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How to Prepare for a Fire

While sprinkler systems are instrumental when it comes to reducing loss of life and property damage in property fires, they are not the only way that you can stay safe. Having a plan is also important in order to ensure you know exactly what to do in the event of a fire. Finding yourself in… Read more »

What to Know about Fire Sprinkler System Freeze-Ups

If you have a fire sprinkler system installed in your residential or commercial property, you and anyone in your building have a much more likely chance of escaping a fire unharmed. Unfortunately, to get the most out of your sprinkler system, some regular maintenance is required. This is never truer than throughout the winter. Like… Read more »

What Is the Connecticut Fire Sprinkler Coalition?

If anyone knows and understands the importance of fire sprinkler systems, besides us of course, it’s firefighters. In fact, firefighters in Connecticut have been urging builders to install sprinklers in newly constructed homes throughout the state. While they haven’t seen a huge amount of success in their efforts so far, there is hope. Recently, a… Read more »

What Is the NFPA?

When we talk about fire prevention and safety design, we automatically think of residential and commercial buildings. However, we rarely stop to consider barn designs. And with barn architecture not having changed a whole bunch over the last 600 years, fire safety design innovations are few and far between. Here are a few things to… Read more »

Installing Sprinkler Systems in Rural Households

Installing fire sprinkler systems in commercial buildings has long been a common practice in much of the world, but similar systems in residential properties are extremely rare. However, increasingly people are calling for fire sprinklers to be installed in rural homes, especially in areas where people live very far away from their nearest fire station…. Read more »