick Plate.
What side of the door does a Kickplate go on?
A kick plate is installed at the bottom of the door on the push side and ranges in height from 8” to 16”. This style of protection plate is the most common form of commercial door protection.
What is purpose of metal plate at bottom of door?
What is thickness of a Kickplate?
3) How thick should my kick plate be? The industry standard plate is 0.05â€ thick, which is 18 Gauge Stainless Steel or 050 Aluminum.
Do kick plates go on both sides of door?
They’re roughly 25-40cm tall and incredibly easy to install. If your door doesn’t open in the direction that you would expect it to, or it is a swinging door, you may benefit from installing kick plates on both sides of the door.
Do kick plates go on both sides?
You can install kick plates on both sides of the door if you wish, and enjoy the custom look and protection whether inside or outside.