Why Your Business Should Have an Automatic Fire Alarm System

Why Your Business Should Have an Automatic Fire Alarm System

April 13, 2018 at 12:23 PM

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When was the last time you thought about the benefits of having an automatic fire alarm system? Fire detection systems can help save lives, protect your staff members, and reduce the number of business assets that are destroyed during a fire. 

Take a moment to think about all the people you employ. What would you do in the event of a fire? Do you have a fire alarm system that can be activated to alert everyone in the building that there’s a fire? Does your system automatically call emergency responders for help? When was the last time you did a test drill for your system? Does your current fire alarm system still work?

Then, think about all the costly assets throughout your building. Will your current fire alarm system reduce the risk of all your electronics, records, and business assets from being destroyed in a fire? Is your system even right for your office environment?

Fire alarm systems are a critical part of maintaining safety on your property. Not only do these systems increase the safety of everyone in the building, but they also safe guard against crippling property loss that can come with having a fire. 

The latest automatic fire alarm systems on the market are smart and they can do the following: 

Are you seriously thinking about upgrading to an automatic fire alarm system? You should also consider the following benefits: 

If you are a landlord or an employer, it is your responsibility to make sure your system is installed properly and tested regularly. 

Do you have doubts about your current fire alarm system? The team at Hawkeye Communication would be happy to help you. Our certified team members can come to your site and inspect your system to see if it meets the latest requirements and Iowa regulations. 

Our technicians are available 24/7 and can help you should an issue take place on your property in the middle of the night. We specialize in custom designed systems, which means we engineer and install fire alarm systems designed for only your size building. We guarantee your system will comply with all occupancy requirements. 

Our staff members are knowledgeable, certified, and factory-trained in both FCI Gamewell and Fire Lite. We also have technicians who are level I, II, and III NICET certified. If you’re in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Hiawatha, or Iowa City area, give us a call today at 319-362-4300. We’ll give you a quote on your building’s fire alarm monitoring system and help with any of your fire alarm needs.