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Commercial Fire Sprinkler Tax Incentive [2020] in Denver, CO

Recent law changes have created tax incentives for retrofitting or upgrading fire sprinkler systems in commercial buildings. The new law may allow you to fully expense the cost to update, expand, or install a completely new fire sprinkler system in your building. The purpose of these tax incentives is twofold:…
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Drum Drips: Fire Sprinkler Winter Maintenance

Around this time of year when things start to cool off – it’s especially important to make sure your drum drips (and the rest of your fire sprinkler system) are properly maintained. Whether you’re in Denver or anywhere else it gets close to freezing, cold weather can cause damage &…
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FARS: What is it and is it required?

FARS has been around for more than 10 years, but, like many technological innovations, it is only now beginning to be more widely known – and even required in some buildings’ fire protection systems. If FARS isn’t already required in your area, it may be soon, so you should have…
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Why You Can’t Go Wrong Installing a Commercial Fire Sprinkler System

Each year thousands of fires in commercial properties like office buildings, retailers, or restaurants cause hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. Most of these fires could be prevented with a commercial fire sprinkler system. A commercial fire sprinkler system protects everyone within your business facility — employees, customers, and…
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Will your fire sprinkler system function properly when you need it most?

Would you rather have a commercial building with a well-maintained fire sprinkler system or leave your business without protection from fire emergencies? A fire suppression system can minimize the damage to your company’s property and assets due to fire. More importantly, it can save lives. What is a fire sprinkler…
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Fire Danger on the Job: Keeping the Office Kitchen Safe

When you think of fire safety for your business, chances are you’re thinking about your fire sprinkler system or fire alarms. But have you given any thought to fire safety in the office kitchen? The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) states that over 20 percent of commercial office fires start…
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Fire Safety Laws That All Small Businesses Should Be Following

Small business owners have a legal responsibility to keep employees, clients, and customers safe. Actively developing and following fire safety procedures at your company can help you remain in compliance with local fire safety ordinances.  However, business owners often do not have a thorough understanding of domestic fire safety laws.…
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The 2020 Business Owner’s Checklist for Commercial Fire Safety

Ringing in the new year is the perfect time to review your business’s policies and procedures and improve them — including fire safety practices and systems. Ensuring your business has the fire safety protection it needs can help prevent damage or loss and ultimately save lives. The National Fire Protection…

Tips for Fire Sprinkler Maintenance

A properly working fire sprinkler can prevent a small fire from turning into a raging inferno — meaning keeping your system clean and properly working could be the difference between substantial collateral damages and more manageable issues. Sprinkler maintenance ranges from ensuring proper care regarding the unit and sprinkler heads…
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