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Repair & Alterations

Apex Fire Services utilizes manufacturer recommended and NFPA 1851 Standard compliant repair processes and procedures with your safety in mind. We repair ensembles and ensemble elements manufactured by all manufacturers.

Our modern sewing equipment and knowledgeable staff are able to professionally perform all types of repairs and alterations, including:
  • Burn holes, rips and tears
  • Reflective trim and lettering
  • Hardware buttons, snaps, zippers, hooks & Dees
  • Velcro enclosures
  • Leather reinforcements in knee & shoulder pads
  • Custom made pockets
  • Custom alterations of jackets and trousers

Additionally, Apex Fire Services is third party Verified by Intertek ETL independent laboratories to professionally repair and alter all outer shell materials, thermal liner materials and moisture barriers; including Gore Crosstech®, Gore RT 7100, Stedair® 3000 and Stedair® 4000.  View our Verification here.    We are proud to display our verified status and are able to provide our customers a full-service facility by offering specialized testing and repairs:

  • Repair of moisture barrier materials
  • Sealing of moisture barrier materials
Apex Fire Services maintains detailed records as to all work performed on all ensembles and ensemble elements. The NFPA 1851 Standard provides for a “cradle to grave” documentation for all ensembles and ensemble elements, including:
  • Date of advanced cleaning or decontamination
  • Reason(s) for advanced cleaning or decontamination
  • Date of repairs, who performed the repairs and a description of the repair
  • Date and findings of advanced inspections

Barcoding of ensembles and ensemble elements may be required by Apex Fire Services if there is any question as to the original manufacturer serial number or manufacturer label.



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