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Fire Department-Authorized Massachusetts Flameproofing Company

According to the Fire Department, over 26,000 structural fires occurred in New York City in 2010 alone. Research has shown that flame-resistant or flameproofed materials can help stop these disastrous fires from starting and keep the flames from spreading.

The Fire Department requires that all decorations, drapes, curtains, and other materials used for artistic enhancement in public buildings be flameproofed in order to reduce the number of structural fires and the numerous deaths that occur as a result.

The Fire Department requires that curtains, drapes, hangings and decorations in public assembly areas within buildings be flameproofed. These public areas include: common areas in hotels (excludes guest rooms), theaters and public halls (except places of religious worship), department stores (excludes decorations displayed for sale), multiple dwellings, office buildings, institutional buildings, and educational buildings.

The building owner is responsible for making sure that the building meets Fire Department requirements. Fire Department inspectors may make unannounced inspections of the premises in order to ascertain that all materials used for artistic enhancement are fire-resistant. If violations are observed, action will be taken against the owner, which may result in the owner being fined.

Flameproofing may be done in one of two ways: either soaking or coating the material in fire retardant. Once this has been done, Massachusetts Flameproofing will issue a sworn Affidavit of Flame Resistance, which must then be filed by the building owner with the Fire Commissioner. The affidavit is valid for a maximum of one year. If the materials are washed, dry cleaned, or the flame-resistive properties are otherwise rendered ineffective, they must be fire proofed again.

Call Massachusetts Flameproofing today at 800-590-5530 for a free estimate of flameproofing services for your establishment.

Massachusetts Flameproofing Company to Flameproof Bars

Fire Department code requires that all decorations and materials used for artistic enhancement be flameproofed (fireproofed). This code applies to all public buildings, including bars.

All materials used for aesthetic enhancement and decoration, such as curtains, drapes, and carpets, must be flame proofed (fire proofed) legally. Massachusetts Flameproofing provides the flame proofing service required by law for bars and is certified to issue Massachusetts flameproofing affidavits upon completion of our flame proofing service - exactly what is needed to clear up any flameproofing violations in Massachusetts.

According to the Fire Department, over 26,000 structural fires occurred in New York City in 2010 alone. In order to avoid incurring huge costs as a result of the damage caused by a fire, materials used for decoration and artistic enhancement in bars should be fire proofed. When materials are flameproofed, they become resistant to spreading fire and also help prevent new fires from starting. The risk to life and property in a structural fire can be significantly reduced by flame proofing materials in bars in Massachusetts.

Bar flame proofing can be done on- or off-site, although on-site is easier, as it limits the time and expense of removing and reinstalling the materials. Fire proofing can be done by either coating or soaking the material in the fire retardant.

Call Massachusetts Flameproofing today at 800-590-5530 for a free estimate of flameproofing services for your establishment.

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