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Monday, November 15th, 2021
illustrated fire alarm image

Are you in need of a fire alarm monitoring company? There are hundreds of companies out there, all claiming to be the best. So, how do you find one that’s reputable and actually lives up to its promises? Here are some factors to consider when choosing a fire alarm monitoring company.

Monday, October 25th, 2021
smoke detector

A smoke detector is a device that detects smoke, typically as an indicator of fire. Commercial security devices issue a signal to a fire alarm control panel as part of a fire alarm system, while household detectors often issue their own signals directly. Here is everything you need to know about purchasing a smoke detector for your business. 

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
carbon monoxide detector

Carbon Monoxide is a poisonous gas that typically has no odor and can go undetected. This is why your business needs to install detectors to prevent any CO poisoning from happening. Carbon Monoxide can cause damage to your heart, brain, and other vital organs because it displaces oxygen in the blood. 

Thursday, August 5th, 2021
evacuation route

Business owners should realize the importance of having an evacuation plan in case there are any potential risks. It is necessary for everyone who works in the building to have a working understanding of how and when they need to evacuate the building. Here are 7 steps that every business should take to be prepared for any emergency. 

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021
Security system screen

If you are running a business, many things may cross your mind when it comes to your company’s safety. You should never have to question whether or not your security system is functioning properly. There are steps that every business owner should follow to ensure that their security system is living up to its full potential and keeping you safe. It’s better to take the time to do it now than to have to regret not doing it in the case that something should happen. 

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
illustrated women in a call center

There are many questions when it comes to installing an alarm system. One of the most common questions is if you should already have a phone line for the alarm system to work. With modern technology, there are ways for you to get around having to have a phone line. It depends on if you are installing a fire alarm system or a burglar alarm system. A fire alarm system only needs to be monitored if there is a fire sprinkler system tied to the fire alarm system, or if the authority having jurisdiction mandates that it be monitored. On the burglar alarm side, the system is not required to be monitored but it will only alarm locally and never dispatch the authorities.

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
fiber optic cable with light at the end of the strand

Fiber optic cabling is different from your average cable. It carries signals by communicating pulses of light that are generated by small lasers. It is a network of cables with strands of glass fibers surrounded by an insulated casing. The cable has three components that consist of the core, the cladding, and the coating around it. 

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

Fire safety is extremely important while you are working in any office environment. You should know exactly what is flammable and how to keep it in a safe place. Here are some things that you may have not known were flammable. 

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
smoke detector

When trying to keep your business as safe as possible, most people do not remember the upkeep that a smoke detector needs. Other than changing the batteries consistently, it is also important to clean the detectors to extend the life of them. Here is our advice on how and when you need to do this.

Monday, February 8th, 2021
red fire flames on black background

A recent study showed that there were over 51,000 electrical fires just in homes alone. This resulted in nearly 500 deaths and 1,400 injuries. The damages from these fires is estimated to be almost $1.3 Billion. Fire safety is important, and it’s important to make sure all of your fire alarms, smoke detectors, and monitoring systems are up to date and active. Let’s all practice fire safety.