Fire Alarm & Protection Blogs

The Advantages of Having a Smoke Detector Dust Cover

Smoke Detector Dust Cover

Certainly, all businesses remember the need to routinely test and maintain their commercial smoke detectors. However, in addition to periodically testing the system, you also have to do what you can to protect your smoke detector from outside debris. Like most other stationary objects in your business, smoke detectors  have a tendency to accumulate dust,… Read more »

What Type of Fire System Initiating Device Should My Business Have?

Mircom MS 710U pull

Few things are more gratifying than watching your professional dreams come true and becoming your own boss by owning your business. However, being the boss also comes with great responsibilities, including doing everything you can to protect your commercial building from fire. The Basics Business Owners Should Know About Commercial Fire Alarm Systems Depending on… Read more »

Be Alert of These Causes of Commercial Fires

Industrial Fires

As a commercial building owner or manager, the list of things you need to worry about on a daily basis is endless. From energy costs to landscaping and everything in between, there is no shortage of suitors vying for your attention. Of course, every business’ worse nightmare is the ordeal of a fire breaking out…. Read more »

The NFPA Urges Commercial Buildings to Maintain Life Safety Systems During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fire Alarm System Testing

Tragically, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to over 20,000 people losing their lives worldwide, and that number will only increase. In the United States and in many other countries, non-essential businesses have been forced to either shut down or continue their operations remotely, as employees work from home to avoid sharing germs. As such, buildings… Read more »

An Overview of Manual Pull Stations

Manual Pull Stations

If you own a building that’s on the larger side, you should equip it with more than just a fire alarm system– you should also invest in manual pull stations. These pull stations will allow those who live and/or work in your building to set your fire alarm system off in the event of a… Read more »

Monitored vs. Standard Fire Alarm Systems

Monitored vs Standard Fire Alarm Systems

When you install a fire alarm system inside your commercial property, you’ll have the option to choose either a standard fire alarm system or a monitored fire alarm system. Before you decide on one over the other, you should take the time to educate yourself as far as how each of them works. It’ll help… Read more »

How Often Should Businesses Check Their Smoke Detectors?

Checking Commercial Smoke Detectors

If you own a business, it’s important for you to have smoke detectors strategically positioned throughout the premises. It’s also important for you to test those smoke detectors out from time to time to make sure they’re working properly. In the event of a fire, you don’t want to have to worry about your smoke… Read more »