Fire Escape Inspection & Maintenance Services

$125.00
per ESCAPE
with
DROP LADDER

$125.00

Includes all of the below

$60.00
per ESCAPE
without
DROP LADDER

$60.00

Includes all of the below except maintenance / testing of drop ladder

Our inspection and maintenance services includes:

 

  • Check ladders ways and platforms are free of obstructions

  • Check all fire escape fasteners are tight from roof to lowest platform

  • Report any rust forming on the fire escape system

  • Report any exterior wall penetrations that need to be sealed around support beams and anchor bolts

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  • Bristle-brush clean moving joints of drop ladders  

  • Lower, inspect and raise drop ladders

  • Inspect locking/release mechanism and retracting cable  

  • Complete lubrication of all moving joints and the retracting cable

A digital camera is used to photo document areas of concern, and images will be emailed.

 

An Inspection Certificate is generated for your records and/or submittal to City Housing or Fire Department inspections, and Insurance Companies. 

 

Escape Artists provides a 1-year warrantee on Workmanship and Materials.

 

To schedule an inspection service visit, please email us

or

call us directly with any questions or comments.

We charge $1.00 per mile to properties beyond the San Francisco city borders. 

Bay Bridge ($6.00) Toll charge will also be applied.

 

A schedule of approximate round trip mileage charges as follows:

SF – Oakland            = $ 30.00

SF – Berkeley           = $ 36.00

SF – Burlingame       = $ 40.00

SF – San Mateo        = $ 46.00

SF – Redwood City   = $ 54.00

ADDITIONAL RELATED SERVICES

The marine air of the Bay Area is tough on fire escapes and drop ladders!

Below are valuable services, capable of making the escapes and drop ladders SAFER, longer lasting, and easier to use in an emergency.

$170.00
DROP LADDER
RETRACTING
CABLE CHANGE

$170.00

New 316-type stainless steel cable replacement with new galvanized steel clamp installed on the drop ladder

drop ladder retracting cable change
$250.00
COLD GALVANIZING SERVICE FOR ACCORDIAN DROP LADDERS

$250.00

- Wire brush all of the drop ladder rivets, retaining washers and cotter pins 

- Clean and apply cold galvanizing primer and two coats of light grey enamel

Cold Galvanizing Service for Accordian Drop Ladders
$55.00
REPLACEMENT DROP LADDER INSTRUCTION PLACARD

$55.00

Installation of a new galvanized instruction placard with "S" hooks for the fire escape drop ladder

$50.00
REPLACEMENT DROP LADDER SAFETY CHAIN

$50.00

Installation of a new 3/16" galvanized link chain connected at one end with new galvanized bolt set and a large stainless steel "S" hook at the other end

$200.00
NEW DETACHABLE CRANK HANDLE WITH "HOLSTER"

$200.00

New galvanized Detachable Crank Handle with PVC pipe "holster" mounted with 2 S.S. clamps

$50.00
Re-inspections due to circumstances beyond our control and retracting deployed drop ladders