Fire Safety for Landlords – What Do You Need to Know?

fire safety for landlords

As the person in charge or responsible for the safety of one or more residents, it’s sometimes difficult to know where your responsibility ends and your tenant’s begins. Fire legislation is constantly changing here in the UK, leaving many people unsure as to whether their properties are still compliant; enter Excel Fire, bringing you some […]

Fire Door or Fire Exit – What’s the Difference?

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In last week’s blog we made a brief mention of a question we get asked regularly: fire door or fire exit, what’s the difference? It seems like a simple question, however the technical terms do often get mixed up given that they’re both commonly referred to as ‘fire doors’. It can become confusing, especially as […]

4 Fire Safety Tips for Summer

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We all talk about spring cleaning – but what about summer safety? Not that it feels much like summer yet here in London; still, when the temperature starts rising, so can the likelihood of a domestic fire breaking out. As such, we thought we’d put together our top 4 fire safety tips for summer – […]

Fire Prevention – Why We Do What We Do

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Today’s post comes written with a heavy heart; this week, the Essex County Fire & Rescue Service – where our lead Fire Risk Assessor, Matthew Digby, began his career as a firefighter back in 2015 – attended a flat fire in Woodland Grove, Epping, which sadly led to the death of a resident. Domestic fires […]

Fire Safety In The Office: Tips For Returning To Work

fire safety in the office

It’s been a long few months but, thankfully, many of us are being given the green light to get back to work. Which, for some, means returning to the office after a significant hiatus. As an employer, fire safety in the office is your responsibility, so use this time whilst staff aren’t around to take […]

Conducting Fire Risk Assessments, Safely

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At Excel Fire, we work in the business of safety – so sifting through the government’s latest advice for transitioning into the ‘new normal’ is second nature to us. Needless to say, we’re extremely excited and more than keen to get back out there conducting fire risk assessments, overseeing certified fire door installations and consulting […]

The Difference A Fire Partitioning System Can Make

fire partitioning systems

There are so many complex, moving parts when it comes to preventing a fire. But, as a landlord, something which you may not appreciate is how quickly things can escalate once a fire has broken out – and the difference something as simple as a fire partitioning system can make. So, what are they? To […]

Your Fire Safety Partner – Keeping Busy During Covid-19

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As one of London’s dedicated fire risk assessment agencies, the last few months have been difficult for us. Needless to say, fire safety is what we’re passionate about, and adapting to the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the way we work hugely; not being able to get out and about conducting fire surveys on behalf of […]

What You Need To Know About Properly Accredited Fire Doors

Properly Accredited Fire Doors

Fire doors: to say there’s a lot to learn would be a vast understatement. As a landlord, property manager or health & safety responsible person, understanding all you need to know about properly accredited fire doors couldn’t be more crucial in developing a fail-safe fire safety strategy. Let’s backtrack; what do we mean by ‘properly’ […]

Excel Fire During Covid 19

Here’s a copy of our recent post on LinkedInGood Afternoon Everyone.  Here at Excel Fire LTD we’ve been unable to carry out any works, surveys or passive fire protection during this difficult time. Our employees and management have been working from home and we have been progressively receiving works from our faithful clients for post-lockdown, whether […]