Common Fire Sprinkler Myths
There are many myths associated with domestic fire sprinklers. These myths lead to many homeowners and residential property owners choosing to ignore the many safety benefits that fire sprinklers can provide.
Ignoring the benefits of fire sprinklers is very risky and when an there is an outbreak of fire, there won't be anything to help protect you or your property. Our fire sprinklers are highly efficient and are installed by specialist installers. Give us a call today on 02036 750541 and speak with our professionals who are on hand to provide you with any information you need.
Below you will see just some of the fire sprinkler myths and the actual facts that dispute these.
Myth: They cause water damage
The Truth: Significant tests have revealed that damage caused by water from a sprinkler system is comprehensively less than damage caused by the water from a fire brigade's hose.
Myth: Sprinkler heads will leak
The Truth: Domestic fire sprinkler systems are under the same pressure as the plumbing system but are tested at two to three times higher pressure during the installation process.
Myth: Sprinkler systems may go off accidentally
The Truth: Put it this way, you have more chance of winning the lottery than your sprinkler system going off! In fact, scientific research has shown the probability of this happening is only one in 16 million.
Myth: If one sprinkler goes off, they all will
The Truth: Our domestic fire sprinkler systems are designed to react to temperatures in each room individually. Data has proven that usually one sprinkler will control a developing fire.
If you would like to know more about any fire sprinkler myths and the actual truths behind them, please do not hesitate to contact one of our helpful and friendly engineers about our fire sprinkler installation.