Fire Proofing your Home or Office

A fire retardant application acts as the ideal test for your home or office. Basically it is a specially formulated substance that helps prevent object from burning that it is applied to. It is one of the most common substances used by firefighters when facing the enemy, ie fire. The use of fire retardant is not limited to fighting the big flames after they’ve erupted. Rather, it is now used on a large scale in homes and offices to prevent objects from allowing the fire to spread rapidly. In other words, a fire retardant applications slows the spread of fire to allow firefighters to come and do their work before their property and the lives of people at home is at stake. We recently spoke with some firefighters about protecting our property at a fire extinguisher training in Las Vegas.

Fire place at Argadels Station

Recent statistics show that over three hundred and ninety thousand homes in the United States by fire each year. Besides the personal loss faced by those who are victims of these fires, the country loses more than 600 billion dollars a year to try to recover damages caused by these fires. The speed at which the fire has been continuing  is increasing at an alarming rate, mostly due to the elevation of the level of heat in the atmosphere. This further increases the importance of making use of flame retardant solutions in homes and offices.

One way to use a fire retardant is through conventional fire extinguisher, which is full of the typical flame retardant chemical class. In general, every home should have one of these extinguishers. But the real test for your home is being able to find the appropriate solutions that can end the root problem. You will be able to find many cleaning companies out there that provide specialized services of fire retardant application for homes and offices. They make use of a special fire-resistant material that can be applied on the surfaces of your home. Curtains, furniture upholstery and other fabrics that are quick to catch fire should certainly be treated with fire retardant. Although these new home technology solutions have a very strong chemical basis when it comes to protecting against the spread of fire, they also do not harm the appearance or feel of their fabrics.

In order to ensure that your property will not be damaged due to the chemical composition of fire retardant solutions you need to take the time to find the right company. Always contact registered carpet steam cleaning company that has been operating in the industry for some years. Then you should check to see what type of warranty they offer for their services. Therefore you must ensure two aspects in the search for the fire services slow application. The first is the quality of the fire retardants and their ability to inhibit the flames. The second is to ensure that the chemical content won t damage tissue.

All of these things add up to protecting yourself with newer technology from fires that can devastate your home or office.

Photo Credit: Stephan Ridgway