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Fire safety is a very important subject - it truly is a matter of life and death. Homes and commercial premises both require certain measures to ensure that, in the event of a fire, the dangers to human life are kept to a minimum.

We specialise in fire protection systems here at IDS, but how much do you know about fire safety? Read our infographic to make sure you understand how to make your property safe:

Infographic Transcript

Research shows that buildings burn faster now than ever before:

  • 30 years ago you would have approximately 17 minutes to escape a house fire
  • Nowadays you can have less than 5!

Fire exit: Always know where public fire exits are and the safest way to evacuate your house if there is a fire.

Make sure you have a fire alarm installed and test the ones you do have.

2/3 fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke or fire alarms or have alarms that don't work.

Fire alarms should be tested once a month and have their batteries changed once a year

Be sure to take all the correct safety precautions by installing the right fire alarm!

You should have a smoke alarm on every floor of your home.

Which Fire Alarm Do You Need?

Conventional Fire Alarms

  • Can tell you which zone a fire is in
  • Great for small buildings with low risk of fire hazards

Wireless Fire Alarms

  • Wirelessly links the alarm panel with sensitive sensors
  • Ideal for buildings where wires aren't suitable such as temporary locations

Addressable Fire Alarms

  • Ideal for large spaces with a higher risk of fire
  • Can tell you the exact location of the fire

Biggest Fire Hazards

  • Cooking
  • Unattended Flames
  • Faulty Electrical Systems
  • Heating

If you want to know which security system would best protect your business learn more at www.ids-securityltd.co.uk

Fire detection

Fire alarm systems are the most important and essential safety measure for any home or business, and while you may hope that you never have to use them, it is imperative that these systems provide reliable detection and warning in the event of a fire.

At IDS we design systems to meet the specific needs of customers in properties and establishments of all sizes, providing state-of-the-art fire detection technology and professional installation, to ensure that the systems being installed meet the strict standards needed to provide maximum safety. 

In addition to our installation service, we also provide the added benefit of a 24/7 call out and engineering service, along with a fire alarm monitoring service. In order to ensure that your fire alarm system is functioning properly, and continues to deliver the high standard of safety expected, our call out service will help to solve any issues you are having with your system. Our fire alarm monitoring service will also provide additional support in the case of fire alarm activation, to ensure that the situation is able to be addressed as promptly and appropriately as possible.

Some benefits of fire alarm monitoring include:
  • Quick response to the location of the fire.
  • Rapid correspondence with the emergency services.
  • Peace of mind for property owners when they are away from their property.
Whether you simply need a conventional alarm, or a networked, addressable fire safety solution, we can provide a carefully considered and safely installed system, which will be monitored and maintained to the highest possible standard.

If you'd like to find out more about our fire alarm monitoring service and safety systems, then get in touch today by calling 02920 753251, or be filling in our simple enquiry form here.
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