Fire Detection

Smoke And Heat Alarms

In the home, fire detection can be a single smoke or heat alarm. Battery operated smoke alarms are inexpensive. They are easy to install and will be operational in only a few minutes. Mains voltage smoke and heat detectors link together using electric cable. They will provide fire detection points throughout a building. The mains voltage systems also have wireless capability. The detectors activate after receiving a transmitted signal. This involves fitting the detectors to electronic bases. It eliminates the need to hard wire them together. (continued below)

Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Poisonous carbon monoxide gas can be produced if appliances are faulty. Or a flue has become blocked. Any product burning gas, wood, oil, coal or petrol is able to produce the deadly fumes. Kidde Fyrnetics manufacture carbon monoxide alarms. They will help protect householders and their families from the odourless gas. In the event of a detector activating, it is advisable to turn off all appliances and call a local engineer.

Fire Extinguishers And Fire Blankets

Small fires can sometimes break out in the home. They can also break out in vehicles, especially after road accidents. Small fires can engulf a room and spread to other parts of the building if they are not smothered. Having a fire extinguisher close by is one of the measures you can take for dealing with fires. Another option is the use of a fire blanket. They can put out hot pan fires and prevent re-ignition. Both of these firefighting products are compact, wall mountable and very easy to use.

Fire Alarm Systems

Fire alarm installations are fire detection early warning systems. They alert the occupants of a building that a fire has started. Cooper Fire equipment is available in kits or individual component. They allow you to customize the alarm to suit your needs. These systems are ideal for providing a fire detection facility in smaller buildings. Once installed they are easy to operate and should provide many years of service.

 

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