A fire occurs in a structure every 65 seconds in the United States, According to the National Fire Protection Association. In 2019 alone, fires caused $14.8 billion in damage to properties across the country. One way to protect your property against fire damage is to have the proper fire doors installed and to maintain said fire doors regularly to ensure their effectiveness in the case of an emergency.
October 4th marks the beginning of Fire Prevention Week which is a week dedicated to spreading awareness around preventing fires as well as how to stay safe during fires should they occur. Fire Prevention Week is observed during the week of October 9th in remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The fire created widespread damage in Chicago, killing 250, leaving 100,000 homeless and destroying over 17,000 structures and 2,000 acres of land.
This Fire Prevention Week, utilize these resources to learn proper maintenance of your fire doors and commercial property. It could help save the lives of your employees as well as protect against the damage of your commercial property.
3 Tips to expand the life of a Fire Door
Fire doors are critical in a place of business. Here are the top three ways to get the most of your fire door. READ MORE.
Maintaining Fire Rated Doors
Fire rated doors are imperative to the safety of your business and its employees which makes it vital that they are maintained properly. READ MORE.
What are the benefits of a rolling steel fire door?
Rolling steel fire doors not only protect the lives of those inside your property, but they also help protect property, supplies, products, sensitive documents and potential widespread damage. READ MORE.
Why You Need To Have Your Hollow Metal Fire Doors Tested Annually
Maintaining your hollow metal fire doors and having them tested annually is key to ensuring they can perform their duty should an emergency arise. READ MORE.
Keeping Your Company’s Rolling Steel Fire Doors Up to Code
Fire codes are imperative to keeping your property and staff safe. Here’s how you can ensure your rolling steel fire doors are up to code. READ MORE.