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4 Questions to Ask a Domestic Sprinkler System Installer


No matter whether you want a commercial or a residential sprinkler system installed on your property, you will need the very best fire sprinkler installers on the job. Like most services, it is always best to do your research before you commit, as you could end up with a botched system or faulty plumbing. A trusted, experienced fire sprinkler company will have case studies and testimonials on you to base your opinions on. So, if you’re looking for domestic sprinkler systems, sprinkler heads or a system for your commercial property, there are certain factors that you need to remember.

Here at RAD Fire Sprinklers, we have years of experience in installing residential sprinkler systems across the Southeast, taking on large-scale projects to satisfy all of our client’s needs. Fire sprinkler systems are the most effective forms of fire suppression, but what questions should you ask your fire sprinkler installers before committing?

What Accreditations Do You Have?

Accreditation is an independent, third-party assessment of standards within a company, and how equipped and competent they are to perform an activity or hold a certain status. A company that is accredited can display how dedicated and professional they are, giving customers confidence that you are the best business to carry out their required services. 3rd party accreditation in the fire residential sprinkler industry includes IFC and FIRAS.
3rd party accreditations can also give the business confidence in themselves that they are providing an industry-standard job. Most accreditation providers are regulated by UKAS for extra reassurance. Here at RAD Fire Sprinklers, we have 3rd party accreditation provided by FIRAS and IFC. You can find out more on our accreditations page here.

Are The Domestic Sprinkler System Fitters Suitably Trained?

Anyone who installs a fire sprinkler system must be fully trained and at a competent enough level to ensure everything is carried out meticulously. Fire sprinkler systems are checked annually, so they must be fitted well to avoid any issues arising in the future. A domestic sprinkler system that has been installed badly won’t make itself known until it is time to expel water. If the sprinkler system is not working effectively, the property could be severely damaged and there could be a threat to life.
Always ask how the sprinkler system installers have been trained to ensure that you are getting the very best service possible. Fire sprinkler companies will usually provide on-site training for their staff and register them with the Residential Sprinkler Association (RSA) or BAFSA.

What Area Do They Specialise In?

Domestic sprinkler systems and commercial sprinklers have very little in common in terms of layout and design, and different disciplines are put in place to ensure they are working optimally. If you want a particular type of sprinkler system installed, check that the company you are considering is experienced in the design, layout and elements that make the system work. Residential fire sprinklers are designed for homes, whereas commercial systems are for larger-scale buildings.
We specialise in domestic sprinkler systems for homes and apartment buildings across the Southeast. You can view our various case studies here.

Know Your Quote

Once you have decided on the company that will install your sprinkler systems, ask them for a quote before you fully commit to their services. It never hurts to ask around for the best possible price. Prices differ based on which component you will need and how many sprinkler heads are required. The size of your building also plays a part. There are various sprinkler heads available and concealed sprinkler heads are recommended for homes to blend in with the decor.

Domestic Sprinkler System

If you would like to receive a bespoke quote from our qualified domestic sprinkler system installers, please give us a call on 01892 680 090. Alternatively, you can fill out our online form here. You can follow us on social media here

Mist system was a great solution for our renovation needs and them team at RAD have been great. Always communicated clearly and been on hand to discuss over the phone as needed. Would highly recommend!
09:32 17 Jul 22
I have used RAD for a couple of projects and found them to be good to deal with. They did a pair of 3 storey open plan houses and seven three and four story town houses. The sprinklers were to improve fire safety, allow more flexible space and comply with building regulations. The sprinklers were far more cost effective than the mist type systems and look very discrete when installed.
Paul Jeary
15:50 11 Jul 22
It has been a pleasure to deal with RAD for installation of fire sprinklers at our site is Sevenoaks. They were fast, professional, working to time and quote, which made it easy to work with them.
Katrina Horobin
12:03 29 Jun 22
My requirement was a bit unusual for RAD in that I wanted a mist system in one room of a rented house. I had no drawings or technical back up. RAD were very helpful and repositioned the unit after the initial installation. Luckily with the help of Sonny, the engineer it all worked out very well.
Simon Gurney
16:16 12 May 22
I have used RAD for the last 10 years for all of my housing developments in need of a sprinkler system. Easy process from start to finish and no issues or problems throughout. Always someone at hand to answer a querie and we have a great working relationship with the team at RAD. Would highly recommend.
15:33 12 May 22
Diligent & a very professional team. A joy to deal with. Will certainly be calling on them to help with many more future schemes.
Jason Tema
22:17 08 Jul 19
Great team, fitting sprinklers, saving lives & property... What more could you wish for!!!
Colin P
17:53 01 Jul 17
Excellent company & great service... This company rocks! They sprinkle fires & save lives!!!
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07:15 16 Dec 16
As somebody who feels that it should be a necessity for all properties to have fire sprinkler systems, I am a big fan of this company. I have used them numerous times to service my home system and they are very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend their service.
Kate Fraser
09:25 30 Mar 15
One look at Rad Fire Sprinkler's website will tell you that these guys know exactly what they are talking about when it comes to Fire Sprinklers and the legislation surrounding fire safety. A very trustworthy company.
Adam Hudson
16:45 15 Nov 13

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