First Time Homeowners: Fire Alarm Safety in the Home
10 December 2015
Fire alarms save lives, and the sooner you are alerted to a fire in your home, the better the chances are of you and your family escaping the burning house safely. The proper placement of fire alarms begins with understanding where fires normally start and the pathway the heat and smoke will travel throughout your home. Sixty percent of fire deaths were partially the result of the homes not having fire alarms.
Maintenance Tips For Business Fire And Safety Systems
2 December 2015
A properly functioning fire alarm system isn't just a legal requirement for your business, it's a necessary component in an overall employee and customer safety plan. Proper maintenance, combined with an understanding of your system, helps ensure that everything remains in proper working order. The following tips can help you keep your system in peak condition.
Tip #1: Understand What You Have
The type of fire system you have depends on many factors, including local code and your business needs.
Fire Safety Tips For The Elderly
21 November 2015
If you have an elderly relative who lives in your home, you will want to take steps in preparing should an unfortunate fire occur. There are several steps you can take to ensure your relative is able to escape the home if a fire breaks out inside. Here are some tips you can use to help your elderly relative have a better chance at survival if a fire occurs.
Select A Loud Alarm
Cameras That See In The Dark: Two Features You Want For Commercial Security In Low-Light Conditions
14 November 2015
You want to protect your business with a full digital video surveillance system that includes several security cameras. While most security cameras can get a good picture in bright lighting, you'll need special cameras designed to capture images in low-light conditions if you want to have truly comprehensive security.
For a long time, analog cameras were better capable of capturing images in low light. Digital technology in the types of systems that small and medium-sized businesses might purchase wasn't quite good enough to provide clear images from darker environments.