When Was The Last Time You Scheduled A Fire Extinguisher Recharge In Deerfield Beach?

What if we told you that DynaFire is the best place to go for a fire extinguisher recharge in Deerfield Beach? Well, this is us telling you. 

If scheduling service for your fire extinguishers is rapidly becoming one of those things that you keep putting off until ‘tomorrow,’ it’s time to call in some reinforcements. The great news is that DynaFire is your all-in-one resource for Fire & Life Safety services, whether you need the best fire alarm monitoring available or a fire extinguisher recharge in Deerfield Beach. 

How Often Do Fire Extinguishers Need To Be Recharged?

Two different circumstances would require fire extinguisher recharge.

One: It’s Been Used

You should only discharge a fire extinguisher if you’re a trained professional or using it to put out a fire. If you’ve never seen a fire extinguisher in action before, the user depresses the lever, andFire Extinguisher Recharge In Deerfield Beach the extinguisher expels a chemical agent that suppresses fire. In the image to the right, you’ll see a member of our DynaFire Family demonstrating how to discharge a fire extinguisher. 

For maximum effectiveness, the hose should be aimed at the base of the fire and moved back and forth in a sweeping motion. We know she’ll get the hang of it someday. And don’t worry, she’s not one of our NICET-certified technicians. 

Two: It Needs To Be Recharged According To NFPA Code And Manufacturer Guidelines

The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 10: Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers code requires that extinguishers be recharged if an inspection finds an issue with the extinguisher. You should visually examine all of the extinguishers on your commercial property at least once a month. During this examination, check the pressure gauge on the extinguisher and verify that it is still maintaining appropriate pressure levels. If it’s not, call in some fire protection experts. You may need a fire extinguisher recharge in Deerfield Beach.

What Other Maintenance Do Fire Extinguishers Need?

Extinguishers need to undergo annual maintenance conducted by a trained professional. Additionally, the NFPA 10 sets intervals at which fire extinguishers must be internally inspected and hydrostatically pressure tested. These intervals will vary depending on the type of extinguisher and how they are stored. 

The most common fire extinguishers on commercial properties are ABC dry chemical extinguishers. These extinguishers require recharging and internal inspection six years after the manufacture date and hydrostatic testing 12 years from the date of manufacture.

Fire Extinguisher Recharge In Deerfield BeachIs It Time For Your Next Fire Extinguisher Service?

DynaFire is your home for commercial fire protection solutions. Whether you’re past due for maintenance, you’re not even sure when the last time your extinguishers were serviced, or your horoscope said it’s time for a fire extinguisher recharge in Deerfield Beach – we’re here to help. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help keep your property safe.

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