When there is a fire, you have a very small amount of time to react before things could be catastrophic. In order to combat the naturally extreme conditions, you should consider installing an effective sprinkler system.
Why Do You Need A Fire Sprinkler System?
A fire sprinkler system is not a first line of defense. It doesn’t prevent a fire from starting, but it can defend against a fire spreading. An effective sprinkler system will attempt to put out any existing fires and by wetting the surrounding areas, prevent the fire from spreading too quickly. This will hopefully give everyone in the building enough time to escape and await the first response team.
Who Needs A Sprinkler System?
Quite a few new building codes require sprinkler systems in order to meet requirements. That includes any residential location within fire territory, all buildings with more than two units, any facility that people are cared for in, any townhome, and any public building. If you fall under this category, you should start thinking about which type of sprinkler you would want.
What Types Of Sprinklers There Are?
There is the classic wet sprinkler system that sprays water when it is triggered. This kind of system is ideal for anywhere that oil fires are unlikely to happen. Water sprinkler systems are not recommended for facilities at risk of oil fires because water will make the fire worse. Then there is a dry sprinkler system that sprays fire-resistant powder to reduce the fire’s ability to spread. This system is good for spaces like kitchens, and locations like museums and art galleries where water could damage the property.
How Much Does A Sprinkler System Cost?
How much a sprinkler system costs will depend on a number of different things, including the type of sprinkler system you want, how many sprouts the sprinkler system has, and how much of an area the system needs to cover. For an accurate quote on your sprinkler system, contact the Mountain Fire Protection team today.
Now you know why you need a sprinkler system, how much a sprinkler system costs in British Columbia, and what impacts the cost, it’s time to look for a credible company to install your new system. Call and speak to a representative at Mountain Fire Protection today for your free estimate! Our team has been in business since 2006 and values each of our customers. Our teams are available for maintenance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year! You are always protected and we are always on call!