Frequently Asked Questions
 

Q: In the event of a fire do all the sprinklers operate at once?

No, only the fire sprinkler closest to the fire will operate. They are activated by heat and neither smoke or a smoke alarm will cause the sprinklers to activate.


Q: Can smoke activate sprinkler heads?

No, sprinklers are activated by heat only.


Q: Are fire sprinklers expensive?

Not if you hire a quality fire sprinkler contractor like Foothill Fire Protection, Inc.

Q: Will our fire sprinklers leak?

No, only the fire sprinkler closest to the fire will operate. They are activated by heat and neither smoke or a smoke alarm will cause the sprinklers to activate.


Q: I am building a new home, do I need fire sprinklers?

Yes, as of January 2011, any new residentially occupied structure requires fire sprinklers.


Q: How much do residential fire sprinklers cost?

Come in, give us a plan, and we will give you a free quote!