Come Christmas time, it's not just businesses that have to apply fire retardant to trees and decorations to comply with fire regulations
Canterbury, Kent (PRWEB) November 30, 2011
FireProtectionOnline.co.uk wants everyone to have a safer Christmas by remembering to fireproof your Christmas tree and decorations.
There are three methods to fireproof your tree. One is as simple as soaking the stump in water for a couple of days and then ensuring that it sits in a water reservoir to prevent it drying out.
The second method involves water, Epsom salt, Chlorine, Boraxo, chelated iron, and Karo syrup mixed up in a sizeable bucket with the tree left to stand and soak it all up over a couple of days.
But, Fire Protection Online suggests that the third and easiest method of all is to simply buy their special fire retardant spray in a spray gun and get to work.
Non-toxic and colourless, the spray comes in a choice of 750ml spay bottles and 5 litre refill containers. It can be applied to any water absorbent material such as fabric, wood, paper and trees.
Says Managing Director, Jon Butt, "come Christmas time, it's not just businesses that have to apply fire retardant to trees and decorations to comply with fire regulations. Many people forget the fire risks associated with scenery for Christmas plays, nativity scenes, posters and banners. Schools, churches, village halls and home-makers become our biggest customers in December."
Business owners have their responsibilities under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and the compulsory fire risk assessment should be constantly reviewed when new risks are introduced to the premises.
Fire is a huge risk at Christmas time when heating systems dry out beautifully crafted natural decorations. Add candles, overloaded lighting circuits and some... ahem... festive cheer, and the recipe can lead to a holiday that is memorable for all the wrong reasons.
This is another product that Fire Protection Online expects to sell out of in the next couple of weeks as customers find how easy and economical it is to make Christmas safe.