• Follow the steps below to check if your fire extinguisher is still ready for use in case of a fire.
  • You should do these checks at least twice a year.
  • This step-by-step guide is meant for fire extinguishers used in domestic situations.

Step 1

  • The pressure gauge on your extinguisher should always be in the green zone.
  • Red zones mean the pressure is either too low or too high.

Step 2

  • Even if your pressure gauge is in the green area, please perform the steps below.
  • Gently place your fire extuinguisher upside down and leave it like this for approx. 30 seconds.

Step 3

  • Turn it around again, and leave it standing upright for several minutes.
  • After some time has passed, please check if the pressure gauge is still in the green zone.
  • If so, your fire extinguisher is ready for use in case of a fire.

Step 5

  • If your gauge is in the red zone, please replace your fire extinguisher or have it refilled at a certified company.