Creating a Fire Evacuation Plan

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Is Your Property Prepared For A Fire? No one ever expects a fire to affect them. Fires are fast growing emergencies that need to be prepared for. Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler systems do a great job at notifying and protecting you and your building against fire. But, they are not enough. It is vital that you have an easy … Read More

What To Do If Your Fire Alarm Panel is Beeping

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Don’t Panic! We Can Help! Fire Alarms are engineered to make a lot of noise. We all recognize the noises Fire Alarms make when they are in Alarm Condition. This is because we have been trained to respond to the loud sirens or voice evacuation orders in school and workplace fire drills. But, it can be confusing when the fire … Read More

Hanging Items Off of Your Fire Sprinkler System

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Are Your Fire Sprinkler Heads Obstructed? Fire Sprinkler Systems look industrial, but they can be very delicate. The pipes and heads that make up your system need to be treated with care in order to ensure that they are fully functional. Per NFPA 25 5.2.1.1.1 and 5.2.2.2 items cannot be hung off of fire sprinkler pipe or heads. Hanging items … Read More

Importance of An Annual Fire Alarm Inspection

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Has Your Property Had an Annual Fire Alarm Inspection This Year? Fire Alarm Systems are a vital element to your property. They ensure that your occupants will be notified in the event of a fire and they alert the local authorities to put out the fires. This means that people will be able to get out of the building safely … Read More

Painted Fire Sprinkler Heads and Concealed Escutcheons

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Are You in Compliance? Fire sprinkler systems are a very important tool in protecting your property against fire. But, aesthetically the fire sprinkler heads and concealed escutcheons (cover plates) are sometimes not the most beautiful things to look at. It is common for people to want to paint their fire sprinklers or cover plates to blend into their ceilings. But … Read More

Monitoring Fire Alarms

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IFS Knows the Importance of Monitoring Your Fire Alarm System Fire alarm systems are vital in alerting you and the people in the protected space that there is a fire at your property. But, just having the fire alarm system is not enough. In order for a fire alarm system to notify fire authorities the system needs to be monitored. … Read More

Fire and Life Safety Resolutions

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Make Your 2018 Resolutions Now As 2017 comes to a close it is easy to think about personal New Year’s Resolutions. Do you want to start working out and eating healthier? Or are you going to break a bad habit like biting your finger nails or smoking cigarettes? When it comes to resolutions a lot of people just think personal, … Read More

The Threat of Wildfires

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How to Prevent and Prepare Your Buildings for Wildfires Fire sprinklers and alarms are no match against wildfires. While these devices do a great job in helping notify and prevent regular building fires, the force of a wildfire is too powerful for them to stand a chance.This is why it is extremely important for people to prevent the start of … Read More