Fire Protection Blog

August 23, 2019
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How Often does Fire Protection Equipment Need to be Inspected?

Just because you have installed the proper fire protection equipment does not mean you are adequately protected.  Fire protection equipment is required by local fire codes to be inspected and tested on a regular basis to ensure the equipment is working properly.   Fire Alarms The inspection of fire alarms varies depending on the equipment.  Some alarms need to be inspected weekly, some monthly, others quarterly, semi-annually, or annually.  The appropriate inspection schedule can be found in Chapter 14 of the […]
August 13, 2019
Active Fire Protection

What is the Difference Between Active and Passive Fire Protection?

It has become more apparent over the years how important it is to have adequate fire protection in every building.  For most people, what comes to mind when they think of fire protection are smoke detectors and fire extinguishers. However, these two elements only cover a small portion of the protection services you should have at all times.  There are many parts of a building’s fire protection that often go overlooked or are completely forgotten about. There are in fact […]
July 31, 2019
Fire Alarm Protection Services

What to Consider when Choosing Fire Protection Services in Schools

Safety is always of the utmost importance when choosing fire protection services, especially in schools. Both faculty and staff have the shared goal of keeping students safe and protected on school grounds.  In addition to faculty and staff being informed on the proper fire safety protocol, schools should make careful decisions both when installing fire protection systems, and scheduling maintenance, repair, and inspections of these systems.  Fire protection services should be appropriately chosen to invest wisely and prevent possible harm. The […]
July 29, 2019
Fire Alarm Protection Services

How to Choose the Right Fire Alarm System

Fire alarms are not a choice, they are a necessity. It is one of the best ways to keep your property, tenants, or employees safe. How do you choose a fire alarm system when there are so many available out there?! Of all the fire protection services, picking out the appropriate alarm system can be a chore or, sometimes, near impossible. They all provide similar levels of protection but operate differently. Fire protection services can be challenging to navigate, but […]