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Firestopping is critical to maintaining the integrity of your fire and smoke rated building systems. The safety of the building occupants and minimizing the impact of a fire on the structure rely on proper installation of firestop materials.

Firestop Service and Maintenance

PREVENT offers programs for preserving the integrity of your facility’s fire walls while retaining ongoing compliance with life safety codes. We find and address your fire wall penetrations on a regular basis so you’ll never have to worry about being cited when it comes time for your inspection or being protected in case of a fire.

Our certified technicians provide you with a professional firestop service using the correct UL systems as required by the International Building Code (IBC) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Code 101. Furthermore, PREVENT technicians receive ongoing training and are certified by multiple manufacturers. In addition, they are able to identify and solve problems that have been overlooked in previous attempts.

Code Compliance

The IBC states that “joints installed in or between fire-resistance rated walls, floor or floor/ceiling assemblies and roofs or roof/ceiling assemblies shall be protected by an approved fire-resistant joint system designed to resist the passage of fire for a time period no less than the required fire-resistance rating of the wall, floor or roof in or between which it is installed.”

PREVENT will keep your facility up to code, assuring that fire cannot spread due to compromised areas of fire-rated assemblies.

Monthly and Quarterly Programs

In addition to performing services as inspections are due, PREVENT helps you to establish a firestop service plan to address firestopping issues.

  • Identify certain zones, floors, or buildings and address firestopping needs on a monthly or quarterly basis.
  • Create/maintain an above-ceiling access permit program.

Our team always ensures that your fire walls are properly sealed using the appropriate UL systems and materials. You receive detailed reports of our firestopping service, including before and after pictures. Therefore you can review completed work and to provide documentation when it’s time for your life safety code inspection.

PREVENT has you covered

Our team leaders have over 15 years of firestopping expertise. This allows us to keep abreast of the latest systems and technology to maintain the integrity of your fire and smoke walls. PREVENT ensures that the proper UL systems and materials are being used. We are active members the FCIA (Firestop Contractors international Association) and the NFPA (Nat’l Fire Protection Agency.)

Learn more about our team.

“Prevent has always come through whenever I needed them for scheduled work … OR, whenever I found myself “in a pinch.” Great Team; Great Experience.” ~ Jonni Streeter, The Terraces at Los Altos

Call 1-877-392-6074 today for a no-obligation quote for your next service.

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