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Fire Sprinkler Design, Installation & Inspections in Northern CA

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It only takes a few minutes for a fire to cause irrevocable damage to your home or business, and all too often, it happens in such a way that human response is limited. If a fire breaks out right in front of you, you may be able to douse it quickly with a fire extinguisher, but what if you’re asleep in your home, it’s the result of an accident after hours at work, or the fire expands so quickly that someone is trapped?

This is where automated fire protection solutions such as fire sprinklers play a critical role. By removing the need for human intervention and automating a decisive response, you can protect your home or business against any fire threat. As an expert fire sprinkler company Foothill Fire Protection has the tools and experience necessary to provide any home or business with the protection you need.

Ready to learn more about our fire sprinkler services? Call Foothill Fire Protection today at 916-663-3582 or contact us online to discuss your needs with our experts today!

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Sprinkler System Design & Installation Services

A fire sprinkler system isn’t something you can buy and install without any thought. Coverage must be carefully tailored to the size, layout, and specific needs of a building, whether that’s a massive office building, a small restaurant kitchen, or your family home.

The team at Foothill Fire Protection will work with you to design a tailored fire sprinkler system that meets local fire codes and satisfies your safety needs, special considerations, and budget. We offer complete design and installation services for:

  • Wet pipe sprinkler systems
  • Dry pipe sprinkler systems
  • Deluge sprinkler systems
  • Pre-action sprinkler systems
  • And more

Sprinkler Repair & Maintenance Services

Already have fire sprinklers but need to make sure they’re working correctly? At Foothill Fire Protection, our repair and maintenance services will ensure you have a system that you can rely upon when something goes wrong. Our team of technicians will identify and resolve any problem that may be affecting your fire sprinklers, including:

  • Faulty sprinkler heads
  • Pipe leaks
  • Leaking standpipes
  • Faulty valves or controls
  • Low system pressure or flow
  • Faulty fire pumps
  • Corrosion or debris in the lines
  • Clogs or sediment accumulation
  • Faulty backflow preventers

If you’d like to request repairs or general maintenance for a sprinkler system in Sacramento, Northern California, or the Bay Area, call 916-663-3582 or contact us online.

Sprinkler Testing & Inspection Services

Inspections and testing are critical if you want a system that you can rely upon in an emergency, even before considering your obligations under local fire codes. With testing and inspection services from Foothill Fire Protection, you can have our expert team analyze every component of your fire sprinkler system, looking for problems such as:

  • Painted or damaged sprinkler heads
  • Covered sprinkler heads
  • Lack of clearance around sprinkler heads
  • Pipe leaks or corrosion
  • Faulty valves or controls
  • Damaged standpipes
  • Faulty fire pumps

We also perform standard tests, such as trip tests on your valves and function and flow tests on the fire pump

Need to schedule a fire sprinkler inspection in Northern California? Contact us today!

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Why Choose Foothill Fire Protection?

Foothill Fire Protection stands proudly as a leading fire protection and prevention service provider in Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. We bring equipment and experience that few competitors can offer to every job. Our company features:

  • Over 25 years of professional experience
  • Friendly, highly skilled technicians
  • Services customized to meet your needs
  • Installations that are completed on time and below budget
  • An unwavering commitment to safety

Need to schedule fire sprinkler services for your home or business in Sacramento, Northern California, or the Bay Area? Call 916-663-3582 today or contact us online.

Frequently Asked Questions About Fire Sprinklers

Fire sprinklers respond to reaching a particular temperature that indicates a fire, typically 135 to 165 degrees Fahrenheit. They do not respond to smoke.
In your typical sprinkler design, a fusible piece blocks the flow of water from the sprinkler head and will either melt or break upon reaching the sprinkler’s trigger point.

Sprinklers don’t all go off in response to one going off the way they do in movies. A localized fire will likely trigger one or two sprinklers to start spraying water. Other sprinklers will remain blocked by unbroken fusible elements, preventing unnecessary water damage.

Because fire sprinklers only go off in response to actual fires, it’s safe to assume that the water damage caused by sprinklers will always be less than the damage caused by said fire.
Sprinklers might soak a single room, but the fire they extinguish could have spread to other rooms or even the whole building and reduced your home’s or business’s belongings to ash. Fire sprinklers also significantly reduce the loss of life seen in buildings without working sprinkler systems.
If you operate a manufacturing facility, warehouse, or hospital, fire suppression systems can achieve similar results with chemicals like FM-200, preventing any water damage to critical equipment and computers. Work with a professional fire protection company to determine the right fire suppression system for your commercial property’s needs.

It’s extremely rare for fire sprinklers to go off by accident, as they’re generally set up with fusible elements that only respond to temperatures that would indicate a fire.
When fire sprinklers do go off unintentionally, it almost always occurs due to human error or malicious acts, intentional exposure of the sprinkler head to high heat, accidental or negligent damage of the sprinkler head breaking the fusible element, etc.
Simple failures within normal operations are almost completely unheard of, especially with proper maintenance and testing.

What Our Clients Are Saying

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-Lisa G.

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-Amanda S, Sacramento

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-Jennifer M, Lincoln

I’ve had the pleasure of having Scott come to my home twice now under a not so good circumstance but he’s such a terrific guy that his visit almost makes it worth it. (I said almost, Scott) Anyways, S...

-Bridget H, Auburn

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