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Facts About Fire Sprinklers

Facts About Fire Sprinklers

In the event of a fire, the heat from the flames activates a sensor in the sprinkler heads closest to the fire and release water immediately.  Only the sprinkler heads in the vicinity of the fire will activate.  The sprinkler system will allow the affected sprinkler to quickly reduce the heat from the fire.   Contrary… Continue Reading

How to Prevent and Extinguish an Electrical Fire

How to Prevent and Extinguish an Electrical Fire

According to Electrical Safety Foundation International, over 50,00 residential fires occur per year with deaths totaling close to 500, and damages totaling $1.3 billion dollars. With the holiday season just around the corner, you may be purchasing new electrical devices, hanging Christmas lights, or utilizing more appliances than usual. Here are the leading causes of… Continue Reading

Creating A Family Fire Escape Plan

Creating A Family Fire Escape Plan

House fires can happen to any family. With a home fire escape plan, all members of the family can be appropriately prepared should a fire ever start. From the youngest to the oldest, everyone should participate in creating and regularly reviewing an emergency escape plan. While you hope to never use this plan, it is… Continue Reading

How to Maintain Your Residential Fire Sprinklers

How to Maintain Your Residential Fire Sprinklers

According to the National Fire Protection Association, 80% of all fire-related deaths in the U.S., happen within the home. Installing a sprinkler system provides protection, saves lives, and restores peace of mind. Unfortunately, many homeowners neglect to maintain their systems. If a sprinkler system is in good working condition, it can stop a fire before… Continue Reading

Top 6 Causes for House Fires

Top 6 Causes for House Fires

  Summer is almost here which also means that it will be peak season for fire-related accidents. At Fire Tech, we work with contractors to make sure that Maryland, DC, and Virginia homeowners are protected from disastrous home fires by arming them with the best residential sprinkler systems. However, we urge our customers to stay… Continue Reading