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Understanding Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems

February 20, 2019 5:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While water and traditional chemical fire extinguishers have been a popular fire suppressant of choice for decades, it’s important to realize that these two options aren’t always the best way to address a blaze at your place of business or institution. In fact, many modern offices, manufacturing centers and research facilities require a more specialized approach to fire suppression technology. Today’s business world relies on sensitive equipment that could be permanently damaged or destroyed when exposed to water and chemical agents. If this applies in your situation, you may want to consider investing in clean agent systems in Longview, TX.... View Article


Types of Fire Extinguishers

February 6, 2019 5:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

To the uninitiated, it may seem like all fire extinguishers operate similarly and serve basically the same purpose: they use a chemical agent to put out open flames. In reality, however, there are a number of different fire extinguisher types that all serve slightly different purposes, and are capable of fighting different types of fires. If you’re looking for fire extinguishers for sale in Longview, TX that can meet the needs of your business or institution, it’s important to consider the different types of extinguishers and weigh them against the types of fire risks that are present at your site.... View Article


Do I Need a Fire Alarm and a Sprinkler System?

January 22, 2019 11:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With a new year upon us, many homeowners and businesses may be going over their annual checklists to make sure their buildings are in order. Fire suppression systems in Longview, TX, are an essential part of any building maintenance checklist—are you sure your building is prepared for fire safety and prevention? Fortunately, the team at Anchor Safety Inc. is here to help. We field a lot of questions from businesspeople and homeowners about fire safety systems, and there is one question we get quite often: Do I need both a fire alarm and a sprinkler system, or could I just... View Article


Understanding the Different Types of Fire Alarms

January 8, 2019 11:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Fire alarms might be one of the most important devices you could have in your home or place of business. These relatively inexpensive and seemingly simple tools literally save lives every day by alerting people in the building that smoke or a fire is present. This allows people to evacuate the building before the fire spreads. We are all taught that fire alarms are important, that we should make sure we have enough fire alarms in our home or business and that they are always working properly. But have you ever wondered how fire alarms work, or whether there are... View Article


When Can You Use a Non-Glow Sign?

December 21, 2018 7:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), buildings need at least two exits. However, if the number of employees or the size of the building does not allow the safe exit of everyone, more exits may be required. Installing an illuminated exit sign can cost anywhere from about $90 to $250. If you’re building has more than two exits, the amount of money required to install enough illuminated exit signs can quickly add up. In order to save money, you may be thinking of using non-glow signs for some of your exits. The question is, can you do... View Article