With the vast array of fire extinguisher cabinets to choose from in today's market, it is essential to choose a model that meets your needs and matches the design and decor of your building. One of the key elements when deciding to purchase a fire extinguisher cabinet, is how you will mount the cabinet.
Most fire extinguisher cabinets come in one of three mounting types. The mounting type is just how it sounds, it is a term used to describe the way that you will mount your fire extinguisher cabinet onto a wall.
The three most common ways to mount a fire extinguisher cabinet are:
- Surface mounted
Now let's take a look at the second option, semi-recessed mounted:
Semi-recessed – A semi-recessed fire extinguisher cabinet, is a cabinet that only partially protrudes from the wall or mounting surface. Depending on the depth of your wall or mounting surface you may need to use a semi-recessed fire extinguisher cabinet.
Because of their ability to meet certain safety standards, semi-recessed fire extinguisher cabinets are quickly becoming the most popular option in the industry. Even though a portion of the wall or mounting surface must be removed to fit these fire extinguisher cabinets, they can be placed into walls that are not sick enough to accommodate a fully recessed fire extinguisher cabinet.