Saving Lives with Fire Sprinklers

While many of the benefits of having a fire sprinkler system in your building are obvious, you should not overlook just how much of a difference one of these systems can make when it comes to saving lives. In many cases, firefighters will not be able to arrive on the scene for 10-15 minutes, if… Read more »

How to Inspect Your Sprinkler System

Having a fire sprinkler system installed in your building is one of the best ways to ensure your property and everyone inside are protected in the event of a fire. We hope that you will never have to use your sprinkler system, but should a fire start it is important that your sprinklers work correctly…. Read more »

Fire Sprinklers Save Lives

Fire sprinkler systems are used in commercial buildings in order to save property, but they are used in residential buildings in order to save lives. The Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department in Tennessee was reminded of that on Sunday, December 14, when a vacant house caught fire. The fire started in the attic, which is… Read more »

Rules Too Strict on Fire Sprinklers

A city in Vermont recently discovered that they aren’t allowed to have stricter fire codes than the state currently allows. Ridgefield has had a code that requires fire sprinklers on all houses that reach 7,500 square feet or more, and they have stuck to that code for years. Recently however, that code was discovered to… Read more »

A Single Sprinkler Saving Lives

It’s not every day that you get to see sprinklers saving lives, but occasionally the news will pick up on it, or it will happen around you and then you get to see just how much these devices have protected people over the years; sometimes even without the need of a firefighter to report to… Read more »

Is Your Sprinkler System Ready for Winter?

Proper maintenance now can help you avoid inconvenient and potentially costly freeze-ups once the temperature falls. Almost every building in the United States is subject to severe winter weather and that is especially true here in the NY Metro area. Last winter we some some record breaking temperatures and had one of the coldest winters… Read more »