Quick facts

About Sprinklers----quick-facts

Have a question about how automatic sprinklers work? Please read below for some of the common questions. If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, please feel free to email us at info@business-sprinkler-alliance.org

How do fire sprinklers work?
What do they look like when installed? Can they be concealed?
Can fire sprinklers only be installed in new buildings?
Are sprinklers activated by smoke?
How reliable are fire sprinklers?
Do sprinklers ever go off accidentally?
Are there insurance benefits for installing a fire sprinkler system?
How much do they cost?
Are sprinklers expensive to maintain?
Doesn't a fire detection system provide enough protection?
Won't water damage from a fire sprinkler system be more extensive than fire damage?
When one sprinkler goes off, won’t they all go off?
Aren't sprinkler systems impractical in cold climates as the pipes will freeze and cause water damage?