1. The Hazards of Electrical Fires and How They Start

    Your Electrical Appliances Could Kill You In a recent statistical study, it was confirmed that there are at least 51,000 fires each year. Of these fires, electrical distribution systems are the third leading cause. It has been confirmed by the Electrical Safety Foundational International that arcing faults are responsible for initiating more than 28,000 home fires. Of these thousands of fires, the…Read More

  2. Systems to Install In a New Business

    6 Systems to Install In Your Business When opening a new business, you have a lot to think about. Opening a new business is not as easy as just opening your doors to the public and expecting success. You have to consider how much help you will hire, how much you will pay them, and what measures you will take to protect them while they are working. When it comes to installing systems for your busin…Read More

  3. What is the Difference Between Wet and Dry Fire Sprinkler Systems

    When owning a business, a commercial building, or a hospital, fire sprinkler systems are a must. Not only do they alert you of the presence of a fire, but they can lessen the damages from a fire. When a fire sprinkler goes off, the fire sprinkler heads douse the alerted area with water. In most films, such as The Incredibles, fire sprinklers are portrayed to all go off at once. Filmmakers often en…Read More

  4. Top Ten Causes of House Fires

    Fire is a natural, unpredictable, and dangerous element. Though it is necessary for heating, it is quite destructive and, if you're not careful, can lead to irreversible damage to your belongings. The following blog is a list of ten different causes and solutions of house fires. 1. Ladies, your straightener can start fires! Hair Care Tools It would make sense that a tool that is meant to heat to d…Read More

  5. What to do to Prepare for a Fire

    It is no secret that lately there has been a lot more fire-related incidents. Fire is a dangerous and uncontrollable disaster than can happen when we are least expecting. Fire can occur naturally, such as wildfires; or accidentally, such as leaving the stove on. Fire can also unfortunately happen intentionally, often committed by ill-intended arsonists. The point is, fire is sometimes unpredictabl…Read More

  6. The Dark History of Business Fires

    There is an unfortunate history surrounding business fires. Countless lives have been lost throughout the years due to unexpected fires in places of business. Disasters, such as the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire and even the Happy Land Fire, prove that we never can predict the onset of a fire. In just 2016, there was an estimated 1,342,000 fires reported, causing 3,390 citizen deaths. Now, of c…Read More

  7. Everything You Need to Know About Fire Sprinkler Systems

    If you have ever accidentally set off a fire alarm, you know the panic that ensues right after the initial set-off. Even if you had nothing to do with the alarm going off, you can’t help but wonder if it is a real fire, or the symptom of a light-hearted accident. But have you ever wondered, if the alarm is going off, why don’t the sprinklers? More importantly, if the sprinklers ever did turn o…Read More

  8. What To Do If You’re In An Unfamiliar Place And The Fire Alarm Goes Off

    It’s one thing to have an evacuation plan for your own facility, but it’s quite another thing to be in an unfamiliar location when the fire system sounds the alarm. Perhaps you’re a salesperson or service technician onsite at another place of business, a shopper in a mall, or just a visitor dropping something off. If this ever happens to you, you may find it bewildering and disorienting, and…Read More

  9. What You Should Know About Heat Detectors

    It’s easy to take being a human being for granted. We absorb information through all of our senses all the time, and all that data passes into an incredibly intelligent and efficient brain that makes sense of that data and interprets to us whether there’s danger involved or not. For example, if the room is filling with smoke, we’ll not only be able to see that smoke, we’ll also be able to …Read More

  10. 5 Things You Shouldn’t Do With Your Fire Sprinklers

    Fire sprinklers are an important part of your building’s fire protection equipment, and if your building ever does catch on fire, you’ll be grateful that you have sprinklers. Sprinkler systems can save you from costly fire damage, and they’re not only a good idea, they’re a requirement according to the Houston fire code. MLN Fire, a division of MLN Company, is here to serve businesses in H…Read More