Fire Alarm Testing in the Southeast
There is no more essential protection against a devastating fire than a working fire alarm system. Each year over a million fires destroy homes, property, and cause loss of life in the United States. These fires and the damage they leave behind create a financial, physical, and emotional burden on the victims and their communities—which is why finding a way to ensure the safety for you, your family, employees, and property is crucial.
Today’s fire alarm systems offer the highest level of protection in decades. Cutting edge technology has helped provide better, more efficient safeguards to alert you in the event of a fire. Regular maintenance and testing is vital in keeping you safe and providing the peace of mind you want form a fire alarm system.
If your current fire alarm system needs to be inspected or repaired, contact Unifour Fire & Safety immediately!
Fire Alarm System Testing
If you’ve neglected routine maintenance on your fire alarm, you’ve been gambling with your protection. For any system—regardless of age—that isn’t routinely tested and maintained, a thorough inspection and testing is needed. Fire alarms that are less than 15 – 20 years old are likely still able to issue the appropriate alarm and summon the correct emergency response personnel. But if maintenance has been lax, further testing of the system is the only sure way to know that you are fully protected in the event of a fire emergency.
We take pride in our work, and value your trust in us. Unifour Fire & Safety is up-to-the-minute on code and safety requirements for your area and ensures your compliancy. We are a full-service fire and safety protection company and can assist you in safeguarding your business, outbuilding, or whatever facility you may have.
Why Is Testing Important?
Next to installation of your fire alarm, testing is highly important in order to make sure you’re fully protected against the devastation of a fire. Unfortunately, the typical fire alarm can’t really be assessed for effectiveness by simply looking at it. You need a reliable expert to perform a series of safety checks, maintenance, and any necessary repairs so that you’re alerted in the event of a fire.
What Can Cause a System Failure?
In our area of the country, a violent spring or summer storm, ice storm, extreme temperatures, and humidity are not uncommon. These environmental conditions, along with voltage surges, power outages, and other harsh conditions, can cause even newer fire alarms to suffer component break downs.
If you notice your relatively-new alarm system triggers for no reason at all, you need to schedule a professional testing and assessment. Contact Unifour Fire & Safety right away of your system is showing signs of component breakdown or if you’ve experienced particularly inclement weather.
When your fire alarm is over 20 years old, it’s advisable to replace it. Given the advances in technology, your outdated system is probably not as reliable as you may believe. Even if your fire alarm has been maintained and inspected regularly, you may need to have it updated to ensure the proper response in an emergency.
Professional Fire Alarm Testing
Manufacturers of fire alarms suggest annual inspections of your system, as well as periodic testing, and these guidelines are typically required by your local emergency responders. Beyond that, you want to make certain you’re gaining all the protection you expect from your fire alarm.
When you are alarming commercial properties, you will need to have your system tested professionally to ensure your protection. Professional testing will make sure your fire alarm sensors are calibrated, specific to the manufacturer’s recommendations. Specific knowledge is required for calibration, as well as testing for your alarm’s sensitivity to fire and smoke. Unifour Fire & Safety’s professionals can also test and coordinate with your local fire department.
Even the best fire alarms can become faulty over time or as a result of a storm, electrical, surge, or any other unforeseen circumstances. If you suspect your fire alarm system is less than reliable, contact the professionals at Unifour Fire & Safety. After all, what good is unreliable protection? And how precious is peace of mind?
Fire Alarm System Testing in the Southeast
At Unifour Fire & Safety, we take your safety personally. Each and every one of our professional safety experts is proficient at installation, maintenance, inspection, and repair, of your fire and safety device. Our knowledgeable fire safety professionals specialize in all aspects of fire protection, including:
- Fire sprinkler systems
- Fire extinguishers
- Fire alarm systems
- Commercial kitchen fire suppression
- Backflow preventers
- Fire hydrants
- Emergency lighting
Our expert team offers fire protection services in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia. Unifour Fire & Safety is also licensed in Tennessee, Alabama, West Virginia, and Maryland. If you’re ready to protect your residence or commercial property from unexpected fires, call us today to schedule fire alarm testing!
We proudly serve the following cities and their surrounding areas:
North Carolina (NC) – Charlotte, Greensboro, Greenville, Hickory, Raleigh, Durham
South Carolina (SC) – Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Spartanburg
Georgia (GA) – Athens, Atlanta, Savannah
Eastern Tennessee – Knoxville
Virginia (VA) – Blacksburg, Richmond, Roanoke