FireStop is a division of G&M Services and is an FM4991 approved firestop contractor. By combining the concrete coring, drilling, and sawing services of G&M with the firestop installation services of FireStop, we are able to offer a one-stop-shop to our clients, and complete both the cutting and firestop application process more efficiently.
Proper installation of firestop products is critical to ensuring they work properly in the event of a fire or other emergency. Our staff members have more than 25 years of experience and constantly update their training on both firestop installation and safe work practices. Our average employee has been with FireStop for over 5 years. We take pride in our ability to respond to the needs of the job site as they arise and meet our clients’ requirements within the agreed upon timeline.
G&M Services installers are certified with the industry’s major firestop product manufacturers. As part our firestop service, we are able to assess abnormal field conditions and, with the manufacturer’s technical support assistance, provide engineering judgments in a timely fashion to comply with contract specifications.
Our Field Mechanics undergo ongoing training, including mandatory monthly safety meetings, weekly Toolbox Talks where safety and equipment information is shared, and trainings on safe work standards and safety best practices.
Services Performed by FireStop
All FireStop Systems are UL Tested or Engineering Judgments if there is no UL Tested System Available. Our experience with firestop applications and related fire safety services includes:
- Slab Edge Firestop
- Curtain Wall FireStop
- Top of Wall
- Joint FireStop
- Pipe Penetration FireStop
FireStop is Certified by FM Global as an FM4991 Approved Contractor
This FM4991 certification tells our clients they can trust in the quality of our work and the experience of our personnel. The requirements of this certification include Designated Responsible Individuals (DRI) who complete a 2-hour exam focusing on Code and UL Tested Systems in which they need to score 80% or higher, continuing education classes, and the annual audit of our facilities and projects by FM Global. In addition to FM4991, we possess a wide range of industry-recognized certifications, including:
- Membership in the FireStop Contractors International Association FCIA Members
- Installing Specified Technologies (STI), Hilti, and 3M
- Hilti Accredited and a Hilti FireStop Specialty Contractor
- Specified Technologies, Inc. (STI) Certified
- 3M Certified