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Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery!

Residential Fire Systems Inc. wants to remind you to change the batteries in your home smoke detectors when you change the time on your clocks for Fall.

How to Build a Fire Emergency Plan for your Home

According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), every family should have a fire emergency evacuation plan and practice it at least twice a year with every member.

Earthquake Fire Safety

Earthquakes present possible fire danger in homes and businesses. It is estimated that natural gas has played a continuous role between 20% and 50% of fires following Earthquakes in California. In addition, the study showed that electricity also played a role in an estimated 50% of fires following an earthquake. READ MORE


Batteries are common in most, if not all, homes because they are a source of power for many of the technologies that help us perform our daily tasks and responsibilities. No matter how old or new, all batteries have the potential to short circuit and start a fire. Loosely stored and improperly disposed batteries, especially the 9-volt rectangular-shaped batteries used in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, can easily lead to an accidental fire. While it is a great idea to keep your detectors powered with a fresh set of batteries every 4 months, how we store and dispose of them is as crucial in preventing fires. READ MORE

Get to Know Your System: Keep Your Fire Sprinkler System Working the Way It Should

Having a fire sprinkler system installed in any facility or home is one of the best ways to prevent more damage and save lives from fire. According to the Congressional Office of Compliance, the chance of an individual dying to a fire is reduced to 50-75% and the average property loss to fire is lowered by one-third to two-thirds, compared to fires not controlled by sprinklers. In addition to being proactive in your fire safety decisions and following additional recommended tips on how to fireproof your property, you can decrease your chances of risk with fire all together. READ MORE

11 Things Homeowners Can Do To Fireproof Their Homes

When it comes to your home, safety is the number one priority. Although accidents can’t be prevented completely, homeowners can take simple steps to make sure that their properties and loved ones are safe and prepared for any fires. READ MORE


In order to position yourself to take advantage of the expected increase in demand for residential fire sprinkler systems, you need a proven-reliable, cost-effective, easy-to-install piping system material. Here are 10 reasons why CPVC Piping CPVC pipe and fittings are the smart choice for all your residential installations and why, across the globe, they are specified more often than PEX for fire sprinkler applications by a wide margin. READ MORE

How to Prep Your Home for Vacation

Everyone looks forward to vacation. We look forward to stepping away and leaving all the worries behind. No matter how exciting it is to get away, a vacation still means a responsibility to keep your homes safe while you are gone. Here are suggestions to help you prep your home for vacation: READ MORE

7 Tips On How To Create a Fire-Safe Workplace

Preventing fires, especially in the workplace, requires everyone’s participation. All company team members must be mindful and alert to basic fire safety in the workplace. Here are some general tips on how to help make your workplace fire-safe for you and your team: READ MORE

Benefits of Fire Sprinkler Systems

Having a fire sprinkler system in any building or facility is the most effective installation that can be done within a building to help extinguish possible fires quickly and with the least amount of damage. Although they are an additional cost, these systems are well worth it considering the ease-of-mind that they will provide. They should be used in conjunction with fire alarms and other precautions for fire prevention. Here are some benefits that come with having a fire sprinkler system in your building: READ MORE