With more people staying at home, working from home, and even exercising and going to school at home, the rate of home renovations has increased dramatically. You may need more space, or the space you have just isn’t organized well for what you need now. Before you start renovating, though, be sure you have a complete fire alarm system in place. Here’s why:
Installing a temporary central fire alarm during renovations
Before renovating your home, consider having a professional alarm company install a temporary but thorough central fire alarm system that protects all areas of your home with a heat sensor, including attics, garages, and crawl spaces. Once construction is complete and before you move into the space, you’ll want to replace the temporary system with a permanent central fire alarm system that includes smoke detectors in all finished living spaces and heat sensors in all attic, garage, and crawl spaces.
We’re here to help
At Chubb, we look for ways to do more for our clients, like providing risk engineering recommendations that can help you take steps to prevent losses from happening in the first place. Chubb Risk Consultants are also available to provide guidance throughout the home assessment process, addressing alarm systems and other measures that can be used to reduce the risk of fire in your home and keep you, your family, and your new (or updated) home safe.
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