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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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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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Importance of Special Hazard Fire Protection Systems

Special hazard fire suppression systems are utilized to quench fires without the costly water damage caused by sprinkler systems. At Getz Fire Equipment Co., we can provide you with special hazard fire suppression systems that can help you achieve excellent protection against fire, while minimizing the destruction of valuable equipment. Protecting Against Special Hazards Special[...]

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The Basics and Importance of a Vehicle Fire Suppression System

Many types of vehicles in the construction industry have engines and components that can produce intense heat. With this heat, there is always the potential to ignite a fire that can damage the equipment, or even put the lives of those operating these vehicles at risk. If you are looking to minimize your risk of[...]

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How the COVID-19 Shutdown is a Good Time for Clients to Address Fire System Maintenance

As the COVID-19 pandemic propagates throughout the world, causing economic hardship and crisis in many nations, including the United States, inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) of fire protection systems still remains crucial. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is strongly advising property owners and government agencies to continue performing critical ITM tasks to help ensure[...]

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What are Fire Pumps?

Fire Pump is a part of the fire sprinkler system that helps maintain high water pressure in the piping system and can be powered by either a diesel engine, electric motor or steam turbine. With 59 years of experience in the fire and safety industries, Getz Fire Equipment Company offers the most reliable fire pump[...]

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What is a Class D Fire Extinguisher? What is it Used For?

The source of ignition of any fire determines the type of substance required to combat that fire effectively. With the right equipment and knowledge of the type of fire, you can have confidence that the fire you’re facing will be quenched as quickly as possible. For example, Class D fires begin when combustible metals such[...]

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Why Fire Safety is Important in the Workplace

Do WhileFires can wreak significant damage in many ways, including damaging the lives of people and property. Workplace fires can have devastating consequences including shutting down a business, causing employees to lose their jobs and hurting communities all the same time.Loop It is vital to maintain a safe workplace using fire prevention and training. At[...]

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Special Hazard Fire Suppression Systems

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Is It Time for Your Annual Fire Door Inspection?

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Protect Your Business with Quality Fire Alarm Systems

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Using a Class D Fire Extinguisher for Quenching Metal Fires

The ignition source determines the type of fire-fighting substance that should be used to combat a certain type of fire. When you know the type of fire that must be quenched, you can more effectively extinguish it by using the appropriate equipment and agent. For example, Class D fires start due to the ignition of[...]

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher Effectively at Work

The most frequent emergency that must be planned for by small businesses is a fire. An important part of planning for a fire emergency is to have the proper fire extinguishers in place for quick and easy access. However, simply having fire extinguishers is not enough – employees must know how to use it effectively. At Getz[...]

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The Importance of Fire Pump Testing Services and the Types of Pumps Available

At Getz Fire Equipment Company, we have years of experience handling fire and safety concerns for our customers. Our services are provided in many areas of fire safety, including making sure fire pumps operate correctly. Through our high-quality fire pump testing and inspection services, we are able to ensure that you have the water supply you need[...]

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Commercial Security From GETZ: The Necessary Components to Keep Your Business Safe

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6 Fire Pump Inspection Tips to Guide You Along

Fire pumps are primarily used to make sure you have enough of a water supply. It increases the pressure for fire suppression, which makes it a key part of your fire safety system. If you have one in your facility, then it’s crucial that your fire pumps are in top form. After all, you never know[...]

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Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Helps Keep Your Kitchen Safe

If you run a restaurant, then the risk of a building fire is always present. Meal preparations, after all, involve a lot of heat, and fire. If you don’t want any costly repairs or renovations, you’ll do your best to ensure your food, not your kitchen, is the only thing heating up. The Facts The U.S.[...]

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4 Steps to Getting Commercial Security Solutions for Your Business

Burglary rates are typically high for businesses. This can disrupt business operations and result in consumer loss, especially if delivery orders fail because of the theft. That’s why crime prevention is essential to any commercial company. Given all this, finding the right commercial-safety solutions for your business is a crucial factor in your success. If[...]

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