Fire Protection Services for Schools, Colleges and Universities

For over 40 years, Guardian Fire Protection has been your single source for educational facility fire protection systems in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. We take pride in our “customer first” reputation and provide complete, end-to-end fire protection services to schools, colleges, theaters, museums, and more.

Whether it’s your fire alarm, your sprinkler system, your fire extinguishers or all of the above, we can service, test, inspect and repair your current fire protection systems or we can help you pick out and install a new system. Guardian Fire Protection serves K-12 schools, colleges and universities and is determined to make schools a safe place for students, teachers, families and anyone else who walks through the door.

Fire Alarm Systems for Schools – Inspection, Testing, Service and Sales

Guardian Fire Protection provides expert consulting and professional, custom fire alarm system design and installation for all types of buildings. Our NICET-certified engineering technicians can ensure that your museum, library, or other educational facility is equipped for maximum fire safety and adherence to fire codes.

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Sprinkler Systems & Fire Pumps for Schools – Inspection, Testing, Service and Sales

We are your number one source for comprehensive fire sprinkler system services. Our NICET-certified engineering technicians provide complete, end-to-end service, from design and installation to ongoing maintenance, repair, and replacement for all types of fire sprinklers, including but not limited to wet-pipe, dry-pipe, pre-action, and deluge sprinkler systems. Call us today if you are the owner or building manager of a:

  • College
  • Classroom Building
  • Gymnasium
  • Students’ union
  • School
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Art gallery
  • Theater
  • Amphitheater
  • Concert hall
  • Cinema
  • Opera house
  • Any other type of educational facility in Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC

Fire Extinguishers for Schools – Inspection, Testing, Service and Sales

Guardian Fire Protection is an ANSUL Triple Diamond Dealer, and we have partnered with numerous customers to provide comprehensive fire extinguisher services, from sales and installation to annual testing, maintenance, and eventual replacement. We can handle orders of any size, whether you need only a few for a small theater or more than a hundred for a large college campus.

We also offer full service annual testing and tagging for all your fire extinguishers and can repair or replace any that are not up to code. Our technicians are professionally trained, and we meet OSHA and NFPA 10 requirements.

We partner with some of the top fire extinguisher brands in the industry, including:

  • Amerex, ANSUL, Buckeye and more

We provide fire extinguisher sales and replacement, as well as annual testing and maintenance with no hidden costs—we only ever repair damaged or worn parts. 

Emergency Lighting – Inspection, Testing, Service, and Sales

K-12 schools and college campuses can be confusing, especially to visitors, making it more difficult to find an exit during a fire emergency. For that reason, emergency lighting systems are necessary to guide everyone to safety.

Guardian Fire Protection helps ensure your emergency lighting system’s batteries, battery charging systems, bulbs, and other hardware receive the attention they require to perform when you need them to.

Annual inspection, testing, and maintenance of your emergency lighting system will ensure:

  • Lights work during an emergency
  • Improved facility security
  • Safe emergency egress
  • Minimal business downtime following an emergency
  • Reduced costs from injury claims

We provide full-service design and installation for your emergency lighting system, as well as comprehensive annual inspections and repair and replacement services. 

Kitchen Fire Suppression Systems for Schools – Inspection, Testing, Service and Sales

Nearly all schools have a school cafeteria, food court or dining hall with a commercial-grade kitchen. No matter how big or small or new or old, school kitchens are just like any other commercial kitchen and present the risk of starting a kitchen fire.

We install and maintain systems from all the top manufacturers, including but not limited to:

  • ANSUL, Kidde, Kitchen Knight II, Range Guard and more

We work around your schedule and can provide service at hours that are convenient for you—we won’t interfere with the operation of your facility.  

Special Hazard Fire Suppression Systems

Guardian Fire Protection is trained and qualified to inspect many types of special hazard suppression systems, including clean agent systems like FM-200 and Halon, dry chemical, wet chemical, and carbon dioxide. Our specially trained technicians all carry NICET certifications for special hazard systems and can protect the parts of your building that could be damaged by a water-based fire sprinkler system.

We work with many of the top brands in the fire suppression industry, including:

  • ANSUL, FM-200, Halon, Pyro-Chem and more