DID YOU KNOW….
Fire Sprinklers are used more than any other fixed fire protection and there are over 40 million heads fitted around the world each year.
Loses from fires in property adequately protected by sprinkler systems are estimated to be 1/10 of those in unprotected buildings.
In property fully protected by an automatic suppression system :
99% of fires were controlled by sprinklers alone.
60% of fires were controlled by the spray from no more than 4 heads.
SOURCE: EUROPEAN STATISTICS OVER A 10 YEAR PERIOD
A Domestic system is usually smaller in size than a residential and suited to single dwellings such as a family home or apartment. Some HMO properties and guest homes ….
A Residential system is required in property that is used as a shared residence with shared access and living space, this applies to homes for the elderly, care homes….
Fire Alarm Systems
In the UK every year on average the Fire Service responds to over 600,000 fire and false alarm call outs and tragically in the last 10 years on average there have been over …..
Before purchasing extinguishers it is imperative that you look closely at the different models to choose from as no single type of extinguisher is totally effective against ….
Fire Doors and Glazing
Our joiners will fully install your fire doors or upgrade your existing doors to a 30 min or 1 hour rating, all our doors come with intumescent strips and closers ….
Fire Sprinkler Maintenance
Here at H2O we dont just offer annual service and maintenance on systems we install but can offer inspections, services and any maintenance needed to any other….
There have been no multiple deaths in the UK as a result of a blaze in a dwelling protected by a working sprinkler system.
We supply all trades required at very competitive rates meaning far less complication, time and cost to our clients.
Reports of water damage from fires in buildings with automatic suppression are often exaggerated. Only the heads over a fire that starts actually open.
A valuable item sprayed with water from a sprinkler head as it puts out a fire can usually be recovered or restored. One that is burnt to a cinder and flushed down the drain by a fire hose is another matter!
Sprinklers opening by accident is almost unheard of and approximately 1 in 16 million heads are found to be defective.