Fire Sprinkler Inspection

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When was the last time your building had a fire sprinkler inspection? Fire sprinklers are a critically important part of every fire protection system, but they need annual inspection in order to ensure that they will be able to keep you protected at all times. If you want to schedule a fire sprinkler inspection, call Expert Fire Engineers today!

Call 080542-09800 to schedule your appointment.

Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspections

It requires that you have annual fire sprinkler inspection in order to keep your building safe. In addition, you should have fire sprinkler inspection every time you:

  • Add a backflow preventer or water meter to your building’s plumbing system
  • Significantly change the occupancy, layout, or use of your building
  • Face changes in public water supply, such as a water shortage

Fire Sprinkler Inspection Process

During your fire sprinkler inspection, our trained professionals will:

  • Visually inspect for  proper orientation, support, and clearance of all sprinkler heads and system piping that are readily viewable and accessible from the floor
  • Perform main drain tests and record results to verify proper water volume and pressure is available for the sprinkler system
  • Lubricate valves
  • Check alarm and supervisory devices to make sure proper annunciation and notification is indicated, if connected to the building alarm system
  • Test flow switches by flowing water from the inspectors test connection
  • Test tamper switches by exercising the valve through the full range of motion and verifying that signals are received at the fire alarm control panel
  • Check fire department connections for proper caps and being unobstructed
  • Check system gauge calibration date and verify the water pressure is adequate
  • Check for proper signage on valves
  • Inspect spare head box for proper inventory of spare sprinkler heads and wrench
  • Verify that all valves are in the proper position and sealed or supervised
  • Verify signals are received at the central monitoring station, if the system is monitored

How to Keep Your Sprinkler Safe Between Inspections

Between fire sprinkler inspections, there are a number of things you can do on your own to keep your fire sprinkler safe:

  • Never paint your fire sprinkler heads
  • Never hang anything from your sprinkler heads
  • Never stack anything within 18 inches of your sprinkler heads
  • Always report damage to your fire sprinkler system to a certified fire protection company
  • Always make sure your control valves are in the open position

 

Call Expert Fire Engineers for Your Fire Sprinkler Inspection

080542-09800