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Installing Residential Fire Sprinklers Since 1987

Important Information Regarding Sprinklers:

  • Do not paint sprinkler heads or covers. When painting, protect sprinklers with a bag, which should be removed immediately after painting is finished.
  • Do not Hit, cover (except when painting), obstruct, or hang any object from sprinkler heads. • Do not expose any sprinkler head to heat in an attempt to test it.
  • Do not add any device that may restrict flow or decrease the pressure to the system.
  • Prior to any alteration of the sprinkler system, changes, additions, or removal of partitions or walls, consult a licensed sprinkler contractor.
  • Any sprinkler that is operated, damaged, corroded, painted, covered with foreign materials, or shows signs of leakage shall be replaced with a new listed sprinkler having the same performance characteristics as the original equipment.

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Attic and Drywall Ceiling

Warning About Sprinkler Piping in Attic

Prevent damage to your sprinkler piping by never turning the heat below 50ºF during winter months. Because fire sprinkler pipes are located under insulation, use extreme caution when entering and working in an attic, and do not step directly on pipes. After work is complete, use care to assure that all insulation is returned to its proper place to prevent possible freezing of pipes. Any attic storage or flooring will compress the insulation and reduce its insulating qualities and effectiveness.

Important Information Regarding Sprinkler Piping:

• Do not sit, stand, hang, or lean anything on sprinkler system piping, fittings, or sprinkler heads.
• Do not allow ambient temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit where fire sprinkler system is located. 
• Do not expose CPVC pipe or fittings to open flame, or soldering flux.

• Do not expose CPVC pipe or fittings to incompatible substances, such as cutting oils, non-water based paints, fungicides, insecticides, detergents, building caulks, adhesive tape, flexible wire/cable, spray foam insulation materials, or glycol-based antifreeze fluids.
• Do not ground electrical wiring to the sprinkler system.