Is Your Fire Suppression System Outdated?

In order to work properly, fire suppression systems must be properly installed and regularly inspected. Regular fire suppression system inspections will ensure that your building, along with the people and any valuable equipment inside it, are protected from fires.  Commercial fire suppression systems are vital for keeping kitchens, data centers, and other facilities safe.

Benefits of Fire Suppression System Inspection

Without regular maintenance, you can’t be certain how well your fire suppression system will function in the event of a fire. In fact, having a poorly maintained fire suppression system can be worse than not having one at all, as it may trick you into falsely believing you are protected.

Look at it like a car kept in the garage for 10 years. As a result of sitting idle for so long, different components may not be able to activate when you need them. Regular fire suppression system inspections will prevent this from occurring and help ensure your system will be reliable.

Fire Suppression System Inspection Requirements

The procedures and service frequency involved in a proper maintenance plan are spelled out in your state and local codes, as well as in the manufacturer’s maintenance manual.

  • Manufacturers’ recommendations – every fire suppression system we install comes with a recommended maintenance schedule, so if Albany Fire Extinguisher installed your system, we urge you to keep up with that schedule. It is there to keep you, your employees and your building safe.

If you were not present when the fire suppression system was installed, or if you are not aware of your system’s maintenance schedule, give us a call. We will help you get back on track and keep your building safe.

The following are the best times to have your system inspected if you’re not sure of its maintenance history:

  • Whenever the building changes hands – if you have recently moved into a new facility, or if you have become the facility manager of a business, it helps to have fire suppression system inspection as soon as possible.
  • Today – if you don’t remember the last time you had your fire suppression system inspected, call Albany Fire Extinguisher today. An outdated fire suppression system poses a major safety hazard to everyone and everything in your building.

A properly inspected and tested fire suppression system is the single most effective way to protect lives and property within your building.  If you can’t remember the last time you had your fire suppression system tested, it’s probably been too long. Call Albany Fire Extinguisher for fire suppression system inspection today – (518) 880-4110 or click here.

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