When it comes to a building’s fire protection systems, fire extinguishers are often the unsung hero. Due to local and national fire code requirements, fire extinguishers are commonplace for most buildings but usually take the back seat to fire alarms and sprinklers when it comes to the common conception of fire mitigation. However, building owners should know that disregarding their fire extinguishers in the preparation for a fire inspection could leave the building vulnerable to an inspection failure – and more importantly, it could leave the building severely unprepared in the event of a fire.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97), which was signed into law in December of 2017, includes significant changes to the U.S. tax code which allow for businesses to deduct the entire purchase price of non-residential building improvements for the current tax year (up to $1,000,000).
Installing an efficient and reliable fire alarm system is one of the most important lines of defensive you can have for your commercial property. These systems are required by law and are an essential tool to help firefighters responding to an incident at your building. Imagine the property you own has an electrical fire … Continue reading “4 Ways Fire Alarm Systems Help Firefighters Respond to a Call”
Many warm memories come to mind when picturing the winter holidays, but it’s best to avoid letting things get too hot; after all, unattended chestnuts on an open fire could lead to disastrous consequences.
Use our list (and check it twice) to make sure your holidays are fireproofed and accident-free!
Every year, thousands of people will celebrate special events such as the 4th of July and New Year’s Eve. During the festivities, there’s a good chance that fireworks will be used. Fireworks are beautiful and loud, but they are also very dangerous when handled improperly.
Allegiant is thrilled to announce that we are an Authorized Potter Engineered Systems Distributor. With this new partnership, we will be able to offer added values to our customers and further our mission to provide Chicagoland with cutting edge Fire Protection System.
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Fire sprinkler systems are unquestionably one of the first and most important lines of defense against a fire. In fact, the preservation of a business’s equipment, information, property, and valuables often depends on the proper functioning of fire alarm and sprinkler systems.
The job of a fire alarm is straightforward: To increase emergency preparedness by alerting inhabitants that a fire is occurring in order to begin an evacuation process and ultimately save lives…
For businesses, sprinkler system inspections are a routine and important part of their fire safety compliance plan. After all, fire sprinklers act as a first responder on the scene of a fire — even before firefighters arrive. Ensuring that a sprinkler system works in the event of a fire emergency can save hundreds of thousands of dollars in property damage and, more importantly, can save lives.
The only things in life that are guaranteed are taxes and fire inspections….or at least that’s what we like to say here at Allegiant Fire Protection. Fire inspections are hurdles that most property and facility managers face yearly. Nobody looks forward to a visit from their local fire department, but we believe they shouldn’t have to cause unnecessary stress. In fact, with a little bit of preparation, fire inspections aren’t at all difficult to pass.
The importance of fire sprinkler systems cannot be understated. They have been proven to be one of the most effective measures in protecting lives and property against fire damage, and in the event of a fire, they are the unsung heroes that act as a first responder on the scene – even before firefighters arrive.
Are you ready for your annual fire inspection? More likely than not, as a business owner, you are probably stressed at the prospect of a conflict with the fire marshall, but there are steps you can take to better prepare for your business’s inspection.
The new company opened its doors in late January after acquiring the inspection and fire alarm assets of another fire protection firm.