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What Is a Fire-Rated Door?

When it comes to fire and smoke control systems, some commercial properties can pose unique safety challenges.

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What Type of Smoke Curtain Do I Need?

Learn more about choosing the right smoke protection for your commercial space

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What Is a Smoke Control System?

Smoke protection systems work alongside fire control systems to help contain, minimize or reroute the flow of smoke through a building. They also help create safer egress routes for building occupants and emergency response teams. 

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How Do Fire Curtains Work?

Fire curtains should always be a top consideration when designing or remodeling a commercial building.

How Do Draft Curtains Work?
How Do Draft Curtains Work?

For industrial buildings with larger square footage, like airplane hangars and plants, draft curtains offer a solution for code-compliant smoke protection.

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When are Draft Curtains Required
When Are Draft Curtains Required?

Commercial architects and building owners trust draft curtains in their fire protection strategies. Keep reading to learn more about draft curtains.

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What Are Draft Curtains?

When providing fire and smoke protection for your building, smoke control and removal should always be a component of a building’s fire safety plan as smoke is the most damaging. Ideal for buildings like warehouses, manufacturing plants and aircraft hangars, draft curtains are very effective forms of smoke control and are often compatible with existing fire protection systems.

How to Clean Smoke Curtains
How to Clean Smoke Curtains

While testing and servicing your smoke curtains on a routine basis is a great first step, you should also ensure they are cleaned routinely as well. Let’s look at a few ways to approach cleaning smoke curtains and how to incorporate cleaning them into your regular maintenance routine.

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Adding Smoke Protection to Fire-Rated Elevator Doors

In the event of a fire, fire-rated elevator doors can help in an evacuation, leading to saved lives. However, they can also cause increased smoke distribution if not properly protected.

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How Often Should Smoke Curtains Be Serviced?

Smoke curtains are a great way to protect your building from smoke damage without detracting from its design. However, for them to be truly effective, they need to be maintained and tested on a regular basis.