Fire Extinguisher Service & Repair in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR
A fully charged, properly serviced fire extinguisher can be an effective way to slow or prevent the spread of a fire at its source, reducing the chances of injuries and property damage. If your commercial facility has fire extinguishers that are damaged or malfunctioning, it is important to have them serviced as soon as possible to keep your building protected and code-compliant.
At Performance Systems Integration, we feature all the services your facility needs to keep your fire extinguishers working and ready for an emergency. Our company offers fire extinguisher repairs, as well as testing and inspections. Plus, through our partner company Fire King, we also offer cylinder requalification, sales, service, and more. Since 2002, we have been serving businesses throughout Portland, OR, Seattle, WA, and the surrounding areas of the Pacific Northwest.
To learn more about our fire extinguisher and life safety services at PSI, call our team today at 503.641.2222 or contact us online.
When to Repair Your Fire Extinguishers
Fire extinguishers are not used often, if at all, so it is important that they be inspected at least once a year and tested periodically. This will help you find any problems and make sure they are ready when you need them. At PSI, our thorough fire extinguisher inspection and testing procedures are an easy way to help keep your staff and your building safe. If we find any problems with your fire extinguishers, we will suggest the most appropriate solution for the situation, whether it is repair, recharging, or replacement.
We also recommend repairing fire extinguishers that display any of the following problems:
- Damaged or inaccurate pressure gauges
- Missing, cracked, or damaged hoses or valves
- Missing or damaged handles, pull-pins, or other components
- Corroded, damaged, or leaking cylinders
Our regular inspections go beyond visual problems to find hidden leaks, operational issues, and more. Contact us today to have your fire extinguishers inspected and tested in the Portland, Tacoma, or Seattle area.
Fire Extinguisher Repair in Seattle & Tacoma
Whether your fire extinguisher has failed an inspection, it is missing a tag, or you have discovered a problem during maintenance, you can count on PSI for high-caliber, professional fire extinguisher repairs. We have all the equipment necessary for in-depth diagnostics and repairs, and our services are a cost-effective way to keep your building protected. We service all types of fire extinguishers, including:
- Class ABC for materials like wood, plastics, fuels, appliances, or electronics
- Class D for flammable metals
- Class K for grease or oil fires in the kitchen
- CO2, dry chemical, clean agent, or specialty suppressants for sensitive areas
Keep your employees, visitors, and property protected with fire extinguisher repairs from PSI. Contact our team to schedule an appointment today.
Why Choose PSI for Fire Extinguisher Services in Portland, OR?
Our company has been serving the Pacific Northwest for over 15 years, and we are dedicated to helping our customers save lives and avoid major disasters like fires. By choosing PSI for fire and life safety services, you can expect:
- Friendly, knowledgeable personnel
- Over 200 years of combined industry experience
- Unsurpassed service and workmanship
- Industry-leading compliance services
- A one-stop solution for all your fire safety needs
With our team at PSI, you can rest assured your building is safe and protected with service that includes everything from fire extinguisher repairs and testing to fire alarm monitoring, access control, and more.
To schedule, fire extinguisher repair services call PSI today at 503.641.2222 or contact us online.
Frequently Asked Questions About Fire Extinguisher Service & Repair
What Are the Different Classes of Fire Extinguishers?
There are six different classes of fire extinguishers. Class A fires involve wood, paper, and textiles. Class B covers fuel fires, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, and oil. Class C extinguishers protect against gases. Class D protects against potassium, magnesium, and other metal fires. Class E protects against electrical fires, and Class F addresses cooking oils. Each type of fire extinguisher uses different chemicals based on the type of threat.
How Often Should Fire Extinguishers Undergo Service?
It is advisable to inspect and test your fire extinguishers every year. This should be performed by a certified professional. This helps detect leaks and any damaged components that could impede operation in an emergency.
Why Do Fire Extinguishers Expire?
Fire extinguishers can expire for any number of reasons. Over time, the seal on the neck of the device can weaken and become susceptible to leaks. Once pressure is lost, the device becomes useless and must be professionally repaired or replaced.
How Often Do CO2 Fire Extinguishers Need Inspecting and Refilled?
CO2 extinguishers should be inspected monthly and require refilling every ten years. The process is similar to refilling other extinguishers. During the refill procedure, the body will be hydrostatically tested. This determines whether any bulges, stretches, or cracks are present that compromise the device’s integrity.
Can All Fire Extinguishers Be Repaired?
No, some fire extinguishers cannot be repaired. When we receive your fire extinguisher for repairs, we will let you know whether it can be repaired or requires replacement.
Contact Performance Systems Integration at 503.641.2222 for more information about fire extinguisher repairs and maintenance.