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What Does A Fire Compartment Wall Do?

What Does A Fire Compartment Wall Do?

The tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire threw the spotlight on the use of combustible materials in building cladding. But it also threw the spotlight on the need for adequate compartmentation to stop the rapid spread of a building fire. This article will look at what a...

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Fire Door Guide for Landlords and Tenants

Fire Door Guide for Landlords and Tenants

Fire safety is vital in all rental properties, and fire doors are a crucial aspect of that. In an emergency, they can save lives, but it’s important to know how to use them effectively. So, whether you’re a landlord looking to install fire doors in your properties or...

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The Different Types of Fire Doors & Their Benefits

The Different Types of Fire Doors & Their Benefits

In the event of a fire, occupants will need time to safely vacate the premises. Installing fire doors in your building will provide that crucial time window - and almost certainly save lives. But how do you choose the right door? After all, each product is different....

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Key Components of Fire Protection Systems

Key Components of Fire Protection Systems

The key components of fire protection systems include exits, fire alarms, and suppression equipment. Each of these needs to be properly installed and, where necessary, repaired - to minimise harm to people and structures. In this guide we’ll look at: >> Passive...

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The Four Goals of Fire Protection Systems

It is impossible to predict with absolute certainty when and where a fire could take place within your building. Therefore an effective fire barrier system that mitigates the effects of a fire within your building is essential for a number of reasons: A fire within...

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Differences Between Fire Protection & Fire Prevention

Fire Protection Systems – The Basics

A fire in your building is the stuff of nightmares and can be absolutely devastating. While you may have done everything you can to reduce the risk of a fire starting in your building, the next thing to do is to take steps to minimize the damage that would occur in...

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Fire Barrier System

5 Reasons Why You Need a Fire Barrier System

It is impossible to predict with absolute certainty when and where a fire could take place within your building. Therefore an effective fire barrier system that mitigates the effects of a fire within your building is essential for a number of reasons: 1. To slow the...

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How effective are fire doors?

How effective are fire doors?

One way to prevent a potential fire spreading is having fire doors in place, and these are required by law in any commercial property. But you may be thinking, how effective are they as a fire barrier? The effectiveness of fire doors is dependent on whether they are...

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