Fire Sprinkler Service and Repair for Commercial Buildings

When it comes to fire safety in commercial buildings, one aspect that cannot be overlooked is the maintenance and repair of fire sprinkler systems. In this article, we will discuss the importance of fire sprinkler service and repair and the specific requirements for a wide range of industries and building types. 

Fortis Fire & Safety offers comprehensive services for multi-family buildings, warehouses, distribution centers, government buildings, educational facilities, office spaces, hotels and casinos, and more.

How Often Do You Need to Service a Fire Sprinkler System?

Annual Fire Sprinkler Inspections and Testing: In accordance with NFPA standards, regular inspections and testing are crucial to ensure the proper functioning of fire sprinkler systems. Our team conducts thorough annual inspections and testing to identify any issues and maintain compliance.

5-Year Fire Sprinkler Inspections and Testing: Alongside annual inspections, a comprehensive 5-year inspection is essential to assess the overall condition and performance of the fire sprinkler system. Our technicians meticulously conduct this inspection to identify any potential problems and carry out necessary maintenance and repairs.

As-Needed Tenant Improvements: As commercial spaces evolve, modifications to the fire sprinkler system may be necessary. We specialize in relocating or adding sprinkler heads and adjusting coverage to accommodate tenant improvements.

Specialized Fire Sprinkler Repairs

Fortis Fire & Safety specializes in a wide range of fire sprinkler repairs to ensure the utmost safety and efficiency of your system. Our services include:

Fire Sprinkler System Leak Repairs: Addressing leaks promptly is essential to maintain the effectiveness of fire sprinkler systems. Our expert technicians are trained to identify and repair any leaks, maintaining the integrity of the system.

Fire Sprinkler Head Replacements: Over time, sprinkler heads may deteriorate or become damaged. Our team can promptly replace faulty sprinkler heads, ensuring reliable fire suppression capabilities.

Fire Sprinkler Riser Repairs and Replacement: The fire sprinkler riser is a critical component of the system. We offer professional repairs and replacements for risers to maintain the integrity and functionality of the system.

Tamper Switches: Tamper switches play a vital role in monitoring the integrity of the fire sprinkler system. Our technicians are skilled in repairing and replacing tamper switches to ensure proper operation.

Control Valves, OS&Y, and Backflow Repairs and Replacement: The proper functioning of control valves, OS&Y (Outside Screw and Yoke) valves, and backflow preventers mean the integrity of your fire sprinkler system. Our team specializes in repairs and replacements to make sure that these components operate flawlessly.

Flow Switch Repair and Replacement: Flow switches are essential for detecting water flow in the system. We provide expert repair and replacement services for flow switches to maintain accurate flow detection.

Fire Sprinkler Alarm Bells: Alarm bells are crucial for alerting occupants during a fire emergency. We offer repair and replacement services for fire sprinkler alarm bells so your tenants receive effective notification.

FDC (Fire Department Connection) Repairs and Replacement: FDCs serve as a connection point between the fire sprinkler system and the fire department’s water supply. We offer repairs and replacements for FDCs to ensure seamless operation during emergencies.

PIV (Post Indicator Valve) Repairs and Replacement: PIVs control water supply to the fire sprinkler system and are critical for system functionality. Our team specializes in repairing and replacing PIVs to maintain optimal operation.

24 Hour Emergency Response Services

We understand that emergencies can occur at any time. That’s why we offer 24-hour emergency response services for both residential homes and commercial buildings. Our team is available around the clock to promptly address any fire sprinkler system issues and verify the safety of your property and occupants.

Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems

We service and repair a wide range of fire sprinkler systems, including:

Copper Systems: Copper piping systems are widely used in commercial buildings for their durability and resistance to corrosion. We specialize in copper fire sprinkler systems to ensure their reliability.

Steel Systems: Steel pipe systems are commonly found in industrial and high-rise buildings. Our expert technicians are skilled in servicing and repairing steel fire sprinkler systems, adhering to the highest industry standards.

CPVC Plastic (Orange Pipe) Systems: CPVC (Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride) plastic pipe systems are cost-effective and suitable for a wide range of commercial applications. We provide comprehensive service and repair solutions for CPVC fire sprinkler systems.

C900 Systems: C900 pipe systems, made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), are often used in water-based fire protection systems. Our technicians are well-versed in C900 fire sprinkler systems.

Ductile Iron Systems: Ductile iron pipe systems offer excellent durability and strength, making them suitable for various commercial buildings. We offer specialized services for the maintenance and repair of ductile iron fire sprinkler systems.

Ensuring the proper functioning of fire sprinkler systems in commercial buildings protects what matters most. At Fortis Fire & Safety, we provide comprehensive solutions for a wide range of fire sprinkler systems, catering to various industries and building types. From annual inspections and testing to system repairs and component replacements, our team of experts adheres to all industry standards, including NFPA standards, to ensure the safety and compliance of your fire protection system. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can assist you in keeping your commercial building protected from fire hazards.

Learn More About Fortis

At Fortis Fire & Safety, we provide cutting-edge expertise in fire protection planning, design, and construction. We understand the challenges that modern facilities face and utilize our experience to find efficient and cost-effective solutions. From initial planning to acceptance testing and beyond, we offer a comprehensive suite of services.

We use the latest in computer-automated design to map out your system so we know the exact specifications before we even set foot on your job site. No need for drawings; we can map your facility and create blueprints from scratch.

We facilitate BIM coordination for new construction projects. We work with your BIM coordinator to load in our plans to avoid structural conflicts before they happen. Additionally, all of our designers are NICET certified in their respective fields.

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