Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Frequently Asked Questions:

If I already have smoke detectors in my house, is it worth it to install a sprinkler system.

  • Smoke alarms alert occupants the the presence of danger but do nothing to extinguish the fire. Sprinkler systems respond quickly to reduce heat, flames and smoke from a fire. Smoke detectors reduce the risk of dying in a fire by about one-third while sprinkler systems reduce the risk of dying by about 80%

If I live in New England, will my pipes freeze and cause water damage in the winter?

  • With proper installation, sprinkler systems will not freeze in cold settings. NFPA 13 identifies guidelines on proper installation to avoid pipe freezing.

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