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How Smoke Ventilation Systems Can Save Lives

Proper Ventilation Essential AtticHaving effective smoke ventilation in your home insures the safety of you and your family. But that’s not the only reason. There are a lot of other vital reasons why is important to have a proper ventilation system in your home.

How Do Smoke Vents Work?

Smoke vents use a simple mechanism that releases smoke and other hazardous from inside your home. Luckily, there are different types of smoke vents, that can fit any budget and any home. The most common types of smoke vents are: exterior manual release vents, interior fusible links, fusible links and electrical smoke vents.

Exterior manual release vents work exactly how they sound. They require a person coming and manually lifting the vent to release the hazardous smoke or gas. Interior fusible link smoke vents work like old electrical circuits and are meant to open up when they’re exposed to an excessive temperature, it burns away and automatically opens the vent doors. Fusible links open up completely on their own, and work best in the event of a serious fire. Lastly, electrical smoke vents can be controlled remotely, and on site, allowing for multiple vents to open up all at once.

How They Save Lives

Proper smoke ventilation systems help firefighters by protecting the contents of the building or home from smoke, fire and heat damage. But that’s not all, smoke ventilators also help:

  • Release harmful gases
  • Keep buildings weather proof
  • Reduce carbon footprints
  • Provide security

All in all, smoke vents help keep your family, personal belongings, and prized possessions safe.┬áIf you’re looking to install a smoke vent in your home, please call, (972)-542-7774, or contact us online for more.

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