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The Difference Between Fire Protection And Fire Prevention

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Do you know the difference between fire protection and fire prevention?

Those who own or manage a business, home, or residential property have numerous goals for their facilities. One of the most important shared goals is to keep residents, clients, customers, employees, and even themselves and their loved ones safe from the dangerous effects of fires. It is important to employ both fire protection and fire prevention for the utmost in safety.  

Fire Protection

It is a key part of fire protection measures for any business or residence to have certain advance fire safety procedures in place. These are there in case of emergency, to act quickly and efficiently should a fire break out. The most commonly used fire protection measure includes ensuring that the property is armed with enough equipment to take on a fire in a timely and effective manner. Here are several of the most common fire protection equipment types which you should consider employing in your home or business if you do not have them already.

-Heat Detectors

Fire Alarms

-Smoke Alarms

-Fire Extinguishers

-Automatic Sprinklers

-Automatic Commercial Kitchen Fire Suppression Systems

Fire Prevention

Fire prevention is taking an approach of doing everything possible to make sure that a fire does not occur in the first place. It is important to be aware of anything which could cause a fire. There are several things you can do to enact proper fire prevention. A complete property inspection is key. Once you know what areas of your home are more vulnerable to fires, you can take the proper precautions. Here are some things which can cause fires and should be avoided.

-Dirty wood-burning fireplaces

-Unattended burning candles

-Overloaded electrical outlets

-Leaving small appliances plugged in for extended periods of time

-Smoking inside and leaving cigarettes unattended

Call Biles Fire Protection for All Your Fire Protection Needs

Biles Fire Protection can help with all of your residential or commercial fire safety needs. We have the equipment and expertise to install wet sprinkler systems or dry sprinkler systems at affordable prices. We are well known for our top-notch customer service, quick response times, and reliable support and maintenance. To get a quote for your sprinkler system, fill out our online request form. For more information and to chat about how we can help meet your fire safety needs, visit us online or give us a call at (443) 701-8330. To get more fire safety tips and information, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.

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