1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Criteria You Should Apply When Choosing A Fire Suppression System Installer

    If you are building a new commercial building, office space, or other business facility in the Houston area, one of the things that you’ll have to account for is the building’s fire suppression system being well-designed, up to code, and installed with skill so that it fits in with all of the other components in the building. If you’re in the early stages of shopping for a quote and looking …Read More