Commercial Firestopping in Cincinnati, OH

One of the most important fire protection strategies in a commercial building fire is to keep the fire contained to as small of an area as possible. Firestopping is essential to this task, preventing the flames, smoke and gases from spreading from room to room.

As a leading provider of commercial firestopping and fireproofing systems in Cincinnati, Louisville, Indianapolis and Columbus, Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing can help make your business safer, prevent injuries and protect your property from unnecessary waste damage.

We offer top-quality products and services at competitive prices, and we provide unparalleled integrity and reliability with every project. With nearly 40 years of industry experience, you can count on us for all your fireproofing, waterproofing and commercial insulation needs.

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Make your commercial building safer with commercial firestopping services from Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing. Call 513-878-6500 today in the Cincinnati area or contact us online to learn more.

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Why Is Firestopping Important?

Firestopping materials are designed to stop the spread of a fire from one room to another through the empty spaces in walls, ceilings, floors or around penetrations made for pipes and cables. By sealing these areas and keeping the fire contained in one room for as long as possible, there is more time for the occupants to evacuate safely and for first responders to arrive and stop the spread of the fire.

Firestopping is required by code in most commercial buildings as part of a larger fire protection plan that includes active and passive fire protection systems.

Active measures like fire alarms and duct detectors are used to detect fires, while fire sprinklers and suppression systems fight fires directly. Passive protection like fireproofing allows beams, columns and other structural components to last longer in a fire, while firestopping works to keep the fire contained.

Firestopping is most commonly found in:

  • The stud bays of framed walls
  • Wall-to-ceiling or wall-to-floor interfaces
  • Expansion joints in concrete slabs
  • Curtain walls around slab foundations
  • Penetrations for pipes, electrical cables, flues, vents and HVAC ducts
  • Interior doors and other openings between rooms

To learn more about the need for reliable firestopping solutions for your Cincinnati business, call 513-878-6500 or contact Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing online today.

We serve Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and the greater southeastern United States.

Commercial Firestopping Services in the Hamilton & Cincinnati Area

At Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing, we offer several high-performance firestopping solutions for commercial buildings, including:

  • Caulking and sealants: Used to seal around windows, doors and penetrations made for pipes, cables or ductwork, preventing the spread of flames, gases and smoke.
  • Insulation and fire blankets: Made from heat-resistant materials like high-temperature foam, mineral wool or fiberglass, these products prevent the physical spread of fire in walls, ceilings, floors, plenum spaces and more.
  • Mortars: Made from cement or gypsum-based materials, mortar products seal concrete surfaces and the joints between concrete and adjoining surfaces like walls.
  • Intumescent coatings: Applied like paint, intumescent coatings protect things like exposed beams, columns and other structural components with a material that chars and expands with heat, creating an insulating layer.

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Why Choose Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing for Firestopping Products?

It takes an experienced team to select the best firestopping products for your application and install them correctly to fully protect your building. At Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing, we have nearly 40 years of experience, allowing you to rest assured knowing the job was done right. We offer superior service and professional results with every visit.

Call 513-878-6500 today or contact us online to schedule commercial firestopping services anywhere in Cincinnati, OH.

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