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Fire Alarm Systems 101: Types And Installation Process


Fire alarm systems form a very important part of any business setting. It is crucial to get a fire alarm system installed in your vicinity as a precautionary measure against accidental fires.

Fire alarm installations serve the purpose of spontaneously alerting you whenever an accidental fire breaks out. A fire alarm system notifies you when you are busy, working, or doing household chores. On getting notified, you can take actions to control the fire and prevent further loss of life and property. We, at Fireserv, understand the importance of having fire alarms installed in your vicinity, thus, we are equipped with a wide array of fire alarms and fire safety equipment. We are available 24*7 at your service. All you have to do is call us at our hotline number.

In order to install the correct fire system installed in your setting, be it residential or commercial, it is important to understand the different types of fire system alarms available.

Two types of fire alarms are available that can be installed in your commercial setting. These can be categorized as follows:


    • Automatic Fire Alarm:

      These fire alarms operate automatically on detecting smoke and fire. An audio-visual message or notification is sent by this fire alarm in order to alert the people working in that setting.

    • Manual Fire Alarm:

      These operate on a lever. Whenever a person spots smoke or fire, he simply pulls the lever to intimidate other occupants of the building. The pull stations are located outside or around the building. These are available in a wide range of colors and designs.

Different types of commercial fire alarms

The fire alarms are available in a variety of types some of which are mentioned below:


  • Conventional fire alarms: The conventional fire alarms operate according to different zones attached with the help of wires to the main control panel. This comprehensive fire alarm allows you to monitor different parts of the building with the help of a single control panel. You can install fire alarms connected to one control panel in different parts of a building. It also sends alerts when the fire alarm is broken and needs repair.
  • Addressable fire alarms: The addressable fire alarms are proficient in monitoring the fire alarms installed in your building. These are compatible with both, automatic as well as manual fire alarms. You can keep a check on the working of fire alarms installed in different parts of the building. Addressable fire alarms are are slightly pricier in comparison to other fire alarms as they are equipped with the monitoring feature.
  • Hybrid fire alarms: The hybrid fire alarms are a combination of both, the conventional fire alarms and the addressable fire alarms. It comprises of the zone feature of the conventional fire alarms and the addressable monitoring feature of the addressable fire alarms.

Fireserv is your reliable partner for managing fire safety needs and taking precautionary measures. Our fire safety experts are committed to impart the best services at affordable prices. We extend services in fire extinguishers, fire alarms, fire suppression systems, sprinkler systems, exit door alarms, and much more.


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