Month: November 2013

PREVENT is Thankful for YOU

Thanksgiving means taking time away from work and surrounding yourself with friends, family and loved ones. It means relaxing, unwinding and most likely eating way too much turkey and pumpkin pie. But most importantly, Thanksgiving means counting your blessings and expressing your thanks for every little thing you appreciate in your life. In the spirit Read more…

Fire Door Repairs: The Top Ten Deficiencies

If you read the The Importance of Fire Doors, you know that a fire door is not just any ordinary door. It is made differently, functions differently and deserves your special attention. Why? A fire door is one of the main defenses against the spread of fire and smoke to bordering areas of your building. Read more…

Fire Door Inspections: Using Outside Contractors Vs. DIY

When it comes to fire door inspections why not just do it yourself? You may have heard a lot about NFPA 80, NFPA 105 and NFPA 101, but did you know there are also other guidelines and regulations for all buildings, such as IBC code, and for hospitals, CMS and TJC requirements. Interpreting and deciphering Read more…

The Importance of Fire Door Inspections

Fire doors: the heroes of fire safety that go unnoticed. On normal days, they are disguised and function like any other door. Their ability to save lives is discreetly hidden behind a boring façade. But in the case of a fire they know how to get down to business. They put their superman suits on Read more…