Fire stopping, also known as compartmentation, is a fundamental part of fireproofing. Any opening between compartments around their entry and exit points allow fire to spread. Pipes and cables create some gap which pass through walls and ceilings.

Fire sleeves or Fire stops seal that gap and in the event of fire they expand rapidly and seal the gap.

Fire-resistant material is used to fill the joints and openings between walls and floors. This prevents fire from spreading between compartments in a building. This also prevents smoke and toxic gases from entering to other parts of the building.


Insulation offers means to control the temperature of any building. One of the most effective types of Insulation is spray Foam. No doubt it’s more beneficial but there is something to consider that it poses a strong potential fire hazard. Fireproofing has risen with the rapid increase in popularity of polyurethane foam. By law, you are needed to cover over any exposed polyurethane foam with a thermal barrier whether that be drywall, fire retardant paint and so on.


Fireproofing spray is a protective coating that is applied over spray foam in place of drywall. To create a safe environment for you and your home, our fireproofing facilities can be combined without spray foam. A thermal barrier is required for covering the exposed spray foam by law using either drywall, fireproofing coating, etc. If a fire happens to start in the building, a thermal barrier makes the extremely combustible spray foam less vulnerable to the flames thus potentially protecting your home from succumbing to a devastating fire.


Metro standard insulation is your one- stop service for all your firestopping needs. We bring over 16 years of experience to every project.