21Jul, 2017

Reducing Fire Risks In Your Apartment

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Congrats on landing your apartment! You’re no doubt excited to move in, but there are a few considerations you should have in mind before beginning your decorating. Your friends at Mike Green Fire Equipment want you to be comfortable and safe in your home, so we’ve put together his list of tips for reducing the risk of fire in your apartment. Be Aware Of Combustibles Combustibles are mostly the obvious things: cloth and paper, things that catch fire and burn easily. Naturally, most homes are have decorations like these, and […]
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23May, 2017

Top Residential Fire Risks

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If you’re a residential property manager, keeping your tenants and properties safe from fires is a top concern. This would be especially true if you manage multi-family buildings, where a fire in just one unit could spread and endanger a whole building and its residents. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently released their 2017 Fact Sheet on home structure fires, which compiles and analyzes data from 2,605 fire departments from around the United States. Using this information, property managers, HOAs, and residents can work together to reduce the risk […]
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22Mar, 2017

Fire Protection for Your Set or Production

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  Movies captivate our attention and tell us all kinds of stories from retellings of actual events to the wildest fiction we could only dream of. What we don’t always see, though, is the amount of time and the extreme detail that goes into making the movie as perfect as possible. Did you know that the clothing in the movie Coraline was handknitted? Were you aware that extreme detail went into the quidditch stadium in the Harry Potter film to the point that “guests” had guides with advertisements? What about […]
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7Feb, 2017

The 6 Most Common Problems Found by Fire Inspectors

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Your business should be inspected annually for fire safety and fire code compliance. Inspectors go through office spaces, stairways, common areas like breakrooms, and utility and storage closets to make sure that nothing threatens the integrity of the building or the safety of the occupants. If you want to make sure that you’re going to pass an upcoming inspection, walk through your building to check that you don’t have one of these six problems: Poor storage habits—especially in electrical and sprinkler rooms. You can’t leave combustible materials where they are […]
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6Jan, 2017

Fire Protection Products for Your Home

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Residential fires are a daily occurrence. According to the NFPA, seven people died a day as a result of home fires in 2014. That number could have been reduced significantly with proper fire protection products and knowing how to correctly use them. Installing and maintaining fire protection could save your life, and the lives of your loved ones. Here are the top fire protection products you need in your home: Fire Extinguishers – A multi-purpose extinguisher is capable of being used on all types of home fires. You’ll want to […]
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