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Why install domestic fire sprinklers when I’ve got smoke alarms

Domestic fire sprinklers are rescuing family belongings and homes from devastation and should be as widespread as smoke alarms as a precautionary measure in protecting property and belongings.

Yes, smoke alarms are an important warning for occupants when a house fire starts and provides valuable time to escape the building. The building however cannot escape the ravishes of fire, once it takes hold, and even when the fire rescue services arrive, there is sometimes very little that can be done if the fire is raging.

The emotional and financial devastation that fire causes families and individuals is unimaginable. Often irreplaceable items and memories are destroyed and homes are devastated and lost forever.

The destruction of fire can and would be significantly reduced as shown by a number of recent fires which have been reported where domestic fire sprinklers stopped the fire at the point of ignition.

One of which broke out in a housing association property in Chelmsford, Essex on the 12th may 2014. It is reported that a fire started in a lower bunk bed, in a first floor bedroom of a two storey terraced house. Upon being alerted, the occupier tackled the fire with saucepans of water but the heat and fire continued. Once heat from the fire rose, it activated one sprinkler head positioned in the bedroom. It is understood that no fire-fighting action was needed by attending crews due to the actions of the occupier and the sprinkler system.

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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!
David
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.
Roxy
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!!!
Music N Videoz
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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