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Fire Protection System Testing and Maintenance – Why Do You Need Them?

People depend on fire alarm systems to protect their properties and assets. Ensuring that your system is regularly tested and properly maintained will ensure the system is able to fully perform when needed. Just like any other system, a fire protection system has Read More

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The Importance of Choosing the Right Fire Protection Partner

One of the most important decisions that building owners and property managers have to make is choosing the right fire protection partner. While far from most facilities’ biggest spend category, it can affect the safety of both your building’s occupants and assets.   Read More

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False Fire Alarms: Causes & Cures

False fire alarm signals are a problem to both business owners and fire services. Not only can they become costly in fees, they can also result in unneeded business disruption. Properly maintaining your fire alarm system helps reduce these nuisance alarms. There are Read More

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5 Common Questions About Fire Extinguishers Answered

You are probably familiar with fire extinguishers. You see them around all around you, and you know they are an important tool in extinguishing small fires. But if you are a building owner or facility manager, there is a lot more you need Read More

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Common Causes of Fire Protection System Failure

Fire protection systems, when installed and maintained to proper codes and standards, should be fully operational, 24/7. Unfortunately, the news is too often full of reports of fires where building systems didn’t function as they should. Even more tragically, we hear of this Read More

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Getting Into The Industry: Fire Protection

  Having recently added a careers section to our website, we thought it would be appropriate to write our next blog based on… GETTING INTO THE INDUSTRY: FIRE PROTECTION Have you ever wondered about fire protection and the different fields associated with it? Read More

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Why is it Important to Keep Emergency Exits Clear?

All and any exit within a building should be considered a potential exit to safety. However, on a daily basis we see designated workplace doors marked with an “Emergency Exit” sign and a notice not to open or an alarm will sound. Often Read More

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Has Maintaining Your Fire Protection Become Your Last Priority? What Happens When the Fire Department Shows Up?

It’s certainly no secret that fire protection saves lives, so why wouldn’t you want to do your part and protect the people and things most valuable to you? Here at Harding Fire Protection we often receive calls from landlords and property managers AFTER Read More

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Residential Sprinklers: To Install or Not to Install?

Residential Fire Sprinklers is a hot topic in the fire protection industry right now. The Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association is among a number of groups lobbying for home sprinklers. But there a number of questions that arise for home owners when considering this option. Read More

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