Residental Fire Sprinkler System Annual Inspection

Annual - 5 Year - 10 Year Inspections

A home fire occurs every 90 seconds. There are 363,000 fires in home structures each year which lead to about 2,720 civilian deaths in homes. Residential fire sprinklers are very effective when installed and properly maintained. Installation of these systems is imperative and often once a sprinkler system is installed into a home, its maintenance is equally important.

We Service the Lake Tahoe Area CA & Nevada as well the the Carson Valley

What Do Fire Sprinkler Inspections and Tests Include?

(This is a basic over view a 8-page report will be produced for your records.)

A fire sprinkler system inspection and test will include a complete examination and testing of all equipment included in your system. Accordance with state CA/NV and local Fire Departments and to NFPA 13, 13D & 25. The components inspected include sprinkler heads, control valves, piping, and triggers, and the technician will test that your trigger system functions and adequate pressure builds in response. The antifreeze will be tested for quality and calculated the freezing temperature.

What is NFPA?

The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) is a global, non-profit organization that promotes safety standards, education, training, and advocacy on fire and electrical-related hazards. Established in 1896 as a way to standardize the use of fire sprinkler systems, the NFPA’s scope grew to include building design, rescue response, electrical codes, and other safety concerns.

What is NFPA 13D

NFPA 13D is the Standard for The Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes.  This document provides requirements for the installation of residential sprinkler systems.  Chapter 12 of this document outlines the requirements for inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) of these systems.