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One of the most critical responsibilities for a property manager is the issue of fire protection. Commercial fire protection systems are essential in minimizing a fire, reducing losses and most of all, saving lives. Here are four different types of fire protection services, and how they work.
1. Stand Pipes
Stand pipes are a fire …

Summer is right around the corner and families across the U.S. are gearing up for summer family vacations. That means now is the right time to start preparing your hotel for the influx of travelers that will be booking rooms in just a couple of months.
Here are four things you can do to ensure …

Did you know that the combination of automatic sprinklers and early warning systems, in all buildings, could result in a 50% decrease in property damage, loss of life, and overall injuries?
 
Functional fire alarm systems are a very important part of your physical business. Should a fire start in your building, it will be …

When it comes to hospitals, safety and security are top priorities. From using the right equipment to protecting patients from threats, hospitals have to be equipped with the right safety tools — which absolutely includes fire protection. Fire alarm systems should be in all hospitals and healthcare facilities. And this article is going to explore …

American industry is highly regulated and advanced. Yet the risk of fire is always present, even in the most careful facilities. Fortunately, proper fire alarm design can minimize this risk. By hiring experts to strategically place smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, sprinkler systems, and gas-utilizing fire suppression systems, business owners can ensure the safety and …

When a fire starts in one building, it not only can cause damage to that building, but the others surrounding it as well. And unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened when a vacant Birmingham hotel caught on fire a few days ago.
Each year, there is about $76 million in property loss from hotel and motel …

When our loved ones are no longer able to care for themselves or when we are not able to step in as caregiver, many of us rely on long-term elder care facilities to provide the assistance needed. We hope that when we move our loved ones in, that they will be safe and sound in …

Fires destroy many homes and businesses all over the nation every year. Fires in hotels and motels kill 15 people and hurt another 150 every year. Fires also hurt thousands of American businesses each year. These hurt the trust customers and clients have in those businesses. They cause damage to buildings that cost a lot …

Four property classes account for half of high-rise fires: apartments, hotels, offices, and facilities that care for the sick. But regardless of the type of business your facility operates, keeping fire protection systems up to date with maintenance and testing is of the utmost importance. Fire alarm designs vary, but there’s no flawless model. It’s …

Fire protection systems are unsung heroes of the safety world that can go significant amounts of time without being paid attention to. Of course, it’s not until a fire emergency that people owe their well-being to those protections systems working without hitch.
Fire protection companies will preach the importance of fire alarms systems being updated, …

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