How to Choose a Fire Suppression System and Installer

March 29, 2024

Choosing the correction fire suppression system and installer is an important step in your fire safety plan. There are several considerations involved, which we will go through with you briefly here in today’s blog article.

Consult With Professionals (like us)

Because of the importance and expense of installing a fire suppression system—of which there are many types—if you are not already an expert in this area, were commend consulting with experts on fire safety. Once you choose a fire suppression system, you would not want to have to change to another right away because you chose the wrong one. Get some professional guidance before installing your system.

Different Types

There are many different types of suppression systems. One can use water, foam, dry chemicals, inert gas, and other chemicals. Each of these is best suited for a specific type of environment and application. Only an expert should be making the decision on which is best type for your business.

The Installer

The same holds true for the installer. You need experts to guide you. Remember, that the lives of your employees are at stake as well as your products and your business. Stopping fire in its tracks will save you money on losses and the potential expense of rebuilding areas damaged by fire. There is also a time factor involved. Shutting down a fire immediately saves your business time.

The installer should be chosen based on expertise, reputation, and experience. It is not much different from choosing an expert in another field. Look online at social proof. Talk to other businesses in the same boat as you. Who did they use? Whoever advised you on what type of suppression system to use can either do the install or recommend someone who can.


We are experts on fire safety and emergency systems. If you need guidance on fire suppression systems or their installation, please contact us in Vancouver at (604) 232-3473.


Radius Fire is Vancouver’s largest and best-known fire protection, fire safety, and security monitoring company serving all areas from Whistler to Hope, BC. If you have any questions about this article or would like to talk to us about fire safety, please call us at (604) 232-3473 or use the convenient form on our Contact page.

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