Myths and misconceptions

About Sprinklers----Myths

Automatic sprinklers offer a proven method of providing life and property protection. However, there are many myths and misconceptions about how they actually work. Below are some answers to common questions.

A fire detection system provides enough protection
Water damage from a fire sprinkler system will be more extensive than fire damage
When one sprinkler goes off, won’t they all go off?
Sprinkler systems are not practical in cold climates, the pipes will freeze and cause water damage.
Fire sprinkler systems are expensive to maintain