Planned Preventative Maintenance
Identifying and installing competent and compliant smoke control systems is only the start of creating a long-term and effective fire strategy.
Once chosen and installed, an ongoing maintenance programme will need to be established to ensure the system you have chosen will be effective in the worst-case scenario of a fire.
Failing to identify a maintenance plan can prove to be extremely costly in the long run. If fire safety systems are not maintained to an adequate level, the risk to the building and occupants’ lives could be fatal.
With the fire safety and smoke ventilation industry facing tighter regulations, failing to comply with building regulations may result in severe action if your systems are found to be inadequate.
Fire Safety and Smoke Control Systems maintenance
By their very nature, fire safety and smoke control systems are rarely activated, which means it can be very difficult to assess the condition they are in. It could be the case that unrelated building work has accidentally damaged a component of the system and you would have no way of knowing. Something as small as paint covering a sensor or entering a delicate part of the system could mean the system will not work effectively when the time comes, and it is needed.
Regular maintenance checks of fire safety and smoke control systems can ensure system compliance and assure that the system is cost-effective by replacing large costs devoted to replacing systems with small, regular and manageable maintenance fees.
Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) highlights any developing issues and identifies parts that may need replacing before they lead to a major system failure and compromise the business’ compliance with regulations. This limits the need for costly reactive work whilst providing peace of mind that your building and occupants are protected.
Experienced Maintenance Team
Fire safety and smoke control systems should be thoroughly checked and tested twice a year in order to remain compliant. During our inspections, FDS Maintenance’s expert teams carry out visual inspections whilst also ensuring the standard of the systems is functional and fully compliant.
When undergoing PPM contracts, our teams ensure that the life-saving systems are fully operational and working to the standards you would expect. the scheme offers you peace of mind and secure knowledge in the event of a fire, your systems will be functional in slowing the spread of fire and smoke.
Contact us today to find out more about smoke control maintenance and how we can help.