Cellular Monitoring Saves BIG Over Land Lines

Cellular Monitoring Saves BIG Over Land Lines

by Aaron Reiter Commercial fire alarm systems are required to have active monitoring by a UL certified, 24-hour staffed, “central station”. Over the years, monitoring technology has remained largely static with an industry standard of a minimum two dedicated, analog, Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS) lines. Digital monitoring via cellular networks is a vast improvement and there are several reasons […]

Flush your fire sprinkler systems!

Flush your fire sprinkler systems!

Think back to a hollywood movie where a fire sprinkler system went off – either because there was a fire or because the hero activated it to distract the bad guys. What did that water look like? Chances are it was pristine, clear water that looked like the hero could drink if she or he […]

Maintain Your Dry Sprinkler Systems!

Maintain Your Dry Sprinkler Systems!

We are in the middle of the summer heat, but it will be October before we know it and the thermometers will start to swing into freezing temps soon enough. Now is the time to schedule a service of your dry-type fire sprinkler systems to drain those low points and prevent pipe breaks. This simple action will help […]

Kitchen hood suppression inspections are important!

Kitchen hood suppression inspections are important!

  There are very good reasons why kitchen hood suppression systems require inspections and testing every 6 months. Hood suppression is very different from a standard sprinkler system because they need to extinguish grease fires. Hood suppression systems are isolated – separate suppression agent, plumbing, trip sensors, and monitoring circuits. Kitchen hoods can be extreme environments and because […]

Missed inspections can be costly!

Missed inspections can be costly!

We are here in the Portland area to keep you in compliance for fire alarm, fire sprinkler, or life safety systems with the Authority Having Jurisdiction over your building. If Signaling System Solutions is contracted to provide your annual, semiannual, or quarterly inspections of your fire alarm or fire sprinkler systems, you can rest assured […]

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new website!

Signaling System Solutions, specializing in fire alarm, fire sprinkler/suppression, and life safety services introduces its brand new web presence. There are several fire alarm & sprinkler companies to choose from, but none that match our commitment to customer service and relationships. Explore the site, enjoy the information and photos, and give us a call! We […]