need a working fire alarm system
Welcome to All Fire Alarms. You are
probably here because you want to learn more about fire alarms.
Maybe you're wondering if you actually need a fire alarm
system. Well, a working fire alarm system is of much value in
any home or building. For one, it will increase the value of
any property as well as functioning as a personal bodyguard of
sorts, safeguarding you and your home against fire (and in some
cases burglary), even when nobody is at home.
The basic fire alarm system is made up of smoke detectors or
heat sensor devices which are then linked to a control panel.
Depending on the model, the control panel in turn may or may
not be connected to the fire department (via an Alarm
Transportation System). Oftentimes, burglar alarms share the
same control panel, although the burglar alarms will of course,
notify the police station, and not the fire department.
Certain fire alarm systems have sprinkler systems attached,
which are connected via their control panels to heat sensors
and smoke alarms. Even those homes that are protected by an
independent glass-stopper sprinkler system or don't have any
sprinkler system at all, often will have will have an alarm
system of some kind. This is because good fire alarm systems
only cost less than fifteen hundred dollars to set up (and a
small monthly fee to monitor), but the property they protect is
worth much, much more. It's a form of insurance for your
The most cost efficient system is to combine a burglar alarm
and a fire alarm system together. It offers the best protection
for your family and property, while raising the valuation of
your property at the same time. If you've read of burglars
being nabbed even though their owners were away, all because of
their alarm system in place, then you'll appreciate why a fire
alarm system will pay for itself, especially if combined with a
burglar alarm system.
While it is easy to assume that a fire will never happen to
you, statistics prove otherwise. Wires can trip, and appliances
can burn. It's better to be safe than sorry. A fire alarm
system is definitely not a waste of money - if you value your
property and belongings. If by any chance a fire does occur on
your property, you'll be glad you had an early warning system