If your small or large business is looking to employ a commercial fire alarm monitoring system and company to install and maintain the fire alarm system in your building, it is important to do your research first. There are certain things to keep in mind before making a final decision on the company and the type of system you prefer to keep your business and your employees safe. Here are some things to consider:

Evaluate the Types of Fire Alarm Systems Available

First, you’ll want to research what types of fire alarm systems are available to be installed in your company building. Call around to various companies to obtain specific quotes, as well as the installation procedures and some good references. Does the company you are considering have a great track record with other clients? Do they provide complete installation and monitoring, as well as prompt customer service and reliable emergency response? Make sure you evaluate all aspects of the fire alarm system and the company that provides the service.

Decide on the Right Fire Alarm Monitoring System

Once you have decided on a few companies that have a great track record, appropriate services and the best price for your company, you’ll want to decide what type of fire alarm monitoring your company will need. Does the company you’ve selected offer a monthly maintenance service that will check for any malfunctions in the system? Do those monthly maintenance services include automatic updates to any electric systems and/or software programs? Make sure you know the ins and outs of the system you have chosen, as well as the services provided by the company.

Know the Emergency Protocol of Your Fire Alarm Company

It’s also important to research the type of action your fire alarm monitoring company will take in the event of an emergency. Knowing the emergency protocol of your fire alarm company will prepare you in advance for such an event. The fire alarm company you choose should be able to alert police and the fire department in the case of an emergency. If you are certain the company will contact authorities, then you and your employees can focus on exiting the building and attending to those who might need help in an emergency.

Choose the Fire Alarm Monitoring System and Company Best Suited for You

After researching availability and considering all options, it is most important to choose a fire alarm system and a monitoring company that is best suited for your company and employees. Letting your employees focus entirely on their work without thinking about emergency protocol will give them (and you) extra peace of mind. Let a fire alarm monitoring company take control of your fire safety today.

1st Alarm is one of the biggest and best security companies in the region that specializes in both residential and commercial alarm systems as well as commercial fire alarm systems. Serving Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland / Odessa, El Paso, Abilene and San Angelo, we pride ourselves on buying local and hiring local whenever possible. We are committed to offering high quality, professional service with the utmost level of integrity. 1st Alarm is the best commercial fire alarm system company in our region as well.  We have personnel trained and certified to meet your fire alarm system needs.  To learn more about how our commercial fire alarm systems may be a great fit for your company, Request a Quote online or give us a call at (800) 276-5559 today.  You can even visit our office near you.