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Secret Benefits of Tin Ceiling Tiles: Fire Protection and Home Safety

February 19, 2014

You know the beauty and ambiance that tin tiles provide which is probably what drew you to them in the first place, but did you also know that they’re extremely fire resistant? With more than 2,500 people killed per year in residential fires, when you undergo a home remodel, it’s important to consider the safety of the materials you’re choosing for your family, pets and loved ones. One common misconception is that any home not made out of concrete, glass, stucco, gypsum (drywall), or brick are susceptible to residential fires, but in reality, fire-resistant materials like tin are rated in respect for how long they take to burn, giving occupants plenty of time to escape if something were to go awry....