Winterizing your fire sprinkler system is an essential component of any homeowner’s winterizing plans. Even in the dead of winter, it can be a good idea to check in on your fire sprinkler system
to ensure you don’t run into any hazardous issues as the cold winter comes barreling down. Here are some important things to consider as the winter continues to go through.
Test Your Fire Sprinkler System
One of the best things to do when it comes to making sure that your fire sprinkler system is in proper working order is to test and inspect it. Take the time to examine your sprinkler system every winter to ensure that a dangerous fire event does not happen to your home. When it comes to what to look for when checking your fire sprinkler systems, there is a lot to consider. Ideally, you’ll be able to check the water storage tank heaters for proper operation wherever they are present in your home. You will also want to figure out if the heat tracing in all intact and properly operating- this will include monitoring your systems- precisely the heat trace systems.
What To Check In Your Dry Pipe And Pre-Action Systems
When it comes to the dry and pre-action systems, there are other essential things to note. Be sure to check out all the dry pipe and pre-action systems to ensure that there is no flooding. Also, you’ll also want to be sure to drain every single one of the low point removes you have. Tapping will involve paying particular attention to all the areas that are outside of your home or building like a pimp room.
Remember About AntiFreeze
During the winter, you’ll want to keep your pipes wet instead of frozen. Adding an antifreeze loop to keep your fire sprinkler system pipes from freezing in areas where temperatures can dip significantly is a great way to protect your fire sprinkler system during the brutal months.
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