Improving Business Security

After our company headquarters was robbed for the fifth time, I decided we needed to do a little better at bolstering security. Instead of relying on a few measly cameras and a security guard that was distracted most of the time, we installed a state-of-the-art security system and focused on eliminating inherent security threats. It took a lot of work, but after a few weeks we could tell that our efforts were really helping. We were able to thwart a potential robbery, which made me feel better about the investment. Check out this blog for more ideas on improving your business security.

Need A Fire Alarm System For Your Commercial Space? What To Know To Make The Property Safe


If your commercial property only has the bare minimum required by OSHA when it comes to fire safety, and you want to enhance your protection with a better fire system, call a professional company and get quotes today.

If you are installing fire alarms, consider fire alarms with smart technology. Here are some of the things that you want to talk about with an installation team to make sure you're investing in the right system for your property.

Early Detection Features

The earlier the fire is detected, the better for the safety of all inside the building, and for the building for the authorities to get there and for a water system to activate. The system shouldn't just turn on with smoke and flames, but also when the sensors detect a specific temperature. Talk with the installation company about how fast an alarm will sound and how sensitive the sensors are.

Monitoring and Notifications

You don't want an alarm that only goes off inside the building. Instead, you want to have a system that will:

  • Notify you of problems via smartphone, landline, and email
  • Notify the authorities
  • Have different sounds for different levels of warning

The system should be able to send you warning notifications if the temperatures are starting to rise inside the building and the system is triggered. Be sure that the sound alarms inside the building are loud enough to be heard at any location if they go off.

Mixed Fire Containment Options

Water isn't the only thing that can and should be used to put out a fire or to control and contain a fire when needed. The system should also have foam and other chemicals that work to minimize and put out the fire. The foam can be 10 times more effective at putting out the fire than water alone. Talk to see what type of options the system will provide.

Having a fire system in the building is a great way to keep the staff safe when there is a fire hazard. It can also protect the building and hopefully prevent fire damage. When getting quotes, ask about getting extra fire extinguishers installed around the property as well.

There are fire safety training options you can utilize to help train your staff for emergency situations if you think there is a high possibility of a fire in the workplace. Take this information and move forward to finding the right fire alarm system for you.

Contact a local company to learn more about fire alarm systems.


29 June 2023