Wet Pipe Fire Sprinkler Systems

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How Exactly Do They Work? Fire sprinklers are a part of a vital system that help protect your building against fire. They are a part of a complicated system and they can become even more complicated because there are numerous different types of systems. Fire sprinkler systems include: Wet Pipe Systems Dry Pipe Systems Deluge Systems Pre-action Systems Foam Water … Read More

Hanging Items Off of Your Fire Sprinkler System

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Are Your Fire Sprinkler Heads Obstructed? Fire Sprinkler Systems look industrial, but they can be very delicate. The pipes and heads that make up your system need to be treated with care in order to ensure that they are fully functional. Per NFPA 25 5.2.1.1.1 and 5.2.2.2 items cannot be hung off of fire sprinkler pipe or heads. Hanging items … Read More

Painted Fire Sprinkler Heads and Concealed Escutcheons

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Are You in Compliance? Fire sprinkler systems are a very important tool in protecting your property against fire. But, aesthetically the fire sprinkler heads and concealed escutcheons (cover plates) are sometimes not the most beautiful things to look at. It is common for people to want to paint their fire sprinklers or cover plates to blend into their ceilings. But … Read More

The Importance of Five Year Inspections

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Is The Fire Sprinkler System in Your Building Five Year Certified? Fire Sprinkler Systems are very important when it comes to protecting you and your property against fire. Your Fire Sprinkler System should receive Quarterly and Annual Inspections from your fire sprinkler company. Every five years, your Fire Sprinkler System should receive a special Five Year Inspection. This Five Year … Read More

Fire Sprinkler Fitter Certification

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What Does the Fire Sprinkler Fitter Certification Mean for You and Your Company The office of the California State Fire Marshal has a new law going into effect. This law now requires all fire sprinkler journeymen to hold a Fire Sprinkler Fitter Certification card. Because of this, anyone who installs water based fire protection systems will be required to hold … Read More