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Astoria Fire Sprinkler Service

Corroded and Rusted Sprinkler Valve

Home and business owners are responsible for maintaining installed fire sprinkler systems and service them in accordance with safety, building and fire codes in Astoria. Federal, State, OSHA, Insurance Companies and NFPA standards and codes provide guidelines for sprinkler system service and maintenance, schedules for the frequency of required test and inspections for installed private fire service mains, fire sprinklers, fire hydrants, standpipe systems, fire suppression systems, meters, water flow detector check valves, single check valves, anti-water hammer check valves, surge arresters, backflow preventers, fire department pumper connections, fire hose connections, FDC outlets, valves, fire pumps, water tanks and water towers.

 

Servicing fire sprinkler systems ensures installed fire sprinklers respond to fires and that fire hydrants or standpipe systems available to the fire department enabling firefighters to connect fire hoses to FDC outlets and fire hose connections to aid in extinguishing, suppressing or containing the rapid spread of fire. Being prepared for a fire emergency and having your fire protection system ready to operate at all times should be an imperative. You do not want the Astoria fire department and its firefighters to connect to fire hose connections and fire department connections and have lack pressure, supply or availability of water.

Fire Sprinkler Service

Remember fire sprinkler systems are generally the first responder to incidents of fire hazards, explosion or fire. Keeping fire sprinkler systems serviced and ready for operation at all times aid you in fighting fires helping you save lives and property from fire incidents.

Fire Sprinkler Service Tests

Additional information can be found with the link to the left regarding field tests and fire sprinkler services by the United States Fire Administration (USFA).

Astoria Fire Sprinkler Tests and Inspections

Tests and inspections that are completed on fire sprinkler systems are a very important part of the service, care and maintenance of installed fire protection systems. Fires are unpredictable, emergencies happen fire protection systems are only available to extinguish, suppress or contain fire if all devices are properly operating.

The testing and inspection of fire sprinkler systems helps to certify or reassure that all installed fire protection systems are available for operation at all times. All installed fire sprinkler tests and inspections should be completed by actively licensed fire sprinkler companies in Astoria.

Fire Sprinkler Head Corrosion

During tests and inspections technicians may discover there are repairs that need to be completed prior to certifying the fire sprinkler system is operational. As you can see in the diagram to the right, where fire sprinkler heads become corroded, possibly frozen and inoperable in times of emergency. Above there is a rusted valve which can cause fire sprinkler system failure. Top right you see a fire sprinkler damaged by the use of iron pipe to feed sprinkler heads.

Fire Sprinkler Systems

Astoria Fire Sprinklers

Fire Sprinkler Services
Astoria, New York

All installed fire sprinkler systems may require service, maintenance, tests and inspections performed to ensure the system will be readily available for operation in case of an emergency. Any fire sprinkler service should be performed by an actively licensed fire sprinkler company in Astoria.

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NFPA 13
The NFPA standard and codes for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems

NFPA 14
The NFPA standard and codes for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems

NFPA 15
The NFPA standard and codes for Water Spray Fixed Systems for Fire Protection

NFPA 16
The NFPA standard and codes for the Installation of Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems

NFPA 20
The NFPA standard and codes for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection

NFPA 25
The NFPA standard and codes for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

Fire Sprinkler Systems

Fire sprinkler systems are designed to immediately initiate the flow of water, water mist, dry chemical, carbon dioxide (CO2) or similar gas discharge from sprinkler heads in effort to immediately extinguish and/or prevent the fire from spreading.