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The Benefits of LED Exit Signs and Emergency Lighting

December 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Many commercial structures will require the installation of exit signs and emergency lights. Choosing these lights and signs carefully will be an essential part of the construction budget. These lights and signs are also a crucial part of your safety plan for the structure. This quick guide will provide information on the benefits of LED exit signs and emergency lights.  Why Exit Signs Are So Important Structures such as stores, offices, restaurants, schools, hospitals, churches, and others are required to adhere to certain safety protocols inside a structure. These types of buildings usually see a lot of traffic in and... View Article

How To Maintain a Fire Extinguisher

December 1, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Keeping fire extinguishers on hand is important to prevent fires in homes and businesses. Having the fire extinguisher present, however, is not enough. It is also essential that you keep fire extinguishers maintained properly. This quick guide will provide you with some information on to maintain a fire extinguisher. Fire Extinguisher Facts To Know Having some working knowledge of fire extinguishers is important to ensure that you have the right equipment for your needs. You should be aware that the USFA has determined that the following types of fire extinguishers are to be used on the following types of blazes:... View Article

The Difference Between Normal and Grease Fires

November 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Fires are never something we expect, but they are something we should always be prepared for and ready to handle whenever we safely can. Sometimes, our quick reaction can prevent smoking oil or grease from becoming a potentially deadly fire. In the kitchen, the usual suspects are grease fires and oil-based fires.  The difference is understanding the difference between normal fires and grease fires, and more importantly, how to put out grease fire or oil-based fire situations. When it comes to grease fires versus normal fires, the most important thing to remember is that water will not work. Adding water... View Article

How Often Should You Test Your Fire Extinguisher?

November 1, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There are many things in life we never hope we have to count on, but when we do, we sure are glad they are there — and they work. From the brakes on our vehicles to battery radios and fire extinguishers, these are potentially life-saving everyday things we never think about, but we should. And the same reason we should get regular fire extinguisher inspection services is the same reason we should get our brakes checked and test our batteries.  The Importance of Fire Extinguisher Inspection Services The picture isn’t difficult to imagine. That small trash can fire, or smoking... View Article

Fire Extinguisher Recharge Service: What You Need to Know

October 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When it comes to smaller household or business fires, fire extinguishers serve as the initial line of defense. However, in order to remain functional, they must be fully charged and pressurized. Otherwise, they serve no true purpose during an emergency. Unfortunately, many people are unfamiliar with the importance of fire extinguisher recharging. Why Do Fire Extinguishers Require Recharging? Think about your vehicle. You wouldn’t continue to drive it without performing any kind of routine maintenance on it. If you did, you can’t possibly expect it to work properly. The same goes for fire extinguishers. In order to be effective in an... View Article