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As winter is approaching, temperatures are slowly dropping. During the colder months in Johannesburg, fires tend to be more prevalent. For this reason, it is essential that all water-based commercial sprinkler systems are functioning properly. To ensure that your sprinkler system does not freeze, consider the following tips:
It is absolutely essential that all commercial buildings are equipped with a proper fire protection system. When installing such a system, you may have heard of a fire pump, but not actually know its exact purpose or role in a fire protection system.
Very simple - NO! A fire extinguisher will last for 10-12 years and then it needs to be checked by a professional to make sure it is safe to use. Regular maintenance is vital. Should the fire extinguisher not be safe anymore, it will need to be replaced.
Fire pumps are water pumps that are specially designed for fighting fires. Unlike most other water pumps, which emit water at set or variable pressures, fire pumps operate using high pressure systems.