One among the most important items for your home, office, boat, or any other property, and one that usually gets overlooked far too often, is a good fire extinguisher. There is nothing that can keep your valuable property safe from fire than a fire extinguisher. Getting one of these items is a smart investment considering the fact that they are very affordable. With a good fire extinguisher on hand, you can have a peace of mind knowing that you can put out any fire on time in case of a fire outbreak.
There are numerous different kinds of fire extinguishers on the market. They are usually labeled with either one or more letters to show the kind of fire they can be used on. Class “A” is for the ordinary stuff such as wood, paper or plastic; class “B” is for oil, gas and similar combustibles; and class “C” is for electrical fires. There are also other classes, including class D for metals, though those are hardly used outside commercial establishments. But, the best fire extinguishers are rated for multiple classes, usually A, B and C. Here is a review of the top 7 best fire extinguisher ratings for sale.
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- 7- Kidde 21005779 Pro 210 Fire Extinguisher
- 6- Kidde Mariner5 Fire Extinguisher with Pressure Gauge
- 5- Amerex B500 ABC Multi-Purpose Fire Extinguisher
- 4- FIAFESA5 – Fire Extinguisher For Gasoline/Oil/Grease/Electrical Fires
- 3- Kidde 466204 Pro 10 MP Fire Extinguisher
- 2- Sea-Doo Fire Extinguisher
- 1- Amerex B260 Fire Extinguisher, Wet Chemical
7- Kidde 21005779 Pro 210 Fire Extinguisher
This lightweight multipurpose fire extinguisher is perfect for both home and office use. The rechargeable ABC unit is a fairly affordably option for its size without sacrificing on durability and the build quality. This unit comes with a metallic head and a powder coated aluminum cylinder for protection against corrosion. It comes with a pressure gauge to allow for quick status check, thereby ensuring that the unit is always ready to use. This fire extinguisher is large enough for most small fires, but lightweight enough for most people to use it comfortably.
6- Kidde Mariner5 Fire Extinguisher with Pressure Gauge
This fire extinguisher is specially designed for marine applications. It uses a non-toxic dry chemical agent that’s effective against grease, oil, gas, and electrical fires. The unit features a pin gauge and corrosion-resistant valve. This easy-to-operate unit is USCG ( U.S Coast Guard) approved when fitted with the supplied mounting bracket. To use it, simply pull the pin, aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, and then squeeze the handle.
5- Amerex B500 ABC Multi-Purpose Fire Extinguisher
This 5-pound multi-purpose fire extinguisher comes with wall brackets. The unit is perfect for use on class A, B, and C fires. It chemically insulates the class “A” fires by melting at about 350 degrees Fahrenheit and coats the surface to which it’s applied. It suppresses and breaks the chain reactions of the class “B” fires and won’t conduct electricity back to the operator. The unit is perfect for workshops, garage, home, apartments, and businesses.
4- FIAFESA5 – Fire Extinguisher For Gasoline/Oil/Grease/Electrical Fires
This compact fire extinguisher is specially designed for cars, trucks and other vehicles. The unit is effective against fires caused by flammable liquids and electrical equipment. It comes with an easy-to-read extinguisher pressure check button for checking the pressure. If the button pops back up, it means that the unit is full and ready to be used. The unit comes with a heavy-duty mounting bracket to help keep it secure. Its compact design makes it easy to store in your car trunk.
3- Kidde 466204 Pro 10 MP Fire Extinguisher
This rechargeable ABC multipurpose unit is perfect for your home and commercial fire-suppression needs. The dry chemical fire extinguisher contains mono ammonium phosphate and can handle all the three classes of fire. It comes with a clear step-by-step instruction label to help ensure effective use in case of a crisis. It also comes with a reliable and easy-to-read pressure gauge to simplify inspections.
2- Sea-Doo Fire Extinguisher
The USCG approved fire extinguisher is specially designed for boat use, but can also be used for other purposes. It contains a non-toxic extinguishing agent that’s perfect for fires caused by oil, grease and electricity. The powder-coated aluminum cylinder provides great protection against corrosion and the mounting bracket helps secure it in place.
1- Amerex B260 Fire Extinguisher, Wet Chemical
This unit provides great fire-fighting capacity and cooling effect to help fight very hot and difficult kitchen fires. It contains a mixture of potassium citrate and potassium acetate that’s very effective in suppressing the fires involving cooking fats and oils, like corn oil, olive oil, sunflower oil, lard, and grease. The unit comes with a spray nozzle to make sure the agent is gently applied to the burning oil, thereby preventing splashing.