Keep Your Family Safe with an Advanced Fire Alarm System
How New Smoke and Fire Detectors Protect Your Home and Loved Ones
Home security is a vital component of luxury living, whether protecting people or valuable property, no matter where you live. While burglar alarms and surveillance cameras help prevent burglary, vandalism, and manage access control at your doors, the threat of fire requires more specialized systems.
When flames consume buildings, the destruction is devastating, leaving you to pick up the pieces over the course of weeks or months. An advanced fire alarm system saves lives by alerting you to trouble and giving you time to react before it is too late.
Are you ready for more comprehensive protection against fires in your St. Augustine, FL, home? Continue reading below to learn more.
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CAUSES AND COSTS OF CONFLAGRATIONS
In a recent report by the U.S. Fire Administration, there are over 360,000 home-based fires reported every year. Over a five-year period between 2015 and 2020, house fires caused nearly 3,000 deaths and $7 billion in property damage.
The causes of fires in homes are many and varied. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) states that over 25% are started by cooking-related incidents followed by human error, HVAC malfunctions, electrical issues, and, most insidiously, arson. The wide range of causes means you need more than standalone smoke detectors; a comprehensive system is required.
Most astonishingly, while the causes may simmer unseen for quite some time, it can take as little as 30 seconds to consume an entire room once open flames are produced. Flames exhaust useable oxygen and can surround anyone in a room before you have a chance to flee. Thus, the need for better vigilance and early warning is clear.
A fire alarm and monitoring system is your best protection against losing life and property. By combining localized sensors, AI-enabled alerts, and a dedicated support team, incidents are identified earlier and resolved quicker.
Aspirating smoke detectors sense the signs of combustion over a thousand times more efficiently. Installing these in conjunction with standard optical, thermal, and ionization units provides the most complete coverage.
Also, a remote monitoring station uses artificial intelligence to reduce false alarms or missed alerts. In addition to generating signals for human verification, the system indicates potential outbreaks by monitoring the status of the alarms. The result is a quick call to first responders and a faster reduction in damages.
QUELL THE FLAMES
Fire can spring up at any time. Are you ready to protect yourself and the people you love from devastation? Call us at 904-743-8444 or fill out a contact sheet to start the conversation. We look forward to working with you.