Franks Fire Alarm & Electrical Inc.

Fire Alarm Inspections, Smoke Alarm Replacement, and Emergency System Inspection

Located in Medicine Hat serving Medicine Hat, Brooks and Lethbridge areas

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Life Safety Services

Entrusting the life safety systems of your home or business to a fire alarm technician is not a decision made lightly. Rely on Franks Fire Alarm & Electrical Inc. to assess, diagnose and repair all your fire alarm and life safety needs. We provide maintenance to any fire alarm system, conduct inspections and provide documentation to ensure your emergency and fire alarm systems follow regulatory codes.

Franks Fire Alarm & Electrical Services

Franks Fire Alarm & Electrical Inc. life safety system services from a qualified and certified company specializing in Fire Alarm inspection and maintenance, as well as other services that include:

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  • ULC Fire alarm monitoring
  • Smoke Alarm replacement
  • Emergency system inspection and maintenance
  • Security systems
  • Fire safety plans, evacuation plans and graphics

Electrical Services Provided by Franks Fire Alarm & Electrical:

Fully insured and bonded, Franks Fire Alarm & Electrical electricians are available on call, 24/7, for emergency repairs when prompt response to any electrical emergency is crucial. Call us for immediate assistance in the case of any suspected power problems.

  • Electric outlets and circuits installation
  • Electrical lighting installation
  • Electrical panel upgrades
  • Circuit breaker replacements
  • Power surge suppression
  • Surge protection
  • Electrical building maintenance
  • Electrical inspection
  • Emergency electrical

Fire Alarm FAQ

Here are a couple of fact you should know about your fire alarm system

How often must I change out my Smoke detectors?

The Can/ULC S536 Standata explains that all conventional Smoke detectors that are part of a Fire alarm system, as well as Smoke Alarms located in residential living areas must be replaced every 10 years.

How do I know if my fire alarm system requires monitoring?

The Alberta Building Code explains ULC-rated fire alarm monitoring is required for buildings with an occupant load of more than 300 people, if the system has any water flow-indicating devices, or if a 2-stage system is required in patient care facilities.

When do I need my fire alarm system inspected?

Your fire alarm system must be inspected annually buy a certified fire alarm technician. A yearly fire drill should be conducted to reinforce proper evacuation procedures and communication to the fire department. Monthly tests must be conducted by building maintenance personnel by running the system on battery power and initiating one device to proof functionality. A daily visual inspection of the system must be done to ensure the panel is powered and no trouble indicators are lit.

Electrical FAQ

Here are a few of the questions that we get asked on a regular basis.

Why are the lights in my home flickering?

This may just be the light bulb. Check that the light bulb is properly screwed in and if there is no difference, then replace the bulb. Is it still flickering? This is an indication that there is a loose wire, which should be handled as soon as possible. If you can, try to not use the light until the electrician arrives as loose wires can lead to fires and/or personal injury.

How do I reset a breaker?

When looking at your electrical panel, there should be one switch that is not aligned with the others. If you look closely, it should show that it is in the off position. To turn the breaker back on, you will need to push the breaker towards the off position first and then turn it back towards the on position. The breaker should click back into alignment with the rest others.

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