Learn about actual and potential costs
How much should I pay for Fire Doors?
What is the average price of Fire Doors?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Fire Doors. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.
Has the price of Fire Doors been rising or falling?
Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.
I’m not ready to purchase Fire Doors yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?
We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.
What other costs are associated with purchasing Fire Doors?
Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Fire Doors with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.
Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase ?
Overall market share concentration among fire door suppliers is low, with the top four suppliers accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. ProcurementIQ estimates that there are about 1,000 fire door suppliers in the United States, around 250 of which are manufacturers; these are small, privately-owned producers serving... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
Are you knowledgeable about pertinent building and fire codes? How do you keep up to date?
Are any applicable regulatory costs (e.g. permit and license fees) included in the quoted price?
Are there any other compliance fees or hidden costs that I am responsible for?
Am I eligible for any tax breaks, insurance discounts or other incentives for installing fire doors?
What kinds of fire doors do you offer?
Do you offer wood doors in addition to steel doors?
What kinds of aesthetic qualities do your fire doors possess?
Do you offer related goods (e.g. door frames, windows)?
What kinds of contracting work can you perform?
Are maintenance programs included or are they purchased separately?
What is your company's sales history for the past five years?
How likely is your company to be purchased by or merged with another company during the next several years?
Is your company currently dealing with litigation or facing the prospect of litigation in the near future?
From which industries do you derive most of your revenue?
Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus pandemic? What measures are you taking to handle changes in demand?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my RFP include?
Buyers should specify their overall budget for this project, including all delivery, installation and maintenance.
Buyers should include a budget per door.
Buyers should specify the length of time this bid will remain active.
Buyers should include their desired warranty length on all purchased fire doors.
For help creating a budget, buyers can reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report.
Buyers should select a vendor that will be able to meet the quality standards detailed in the RFP.
Buyers should select a vendor that will stay within the proposed budget.
Buyers should select a vendor that has a strong history of fulfilling fire door purchases reliably and on time.
Buyers should select a vendor that has a valid certificate of insurance before performing any work.
For information on creating selection criteria, buyers can reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard of this report.
Buyers should list all relevant dates in the RFP process, including any on-site visits.
Buyers should include a range of dates for installation work to be performed.
Buyers should specify the date when all work must be completed.
Buyers should specify dates for periodic maintenance if required.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the supply chain?
The supply chain for fire doors is subject to a moderate level of risk. Suppliers depend on a number of wood inputs and metal to manufacture their products, including iron, steel, aluminum and other metals and metal parts. Steel is a key raw material in the production of fire doors... Subscribe to learn more.