The Benefits of Fire Resistant Paints and Coatings

It doesn’t take long for an accidental or freak fire to rage out of control in mere minutes – even seconds. A fire can originate from carelessness, a tragic string of coincidences or even just a bizarre accident. And before you know it, that fire is on its way to becoming a catastrophic event. Because the outcome of even a minor fire can quickly reach devastating proportions, it’s vital that we do everything within our control to have every fire protection measure in place. The standard for fire safety includes fire extinguishers, automatic sprinklers, and smoke detector. But you can take it to the next level by using fire-resistant paints and coatings.

Flameproofed Curtains and Theater Safety

One of the best things that New York City has to offer both to tourists and residents is its top-quality theater industry. Individuals from all over the globe come to our city to experience its amazing theater productions. The incredible architecture in the theater industry as a tourist attraction should be noted as well. Because this is such a vital contributor to not just tourism but to the local economy as well, a theater owner needs to take great measures to make sure the building is safe for its patrons as well as actors, especially protected from the threat of fire. To help in that area, today we will discuss what’s involved in protecting theaters from fires.

Regulations for Hotel Fire Safety

Staying in NYC is typically on the average person’s bucket list. There’s nothing like experiencing the Big Apple up close and personal, live and in person. The hotel industry in our city is booming, and there are stringent regulations that hotel owners need to follow in order to see that all of their guests and employees are safe. An accidental fire inside a hotel is considered a worst-case scenario for everyone, but thankfully, many mandates are in place to see that hotel property is significantly protected from a disastrous fire.

Just How Effective is Flameproofing and Does it Actually Save Lives?

When a person decides he wants to take the leap and start a business, he soon realizes just how many minute details need to be attended to. There are a zillion legal, practical and safety matters in the preparation stage alone, and just as many in the maintenance and growth phases of a business as well. Fire protection and flameproofing fall under the 'safety' category, and some business owners may wonder if, even though they're required to have it done, flameproofing is really effective or just another bureaucratic hoop to jump through. Today, we want to show you just how critical it is for your business site to be flameproofed.

The Historical Origins of Flameproofing

To most of us, flameproofing would be a fairly modern invention and practice. We wouldn't ordinarily think that any kind of flameproofing would have existed in the more primitive times in human history. However, humanity has always been interested in preserving itself and its property from the threats of fire through many various means over time. Today, we'll look at some of the early methods of flameproofing and how it has evolved to what it is today.