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The simple truth about home fire sprinkler maintenance

By Fred Durso, Jr. Truth be told, you’re more likely to spend more time and possibly money maintaining your car annually than you would your home’s fire sprinklers. “Frequent, expensive maintenance” is what sprinkler opponents say is needed on an annual basis to keep sprinklers in tip-top shape. This is yet another sprinkler myth, since annual inspections and maintenance are simple and do-it-yourself. The following question appeared in an advice column in the Orange County Register: What maintenance should be done on an in-home fire sprinkler system? I live in California and have been told that a fire protection technician should test annually and…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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