Intumescent coatings are a crucial component of Passive Fire Protection, used in conjunction with other fire protection methods to enhance building safety. An intumescent is a substance that swells when exposed to heat, increasing in volume and decreasing in density. This expansion helps protect structural elements from fire damage by providing an insulating barrier.

Why Choose Intumescent Coatings?

1. Superior Fire Protection Intumescent coatings are designed to protect steel and other structural materials from high temperatures. Without this protection, steel can soften and lose its load-bearing capacity, potentially leading to structural collapse during a fire.

2. Versatile Application Our intumescent spraying services are suitable for a variety of structures, including commercial buildings, industrial facilities, and residential properties. We ensure that our coatings meet national building codes and regulations.

3. Expertise and Compliance At FireSnuff®, we specialize in the application of intumescent coatings. Our team ensures that every installation is compliant with national building codes and laws, providing peace of mind and enhanced safety for your property.

Our Services

  • Intumescent Coating Application: Professional application of intumescent coatings to protect your building’s structural elements.
  • Intumescent Spraying: Advanced spraying techniques to ensure even and effective coverage.
  • Inspection and Maintenance: Regular inspections and maintenance services to keep your fire protection systems in optimal condition.

The Importance of Intumescent Coatings

Using intumescent coatings is vital for maintaining the structural integrity of buildings during a fire. These coatings provide an essential barrier that protects steel and other materials from extreme heat, preventing structural failure and enhancing overall fire safety.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about intumescent coatings or need expert advice on intumescent paint spraying, please contact us at:

Isaac, FireSnuff Specialist

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    FireSnuff® have been recognised across the Nation for their approach towards management. All the Fire Stopping Team are commercially minded with their strategy, always fully competent and goal focussed.


    You can always be certain that FireSnuff® will never carryout any Fire Stopping work unless it is safe to do so. Health and Safety is a key factor for the company. Rest assured you can always rely on the Team to work on a strict schedule. This is always attractive for the large contractors we work with across London and the UK.


    Technology within the industry is always changing. Fire Stopping/Fire Protection on commercial projects require a high level skill set. Our investment in product training ensures we are always able to competently carry out any task.

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