Archive of Author: admin-fire

Importance of Class K Fire Extinguishers

For a lot of us, the kitchen is our happy place. Professional chefs and cooking-enthusiasts alike get the opportunity to be creative with something everyone will enjoy. As much time as we spend cooking in the kitchen, many of us may be operating dangerous equipment without the proper fire extinguisher available for use. While Class[...]

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What is a Fire Suppression System and How Does it Work?

To pigeonhole the many types of fire suppression systems into one universal definition would be a diservice to the numerous applications these systems serve. Dry chemical systems, CO2 systems, and traditional fire sprinkler systems are just a few of the many fire suppression systems designed for specific applications. Getz Fire supplies some of the very[...]

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How to Choose the Right Class of Fire Extinguisher

Anyone seeking the best in fire safety equipment has an array of options to choose from. From kitchen fire suppression systems, to dry chemical systems, to the everyday fire extinguisher we stash in our kitchen cabinet—every piece of fire safety equipment is designed for a specific application, with a distinct fire suppression agent. Customers seeking[...]

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Different Types of Fire Extinguishers and Their Uses

Fire safety. It may not cross your mind much, but making sure every home and business has a fire safety plan in place is essential. Fire extinguishers are fantastic tools for battling small fires before they transform into large, structural fires that cannot be easily contained. To use fire extinguishers most effectively, it is best[...]

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Fast Fire Protection for Challenging Fire Hazards

There is nothing to mess around with when it comes to fire hazards. Conventional fires started by paper and wood are challenging enough. Adding in special hazards such as oil and gas, chemicals, and valuable equipment makes effectively battling these flames especially difficult. Offering systems for industrial fire suppression, restaurant fire suppression and clean agent[...]

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Why Kitchen Exhaust Hoods and Fire Systems are so Important

Consider the likely areas a fire could occur. For many of us, the kitchen is one of the first places that come to mind. Commercial-grade restaurant kitchens have the added danger of multiple sources of fire and heat, raising the risk of fire substantially. To manage this heightened fire danger, it is vital to have[...]

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Fast Fire Protection for Challenging Hazards

Conventional fire extinguishers are a top-choice for homeowners and businesses looking to provide a fire suppression tool for conventional fire hazards. When it comes to hazardous material fires, however, the standard chemical agents used in these extinguishers have proven to be ineffective, and even unsafe. Getz Fire special hazard fire suppression systems deliver quick and[...]

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The Quick Guide to Restaurant Fire Suppression Systems

Did you know that 50% of all restaurant fires start in the kitchen? While an existing sprinkler system or fire alarm system can help, it can be exceptionally difficult to contain a fire started from oils/grease. In order to truly provide the best levels of protection for your customers and staff, a restaurant fire system[...]

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Installing and Maintaining Different Types of Fire Alarm Systems

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Keep Guests and Staff Safe with Disinfectant Spray Services from Getz Industrial

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The Importance of Fire Safety and Fire Extinguishers in Public Buildings

In buildings frequented by large groups of people, such as a large retail store, university, office, or manufacturing plant, fire safety is crucial. In the event of a fire occurring, large amounts of flammable inventory with ample oxygen and open space could be a recipe for a large disaster. That is why it is vital[...]

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How Does a Fire Alarm System Work?

A necessity in almost any space, a fire alarm system can be your first line of defense in the event of a fire in your place of work. In order to best protect yourself and others, it is important to understand how these systems work and how to mitigate any common issues. At Getz Fire[...]

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The Ultimate Guide to Special Hazard Fire Protection

While a lot of fires can be extinguished using the universal fire extinguisher found in your home or office, there are special hazards and circumstances that call for different methods of fire suppression, that will not damage equipment or cause a greater hazard or explosion. At Getz Fire, we design, install, and service Carbon Dioxide[...]

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How Does a Kitchen Fire Suppression System Work?

If you are in the restaurant business, having ample fire protection for your customers and employees is crucial. By having a restaurant fire system installed, you can help suppress the flames the moment they are detected, saving both your restaurant and everyone in it from potential harm. So how does a system like this work?[...]

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Industrial Kitchen Fire Suppression System: Installation Process & Regulatory Requirements

Restaurants with commercial kitchens in Iowa or Illinois have a higher risk of fire than many other types of businesses. The risks of fire can grow due to certain modernizations that have taken place in the commercial kitchen, including appliances that heat up faster than ever before and also cool down slowly. In addition, the[...]

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Know the Most Common Causes of Fire in Your Industry

The possible sources of fire in your commercial facility may dictate the type of fire protection most appropriate to protect human life and property. Understanding the leading causes of fire in your type of facility can help you prepare for a fire emergency. At Getz Fire Equipment Co., we can help you develop and maintain[...]

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Common Causes of Fire in the Workplace

Businesses and organizations can take a number of steps to reduce the consequences of a fire. However, the best fire defense is to prevent one from igniting in the first place. Fires are often devastating events that pose great threat to human life, along with damage to property. If proper steps are taken, these disasters[...]

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Key Places to Install Fire Extinguishers

The average house and workplace contains many types of materials that are combustible. This makes it possible for a fire to spread very quickly, making it vital to have portable fire extinguishers positioned in carefully placed locations for quick and easy access. At Getz Fire Equipment Company, we are your premier fire protection service company,[...]

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The Best Way to Store Fire Extinguishers in the Workplace

Almost all brick-and-mortar businesses have one or more portable fire extinguishers on hand. However, it is important for these extinguishers to be properly stored to ensure they are protected and remain in proper working order. At Getz Fire Equipment Company, we are your premier provider of fire protection products and services. General Fire Extinguisher Storage[...]

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Importance of Business Disinfecting Services

At Getz Fire, you may know us as your local Illinois source for fire door inspections, fire extinguishers, kitchen exhaust cleanings and more. We pride ourselves in ensuring the well-being and safety of all of our communities. That is why during the Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, we are committed to providing disinfectant services to your[...]

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