Out of all the preventable risks your building faces during the lifetime of operation, fire ranks right up there at the top. Although the risk of fire is most significant in business like restaurants, every building is at risk. Having fire alarms strategically installed is a first step; but what if a fire starts during off-hours when no one is around? That’s where fire alarm monitoring comes in—but is it worth it?
Just consider the case of a fire started external to several buildings, as reported in a National Fire Protection Agency newsletter, where a candle caused hundreds-of-thousands of dollars of damage to four businesses during closing hours. A fire alarm monitoring system would have done wonders to significantly reduce the damage. When the office is occupied, it is still of great help; a full fire protection system of Class K fire extinguishers, sprinklers, and fire suppression systems will protect your business until help arrives.
As part of a full suite of protection methods, a fire monitoring services by professionals can’t be beat. Your building’s fire alarm system is linked to two formidable rapid-response elements: our alarm-monitoring systems at Kauffman Co. and the emergency departments nearby. No rushing about in smoke and ash, fretting about contacting help; the minute your building’s system goes off, the response has been sent. This is, of course, most useful when no one’s in the office and a flame somehow spreads to your building. Having rapid response, even when you aren’t present, can greatly decrease the damage caused and the downtime your business will require has after a fire emergency.
What you can expect from a licensed alarm-provision and monitoring company like Kauffman Co is round-the-clock monitoring.
You can rest assured that your fire alarm monitoring system is in good hands; we’ve got over three decades of experience in the fire protection industry, and serve the Houston, TX area without reservation. Our record of service is secured with the 24-hour emergency service guarantee all clients receive when they put their fire protection safety in our hands. Contact us today to learn more.
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