Annual Fire Inspections
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Fire System installation and service requires higher licensing and is regulated by the Fire Marshall of your County or municipality. The site requirements will dictate many of the devices that will be installed in your facility. Along with the site requirements some additional factors come into play.
Manufacturing chemicals and the exposure to toxic fumes as well as the heat generated by combustible products are all considerations when designing a fire system properly. Multiple floors, bathrooms and areas of access are also considerations when in the design phase. Your structure may have been designed for another type of business or the product installed may be out of date. Having a company like ours positions you with the best talent available to help you with your needs.
We service and carry a full line of Fire Lite, Silent Night and Ademco products and all associated hardware within the fire system.
The overall process is somewhat in depth and the installation occurs in the following manner.
Once the job is complete, inspection is scheduled. If the inspector notices anything that needs modification, they will annotate the modification and another inspection will be scheduled.
Once approved and passed, you can obtain your certificate of occupancy.
Every year an inspection will be conducted by the authority that has jurisdiction (Fire Marshall). When this happens they may dictate for your vendor to also be available. This meeting may be as long as all morning and will consist of all the following areas:
When the annual inspection takes place we will issue a new certificate that you may present to your insurance provider. Insurance providers usually provide lower rates for insurance for businesses that have monitored and properly maintained security systems. Remember that each year this inspection is necessary unless other wise indicated by the fire marshall. If you need information please:
Fees for fire system monitoring is higher than that of other types of security services. However, BACR discounts do apply for customers enrolled in the program. These discounts are for customers that cost less to manage, so if you would like consideration, there are a few guidelines that need to be met.