Fire Sprinkler systems, water-based fire protection

Water has been a very effective form of fire protection for decades. More commonly called fire sprinkler systems there are actually several components/types of water-based systems.

  • Underground water supply including control valves and backflow preventors
  • Fire Hydrants
  • Wet pipe Systems
  • Dry Pipe System
  • Pre-action Systems
  • Deluge Systems
  • Foam-water systems
  • Water-mist systems
  • Standpipe systems
  • Fire Pumps
Service and Maintenance

Regardless of your type of water-based fire protection equipment it is critical to have it properly maintained so you have the assurance it will work when needed. Gene Ptacek and Son Fire Equipment has been inspecting, maintaining and repairing fire sprinkler equipment for over 45 years, 24/7.

We provide compliance with NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems:

Chapter 4.1     Responsibility for Inspection, Testing, Maintenance and Impairment.  “ The property owner or designated representative shall be responsible for maintaining a water-based fire protection system.” “Inspection, testing, and maintenance shall be performed by qualified personnel.”

Contact GPS to handle your fire sprinkler system and backflow preventor requirements.

Design / installation
  • Detailed consultation and site survey
  • Design & CAD drawings
  • Plans, permits and approvals
  • Efficient, professional on-site coordination and installation
  • Acceptance testing with authority having jurisdiction
Inspections / testing / maintenance
  • Monthly inspections
  • Quarterly inspections
  • Annual inspections
  • Electronic reports
  • 5-year internal pipe and obstruction investigations.
  • 5-year standpipe testing. (including dry standpipe hydrostatic testing).
  • Sprinkler head testing.
  • Record any deficiencies discovered during the inspection process
Repairs / Emergency Service
  • Repair of irrigation, domestic and fire backflow preventors.
  • Sprinkler head removal and replacement.
  • Repair leaking pipe/fittings.
  • 24/7 emergency service

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