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Why You Should Hire a Fire Protection Company

Why You Should Hire a Fire Protection Company Hiring a fire protection company keeps people safe and protects buildings from the dangers of fires and the fatalities that come with them. Property managers, in particular, should be aware of the benefits of hiring a fire protection company and how these companies can protect their buildings […]

The Most Common Types of Fire Suppression Systems

The Most Common Types of Fire Suppression Systems Fires can be some of the most destructive events for a home or business. It can rip away photos, keepsakes, and important information that you can never replace. You must protect your home and business fire suppression systems. Amptec Fire & Security is Canada’s leader in fire […]

What to Include in Your Building Inspection and Fire Safety Checklist

What to Include in Your Building Inspection and Fire Safety Checklist If you’re a business owner, you know that your number 1 priority keeps your employees safe. But if you work in a building, a million different things could go wrong. In fact, 1,027 Canadian workers died on the job in 2018. That’s more than 100 people […]

How to Operate a Fire Extinguisher?

How to Operate a Fire Extinguisher? When it comes to fire emergencies, it is good to be prepared. Fire extinguishers help put out small and large fires depending on the type of fire. Knowing how to operate fire extinguisher can save your life in an emergency. If you are looking for fire extinguishers for your […]

How Often Should You Replace Your Smoke Detectors?

How Often Should You Replace Your Smoke Detectors? A smoke detector is a device that detects smoke, usually indicating a fire. Commercial fire monitoring systems activate a fire alarm control panel, whereas residential smoke detectors (commonly known as smoke alarms) provide a local audible or visual alarm from the detector itself. The smoke detectors are […]

Emergency Planning For Small Businesses

Emergency Planning For Small Businesses Emergencies like fires or gas leaks can happen anytime without warning. If you own a business, big or small, it is better to be prepared for the risks. Small businesses tend to follow less formal processes and have less rigorous business continuity plans. With more at stake, we shouldn’t take […]

How to Test If an Emergency Light Works

How to Test If an Emergency Light Works You must have noticed emergency lights in offices and commercial buildings. But have you ever wondered about its purpose? It is a simple device, operating on a small battery connected to the main electrical supply (which keeps the battery charged). As per the building codes, nowadays it […]

Emergency lighting: what you need to know

Emergency lighting: what you need to know The importance of emergency lightning can’t be overstated. In the event of a fire that knocks out the power in a commercial building, it’s the emergency lightning that guides occupants to safety. And in the more common event of a power outage, emergency lightning ensures that everyone stays […]

Common Myths About Sprinkler Systems

Common Myths About Sprinkler Systems We at Amptec Fire and Security would like to dispel a few common myths about sprinkler systems. A lot of people in Edmonton and around the world might have seen sprinkler systems go off in movies or on TV, or maybe heard a little about how they work, but more often than not, […]

Do you know when you should repair or replace your fire alarm?

Do you know when you should repair or replace your fire alarm? It’s essential for your safety that your fire alarm is always in proper working order. If something isn’t working correctly, your entire system may be useless in stopping or warning of an accident, depending on what kind of protection system you have. With […]

Fire Alarm Evacuation Tips

Fire Alarm Evacuation Tips The fire monitoring system of your Edmonton home or business is designed to protect you by alerting you to when you need to evacuate. Having a good knowledge of fire safety is important for keeping your family or your employees and clients safe. Amptec Fire & Security, a company providing fire […]

How to Choose the Right Fire Alarm System for Your Business

How to Choose the Right Fire Alarm System for Your Business A business’ fire alarms are its main method of alerting employees and customers of the need to evacuate the building, and so should be one of its highest priorities. Choosing the right system for your business from a trusted provider of fire monitoring systems […]