Avoid main cause of house fires
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Avoid main cause of house fires

Learn what are the main causes for home fires and how to prevent them. SPOILER - "don't leaving stove unattended,...
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Simplex 4098-9714: Beginning of the end?
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Simplex 4098-9714: Beginning of the end?

However, given the new UL 2020 smoke detector standards (UL 217/UL 268) is this the beginning of the end for...
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Protect Tenants with These Fire Prevention Tips
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Protect Tenants with These Fire Prevention Tips

One of the biggest fire prevention steps is to ensure smoke detectors are installed and working properly. A helpful reminder...
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How long do fire protection repairs and installs take?
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How long do fire protection repairs and installs take?

Learn and steps and timeframe for installing or repairing your fire system. This timeline is key when parts, such as...
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States are  starting to follow the  new UL 2020 standards by passing their own fire safety bills
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States are starting to follow the new UL 2020 standards by passing their own fire safety bills

These safety standards more specifically address what type of smoke detector can be near cooking appliances. With the new UL...
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Simplex 4098-9701: Confessions from a discontinued product
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Simplex 4098-9701: Confessions from a discontinued product

Even though the Simplex 4098-9701 addressable smoke detector hasn't been manufactured for over 20 years, it's still one of our...
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Hochiki Announcing Significant Product Changes Due To new 2020 UL Standards
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Hochiki Announcing Significant Product Changes Due To new 2020 UL Standards

Hochiki announces major product changes including the end of life of all single sensor technology products. UL 2020 standards hit...
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New UL standards and codes are coming: Are you ready?
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New UL standards and codes are coming: Are you ready?

A good article on how to prepare your current system for these drastic changes. Another reminder that new UL codes,...
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Critical fire safety steps for your family
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Critical fire safety steps for your family

It’s also helpful to put extra smoke detectors in all bedrooms so the alarm is at its loudest.A new study...
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Learn the most important fire safety tip this holiday season
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Learn the most important fire safety tip this holiday season

For extra safety, consider adding an additional alarm to the room your tree is in if it doesn’t already have...
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How to survive the end of Siemens FP-11 production
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How to survive the end of Siemens FP-11 production

However, as of May 29, 2020 Siemens has announced that the FP-11 will no longer be produced. A significant problem...
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Learn which fire alarms save more lives
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Learn which fire alarms save more lives

The less expensive detectors utilize ionization technology leaving you less time to escape. Smoke alarms detect fires in different ways....
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What to know about fire safety when using solar panels
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What to know about fire safety when using solar panels

Solar is hot commodity—but can pose fire risks While solar panels can be a great source of alternative energy for...
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Edwards smoke detector, first to meet the UL 2020 fire safety standards
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Edwards smoke detector, first to meet the UL 2020 fire safety standards

There’s no going back now. Make sure to have your transition plan in place and stock up on any parts...
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Manufacturers test new smart smoke detectors
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Manufacturers test new smart smoke detectors

Good Morning America demonstrating how new smart smoke detectors will only alert you of a life threatening fire. No more...
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Significant changes to smoke detector standards: Learn what it means for you
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Significant changes to smoke detector standards: Learn what it means for you

Smoke detectors have two critical functions, to warn people of a potential fire hazard and to save lives. To be...
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