How long can i keep using a fire extinguisher?

Answer On One Hand: Most Have 10 SecondsThe average home fire extinguisher has around 10 seconds of extinguishing time. The home extinguisher typically has a 2.5-pound or possibly 5-pound tank. Larger ext... Read More »

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How long can you keep an unopened fire extinguisher?

Fire extinguishers that contain dry chemicals can last for six years before they need to be emptied and maintained. They need to undergo a hydrostatic test to determine if they are still operable ... Read More »

How long do we have to keep fire extinguisher records?

According to the National Fire Protection Association, monthly equipment check records should be kept for a period of 12 months to coincide with annual inspections for each fire extinguisher. Recor... Read More »

Instructions for Using a Fire Extinguisher?

A fire extinguisher is a safety device that needs to be in every home and building but it is important that you know the proper way to use one if it is needed. Fire extinguishers come in different ... Read More »

Do you keep a fire extinguisher in your home Do you know how to use it?

Yes, I've always had one. (I check it every year to make sure that it's still good). Fortunately, I've never had to use it.