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In today’s world, fires wipe out a lot of businesses each year. It is now required by law that all businesses have the proper fire alarm systems installed in their place of work. The 3 most common fire alarms are smoke alarms, photoelectric alarms, and ionization alarms. A smoke detector is used is a device that is used to detect smoke (of course). From the 3 common fire alarms that I previously stated, there are 2 main types of smoke detectors: ionization and photoelectric. Depending on what brand of smoke detector you buy or are currently using, the smoke alarm may use only one of these methods or both.

A photoeletric fire alarm is slightly different from the ionization fire alarm. Aside from being a little more expensive, a photoelectric alarm is thought of as seeing the smoke while the ionization alarm detects invisible particles that cause combustion. You may be wondering which detector is better. Well, it depends on what you are looking to get out of your detector. Although both fire alarms are great and have to undergo a series of tests before they can become certified, they differ slightly. The ionization detectors respond quicker to a flaming fire, whereas the photoelectric detectors respond better to smoldering fires. Of course ionization detectors are a little less expensive than photoelectric detectors, they are a lot more likely to set off an alarm when it may not be needed. The great thing about the ionization detector that many people love is the battery feature. This warns you before it is time to change the battery in it.

As you know, when the battery fails to work, the detector will become ineffective. It is a good idea to buy 2 or 3 extra batteries for the fire alarm detector that you have so you will be better prepared. As a big business, you know that there are numerous codes that your business will have to pass during inspection in order to stay up and running. Fire alarms are a major part of these codes.

With these fire alarms in place, you will be protecting your business against fire damage. When you have a plan set in place for natural disasters such as floods, fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, or power outages, you are minimizing your chance of your business going down the drain. Planning is always a good thing to do. Believe it or not, this helps your business out tremendously. Here are a few things to think about: Think about how a fire could start. If anything can go wrong, 9 times out of 10 chances are it will. You can never be too careful or too sure. Protect your business.

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