Common Flameproofing Terms Cheat Sheet

Any time you're a professional in any kind of field, it’s likely that you needed to obtain training and a degree, experience and fieldwork. There are all kinds of terminology and nuances that you’ve become familiar with, which has made you qualified to work in that particular area. This is true of any occupation, really, and in our day-to-day work, we often criss-cross paths with experts in other fields. When they start explaining certain things to us in their jargon or lingo, it’s easy to feel a little out of our element because we just don’t have the same knowledge base that they do. This is often the case when business owners are seeking out a flameproofing company to perform services at their location. Without knowing the lingo, it’s hard to feel confident that you know what’s going on.

Today’s post will give you an inside scoop into some of the flameproofing lingo, an insider’s cheat sheet, to help you know what to expect when you hire a flameproofing company.

What are Flameproofing Best Practices?

No matter what field you work in, in every industry there’s a set of (sometimes) unwritten rules that are known as ‘best practices.’ Experts in a field share their experience and knowledge on what methods and procedures work best and give the best results. The industry of flameproofing is no different.  There are certain ways of performing these treatments that offer the best protection. While it’s not necessary for someone outside the field to know all the ins and outs of flameproofing, as a business owner, it’s a good idea to have some familiarity with best practices so you can be sure you’re getting a quality job.

What's Required for the Affidavit for Inherently Flame Resistant Items

Having a business can be stressful in a lot of ways`- from the very beginning stages all the way to being operational day to day.  There really is no downtime - the ‘to-do’ list creates itself! Safety protocol is one of those things that always need to be attended to. Included in safety is fire protection and flameproofing. According to the FDNY, several requirements are needed in order to be open for business. When it comes to flameproofing, items that are displayed for decorative purposes need to either be inherently flame resistant or treated with fire retardants. Affidavits are distributed to the business owner as proof, and one particular affidavit that’s needed is the affidavit for items that are inherently flame resistant.

All You Need to Know about the Flameproofing Affidavit

We all know what it’s like to have paper overload. It seems that everywhere we look, there’s more paper that needs to be scanned or file. Multiply that by a million for a business owner. However, one incredibly important piece of paper a business needs to have in order is the flameproofing affidavit. This piece of paper is not only a legal requirement but can also be the difference between life and death in a fire. Today, we’ll discuss some of the particulars for the affidavit for flame retardant treatment.

The Importance of the Affidavit Checklist

When preparing to open a business, there are so many things that need to be done to get ready and make sure the public is safe. Among many items is fire safety, and even more specifically, seeing that your business site is properly flameproofed.  For most business owners, flameproofing is not exactly in their wheelhouse, and it's not uncommon to feel uncertain as to what it is involved. However, with just a little information and education, you are sure to feel more comfortable with the whole process.