October is Fire Prevention Month!
Every 24 seconds, a fire department in the United States responds to a fire somewhere in the nation, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Fires cause billions in damage and thousands of deaths every year.
This October, we’re celebrating Fire Prevention Month by spreading awareness around fire safety and prevention in the workplace. It’s important to protect your business against fire damage by having proper fire doors installed and regularly maintaining them.
Here are four ways to instill proper maintenance of your fire doors and commercial property:
In order to get the most out of your fire door, avoid painting certain sections of the door, don’t perform repairs yourself and invest in annual tests.
By installing fire rated doors, it becomes possible to reduce at least some of the risk associated with the fire spreading.
Rolling steel fire doors are UL approved and they can also be NFPA tested and certified. Fire codes are imperative to keeping your property and staff safe.
These long-standing doors still need to be inspected and tested annually to make sure they stay up-to-code so they provide the most protection in case of fire.
Fire prevention knowledge could help save the lives of your employees as well as protect against the damage of your commercial property. Contact Vortex Doors and our knowledgeable team can help you navigate deciding which solution is right for you and your business.
Request your free estimate here or contact us at 800-698-6783.