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Home Fire Sprinklers

Fire sprinklers are mandatory in most new public and multi-residential buildings and are becoming more popular in single family homes.  Home fire sprinklers save lives, reduce property loss and can even cut insurance costs.

Home fire sprinklers dramatically reduce the risk of home fire deaths, as well as decrease fire losses by two-thirds (2/3) over those homes without sprinklers.  There have been no fire deaths in sprinklered homes, while thousands die each year in unsprinklered home fires.  Most fires in sprinklered homes are contained by the operations of just one sprinkler and the water volume is significantly less than a fire department response;  just 10-25 gallons per minute versus 250 gallons per minute from a fire hose.

Recent technology makes fire sprinklers more affordable and easier to install than ever before.  They blend into the interior decor and usually operate off the domestic water supply of the home.

For more information on home fire sprinklers see:


Last Modified:   December 01, 2008

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