1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Can You Install a Fire Suppression System in a Building that Doesn’t Have One?

    Fire can cause tragic loss of life and costly damage to property. If a building doesn’t have an adequate fire protection system, or doesn’t have one at all, then you could be placing yourself at risk of code compliance violations, loss of property, and even injuries or fatalities. It’s not very common any more to find commercial buildings in Houston that don’t have fire protection systems …Read More

  4. Is Your Fire System Inadequate, Or Will It Keep You Safe?

    Be grateful that you live in the 21st century, where we have the infrastructure, engineering capability, and scientific knowledge to build fire protection systems into our buildings. Given the fact that we spend most of our lives indoors, it’s a good thing we’re not still living back in the days when a building could catch fire and burn to the ground in minutes. Fire protection systems are ind…Read More

  5. Fire Protection Tips You Wouldn’t Have Thought Of

    Fire can be one of the most devastating things that can happen to your company, and it’s worth putting some thought into the ways you can protect yourself and your assets from the damage that fire could cause to your business. Of course, the first thing you should think of is to ensure that your facility has in place a viable fire protection system. MLN Fire Protection specializes in all the ser…Read More

  6. Do You Have A Written Procedure If Your Smoke Detectors Go Off?

    Someone burns popcorn in the breakroom microwave and the smoke detectors go off. Someone else leaves a candle burning on their desk when they leave for lunch, and it causes a small fire, but no one is injured and there is minimal property loss. Having your smoke detectors go off is a major hassle in a commercial building, above all when you are in a situation where your security system automatical…Read More

  7. What You Should Know about the Texas Commission on Fire Protection

    If you own a company or manage the building maintenance for a commercial building in Houston, you probably take it for granted that there are firefighters standing by, ready to spring into action if your place of business were ever to catch fire. It’s probably not something you think about very often, but the safety and security of your employees and property depends heavily on these people who …Read More

  8. A Beginner’s Introduction to Building Sprinkler Systems

    We’ve all seen it in the movies. Someone trips one fire sprinkler, and suddenly the whole building is inundated with a flood of blinding rain from the sprinkler pipes. But is that even real? What would actually happen in your company or workplace if a real fire tripped the sprinklers? And what are the basics that you need to know about your building’s sprinkler system? In this blog post from o…Read More

  9. Why Your Company Needs A Fire Suppression System

    If you've ever grumbled to yourself about why you have to get someone to install and maintain a fire suppression system at your company, we don't blame you. After all, the reason you got into business was because you were excited about your actual business activities, not because you were eager to dive into municipal codes, sprinkler systems, and fire marshall ordinances. However, it is an impor…Read More

  10. Myths About Your Fire Sprinkler System

    If your building has a fire sprinkler system, it’s a wonderful thing to give you peace of mind. If a fire were ever to start, you could expect the sprinklers to do their job and provide a fresh, cool rain of water to drench the fire. However, whenever we start talking about fire sprinklers in Houston, there are always invariably a couple of myths that people believe. In this blog post from MLN F…Read More