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Specializing in custom new homes/renovations and hydronic in-floor heating since 1979
Specializing in custom new homes/renovations and hydronic in-floor heating since 1979
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ABOUT RESIDENTIAL FIRE SPRINKLERS

Community Mandates

A growing number of communities across the country are rapidly changing their building codes to mandate the use of residential fire sprinklers. Why are these communities changing their codes? Because residential fire sprinkler systems: protect the lives of homeowners and firefighters prevent property damage from fire and water reduce the cost of providing public services such as fire stations or more fire fighters offer a fire solution for remote, difficult-to-access developments Uponor Residential Fire Sprinklers Fire sprinklers have mostly been designed for commercial applications but now uponor has designed a system that makes it cost effective and easy to install in residential homes. This system ties into your domestic water lines that are already surrounding your house, reducing installation costs and eliminating backflow devices that would have to be serviced annually.

Advantages

Protects your family Reduced fire insurance premiums by 5-25% Reduced property damage Activated by heat, not smoke ICost effective as we tie into domestic waterlines Each sprinkler head is independent from the rest

Fire Facts

The smoke and gases produced by a fire can kill you. If you breathe these gases while you’re sleeping, you may never wake up. If you breathe them while you are awake, you may become dizzy, disoriented and die. Most fire related deaths occur at night, while family members are asleep. Cooking is the primary cause of residential fires. Each year, fire kills more Canadians than all natural disasters combined. Your home is ten times more likely to have a fire than be burglarized. Every year, around 5,000 people die from residential fires, and 75% of those deaths are from inhaling smoke. Adults in the age group between 65 and 75 have a fire death rate twice that of the national average. Careless Smoking is the leading cause of fire deaths.
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