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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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