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Columbus Fire Sprinkler Maintenance

Corroded and Rusted Sprinkler Valve

Fire sprinkler systems in Columbus require routine maintenance for the system to be readily operated in case of fire. Maintenance of fire sprinkler systems should include following all described tests and inspections of installed private fire service mains, fire sprinklers, fire hydrants, standpipe systems, fire suppression systems, fire hose connections, FDC outlets, valves, fire pumps, water tanks and water towers be completed as described in NFPA standards and codes. Federal, State, OSHA, Insurance Companies or the City of Columbus safety, building and fire codes may have additional tests and inspections that may be required as well.

Fire sprinkler systems can be one of the most effective tools to fight fires and help protect lives, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates fire sprinkler systems can reduce property loss by up to 71%. However fire sprinkler systems are only effective if they work, maintaining installed fire protection systems in Columbus ensures when fires occur that all fire protection systems will operate and function.

Columbus Fire Sprinkler Tests and Inspections

Fire sprinkler systems should be tested and inspected according to Federal, State, OSHA, Insurance Company, NFPA standards and codes and the City of Columbus safety, building and fire codes. Tests and inspections allow technicians the ability to visually inspect all sprinkler systems, standpipe systems, FDC outlets, fire pumps, fire hydrants, fire hose connections and water tanks.

During the course of quarterly (4mo), semi-annual (6mo), annual (1yr), three (3yr), five year (5yr) tests and inspections on all installed fire sprinkler systems, fire sprinkler technicians may discover there are line breaks, faulty sprinkler heads, frozen valves, ruptured or broken lines. Any fire sprinkler systems repairs should be completed immediately, many times you will not receive a certificate of completion if there are outstanding repairs that need to be completed on installed fire sprinkler systems.

Columbus Fire Sprinkler Repairs

Fire Sprinkler Head Obstructions

There are many reasons to have installed fire sprinkler systems repaired, the most important reason to save lives and property from the danger of fire. the sprinkler system may be inoperable if some repairs are not made immediately. Below we list some common reasons for fire sprinkler systems to be repaired in Columbus.

If the fire sprinkler system was tampered with or recently used, fire sprinkler heads painted over, frozen, ruptured or broken pipes, lines or risers, impacts on sprinkler heads, risers & pipes; leaks or an unwanted accumulation of water at outlets. Faulty backflow preventers, frozen swivels, leaky fire hydrants, replacement of sprinkler heads or FDC outlets bad fire pumps or valves. The FDC outlets & fire hose connections which can be exposed to climate and outside conditions may become frozen, bad threads, corroded metal or have obstructions in their protective caps.

Whatever the reason repairs should be completed as soon as you become aware of the problem. During the course of tests and inspections that should be conducted by actively licensed fire sprinkler companies in Columbus, the technicians may note repairs that need to be completed before certificates of completion may be issued.

Fire Sprinkler Systems

Columbus Fire Sprinklers

Fire Sprinkler Services
Columbus, Georgia

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 Columbus.

Fire Sprinkler Services

Fire Sprinkler Costs
Obtain an Estimate
Bid for Service
Designing a System
Annual Tests & Inspections
5 Year Tests & Inspections
Hydrostatic Tests
Flow Tests

The NFPA standard and codes for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems

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

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

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

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

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.