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  • 06/03/2018 0 Comments
    What are the primary causes of house fires in Quebec?

    Each year, an average of 18,500 fires occur in Quebec. That's one fire every thirty minutes. But what causes all these fires? At Guard-X Inc., fire suppression system specialists in Montreal, we invite you to keep reading to find out more and learn four things you can do to protect yourself from fires.

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  • 14/11/2017 0 Comments
    What are the different types of fire alarms required for retirement homes?

    Following the adoption of Bill 122 on March 18, 2013, all Quebec nursing homes, CHSLDs and hospitals with more than 10 residents must comply with new building code regulations. In this blog post, we’ll inform you about the different kinds of fire alarm systems required for hospitals as well as the specific obligations that apply to all health-care facilities.


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  • 04/10/2017 0 Comments
    Guard-X fire alarm installation services: for superior protection

    At Guard-X, we specialize in fire alarm installation. Our company has been successfully installing state-of-the-art fire protection systems for more than 75 years. Our technicians demonstrate exceptional know-how to ensure your safety and protect your property. Continue reading to learn more about our recommended services in the city of Montreal.

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  • 10/08/2017 0 Comments
    Why should you equip your restaurant with a high-performance fire detection system?

    Ensuring the safety of customers and employees is one of a restaurant owner’s primary responsibilities. In fact, restaurateurs must ensure that all security measures are respected at all times. The facility must also have a fire detection system that will alert occupants in the event of a fire, and needs to be set up in such a way that makes it easy to get out. This blog post will present five reasons why you should equip your restaurant with a high-performance fire detection system.

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  • 10/08/2017 0 Comments
    Inspecting Your Sprinkler System: An Essential Task!

    Like all expert-recommended fire protection equipment, modern sprinkler systems use state-of-the-art technology. Given their crucial role in protecting individuals and buildings, it is important to ensure that they are regularly inspected and maintained by specialists. In this blog post, you will learn why it is so important to check and rigorously test your sprinklers.

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  • 05/01/2017 0 Comments
    New Quebec Condo Fire Safety Regulations

    Quebec has recently revamped their regulations governing the safety standards of condos and apartments within the province. In order to inform you about these now-obligatory security measures, specifically those having to do with fire safety, we’ve decided to provide you with a general summary of what they entail, right here in this post.

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  • 05/01/2017 0 Comments
    Choosing an Effective Smoke Detector and Maintaining It

    Since the 1980s, when smoke detectors were made commercially available for purchase, the number of deaths linked to residential fires has been in consistent decline – gradually going from an average of 180 residential fire-related deaths per year to 40. Therefore, the advent of residential smoke detectors has played a crucial role in the safety of the population. Despite these encouraging stats, however, it is not enough to merely own a smoke detector – it is absolutely critical that people choose the right type of detector for their living situation, as well as learn to maintain it to ensure optimal functionality. This blog aims to serve as a guide on what to pay attention to when choosing your smoke detector, as well as how to properly maintain it.

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  • 01/08/2015 0 Comments
    Why should current exit signs be replaced by running man signs?

    At Guard-X, we keep informed about all national laws and regulations concerning the fire safety sector. In this blog post, learn more about replacing traditional emergency exits with standard Running Man signs.

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  • 01/04/2015 0 Comments
    Do you know about the different types of fires?

    You don’t put a frying pan fire out the same way you put out a wood fire. A fire in a paint store is not fought the same way as a fire in a metals factory. The reason for this is simple: there are different types of fires that require different types of extinguishing agents.

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