Fire & Smoke Alarms
For Homes & Residential Buildings
There are 20,000 house fires in Canada in an average year, resulting in 300 deaths and more than $500 million of property damage. What are the three main causes of fire?
Carelessness, negligence or accidents when using:
- Gas or propane devices
Failure of electrical equipment by:
- Short circuiting
- Overloaded systems and fuses
- Loose connections
- Frayed cords or cables
- Improper use of extension cords
Smoking or negligence of fire creating devices like:
- Cigarettes - especially failing to properly extinguish them
- Children playing with matches or lighters
Smoke detectors save lives., however it's important that they're put in the correct locations throughout your home to ensure that you're given enough time to escape in the event of a fire. You should also test them regularly to make sure that they work properly.
You can minimize your family's risk of fire-related damage, harm or death by trusting your home's fire safety to a reputable smoke and fire alarm installer like Moore Security.