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4 Reasons Why a Sprinkler System Should be Fitted in All Buildings

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A fire sprinkler system is a legal requirement in buildings over 11m in the UK, including blocks of flats, hotels and commercial properties. These reforms came into place following the tragic aftermath of Grenfell, as it was determined by some that sprinklers could have possibly saved the tower and the lives of the residents. However, some tower blocks are still waiting for those all-important sprinklers to keep them safe. Here at RAD Fire Sprinklers, we believe that all properties could benefit from the extensive protection that a fire sprinkler system brings…

Installing the most reliable sprinkler system heads could make all the difference to your property. In homes, sprinklers won’t just save your property and the lives within it, but they can also increase the value and provide added protection should a fire break out. With sprinkler system maintenance, they can operate optimally for years to come, giving you peace of mind. Fire sprinklers are the perfect choice for all properties, and here’s why.


Sprinkler System Saves Lives

This is the top reason why a sprinkler system should be a necessity in all properties. They are 99% effective, and are the absolute best choice for keeping your property standing and the inhabitants safe. A sprinkler system can work with a smoke alarm to both alert people of a fire and extinguish the flames effectively. Sprinklers detect the heat from a fire and dispense just enough water to extinguish the blaze, saving your property from water damage.

Deaths caused by fires can be reduced by 87%, proving their validity as an effective fire suppression system. From the date of sprinkler system installation, your sprinklers will keep your property safe for years to come. In buildings where a large number of people live, work or spend time, sprinklers can provide reassurance that, should a fire break out, they will be as safe as possible from the damage that fire can bring.


A Sprinkler System Reduces Property Damage

If a fire breaks out in a property with no sprinkler system, the flames can spread to unmanageable levels. Fires can devastate lives, destroying homes and taking away precious items of personal meaning. They can also burn properties to the ground quickly, taking away people’s livelihoods. Also, when the fire department is called, large amounts of water are dispensed from their hoses to put the fire out; even if this saves the property from fire damage, it can flood the property and leave it uninhabitable.

Sprinklers react quickly and can keep fire damage to an absolute minimum. The disruption left by the fire will only be minimal and can be repaired instead of completely destroying entire rooms and buildings. Also, only the sprinklers in the nearest vicinity to the fire will activate, keeping waterlogging to a minimum too.


They’re Better for the Environment

As mentioned in our previous article, sprinkler systems are actually one of the better fire suppression systems for protecting the environment. The carbon emissions released from a fire are damaging, affecting the ecosystem as well as your property. When the fire department releases water to put out the flames, they can end up pumping gallons and gallons of water to help control the blaze. By installing sprinklers, you’re doing your bit for the planet too.


They’re the Best Fire Suppression System – Hands Down

The proof is in the statistics; sprinklers are one of the best ways for properties to control fires. There are also fire mist systems available if you don’t want to dispense too much water and keep water damage to an even lower level. They work to suffocate a fire and displace the oxygen, protecting the structure of the property and people within it. They’re a great investment, and they should be a requirement in all properties in order to save lives and the money of hard-working families and businesses.

To find out more, or to receive a quote, please give us a call on 01892 680 090. Alternatively, you can fill out our online form 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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