In 2002 the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) adopted stronger inspection requirements for Fire Sprinkler Systems to make sure that they work as intended. Like ...
Excel Fire Protection Services is Grand Junction’s premier high pressure cylinder testing facility! Many local area businesses on the Western Slope have high pressure cylinders ...
All fires can be very dangerous and life-threatening. Your safety should always be your primary concern when attempting to fight a fire. Before deciding to ...
There is a growing trend to move toward moving to clean agents that are more green friendly in fire protection. For many years a chemical ...
The brand really does matter when it comes to fire extinguishers. There are many reasons you want to consider what brand you use: 1. Reliability 2. Maintainability 3. American Made Excel Fire Protection Services is proud to be a distributor of Amerex fire extinguishers. Unlike other brands of fire extinguishers, Amerex extinguishers are made […]
Myth: A commercial Fire will destroy my kitchen. Fact: While the discharge of a large commercial kitchen system will cause clean-up and recharging of the system, all the kitchen equipment will continue to function. Clean-up after a discharge will take about 4 to 12 hours. Cost to recharge a system is determined on the system […]
The recent cold snap and early frosts bring a reminder that freezing weather is on its way again! As cold weather approaches, sprinkler systems and their components become increasingly vulnerable to freezing. This will not only make systems less effective, but also brings with it the risk of extensive and expensive damage that can result […]
No False Alarm Guarantee for ASAtechnology Detectors Siemens is proud to offer its No False Alarm Guarantee for Cerberus Pro Advanced Detectors! Siemens is so confident of their intelligent, multi-criteria detector technology that they guarantee its accuracy. Siemens will pay any fines associated with a false alarm at your site that is triggered by Cerberus […]
Overview of the fire problem in dormitories, fraternities, sororities and barracks, including trend tables, causes, time of day, day of week, month of year and area of origin. Also includes published incident descriptions, published articles and investigation reports and summaries. Executive Summary During the five-year period from 2007-2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated annual […]
With the Federal Department of Transportation’s recent adoption of their new Emergency Equipment requirements for commercial vehicles, there has been some confusion in what exactly they are requiring with regards to minimum ratings of fire extinguishers. According to the rule, any vehicle that transports hazardous material in an amount that requires the truck to be […]
Did you know that OSHA Standard 1910.157 requires all employers to provide an educational program to familiarize employees with the use of Fire Extinguishers? If you have Fire Extinguishers in your facility, Excel Fire Protection Services can help you meet this requirement. We offer both class room and “hands-on” training. Our classroom training is taught […]
You can see our truck out and about all the time. In this case it was getting a little muddy as it was servicing the oil field. Being able to service your fire extinguishers at your site is what sets Excel Fire Protection Services apart from the average company that will simply swap equipment […]
Hurray! We have been at our new location for six months and we are loving it. Please come by and see us. We are still working on getting Google to reflect our new address, but that should be fixed soon. Until then we wanted to give it to you here: 2584 Highway 6&50 (Right next […]
We found an innovative product that we wanted to share with you. Nothing can be more frustrating than to have a sprinkler head malfunctioning. A malfunction can occur for many reasons, but not one of them matters when there is no fire and water is streaming into your home or business. This is a tool […]
History of High-Expansion Foam Water has long been a universal agent for suppressing fires, but is not best in all cases. For example, water is for the most part ineffective on an oil fire, it can even be dangerous. In 1902, a method of extinguishing flammable liquid fires by blanketing them with foam was introduced […]