The Importance of Fire Extinguishers
While sprinkler systems, fire alarms, and smoke detectors are huge components in commercial fire safety measures, fire extinguishers are one of the first lines of defense against an uncontrollable and costly fire. Having the right fire extinguisher in your building will aid in putting out fires fast while preserving the integrity of the inflamed materials. Having the right extinguisher in the right place can save valuable company materials and lives.
Types of Fire Extinguishers
Fire extinguisher services include having a professional determine the size of your extinguishers and what chemical is inside them. Depending on how large your commercial space is, you may need anything as small as a two and a half pound canister to a wheeled, industrial-sized one. A professional has the eye to choose the right size. He also can prescribe what kind of chemical should be used to put out a fire if necessary. Electronic equipment, wood, metal, fabric, paper, and other substances may need different extinguishers to preserve them as much as possible.
Fire Extinguisher Maintenance
However, fitting and installing appropriate units is not all there is to fire extinguisher services. Maintenance is crucial to making sure your fire extinguishers can perform well at any time throughout the year. If they expire, they will need replacing. Fireline offers an Annual Automatic Service Plan, “6 Year Maintenance” for dry chemical units, and other checkup services for various types of units. They also provide barcoding, next-day replacement, free surveys, mobile recharge capability, and industrial unit repair.
Despite having the right type of fire extinguisher on hand plus an expert maintenance schedule, the tool will be useless in an emergency if employees do not know how to use it. That is why Fireline provides an employee training program to ensure that every business is equipped with individuals who can wield an extinguisher and promptly put out the flames. For complete fire extinguisher services and other fire protection systems, call Fireline for your Sterling, Virginia business.
Fire Protection Services from Fireline
Whether you need smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, or an automatic sprinkler system installed at your commercial property, Fireline has you covered. We have been protecting people and property from fire damage since 1947—and our experience shows in our excellent work! We are known for our superb customer service, our expertise, and our reliability. For more information on how we can help your residential or commercial property, visit us online or give us a call at (800) 553-3405. We are located in Baltimore, MD, with a second office in Leesburg, VA. For more fire safety tips, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.