Posted by Zoe Geoffrion , on Jan, 2017
We all know that businesses must meet certain fire codes. The fire code usually requires businesses to have some type of fire suppression system in place to protect anyone who happens to be inside at the time of a fire, but recently more and more people are opting to have these systems installed in their homes. There are several companies that will install residential fire sprinkler systems in NJ. Let’s take a look at a couple of reasons to consider having a fire suppression system installed in your home.
This is the big one, safety. While everyone hopes they will never have this issue, all too many people wind up either homeless or injured as a result of house fires each year. This can be prevented, to a degree, with a fire sprinkler system. Once the system detects enough smoke to determine that there is a fire, it will activate and spray water throughout the house to extinguish the fire. This may not seem like an ideal solution, but given the alternative of waiting for the fire department, it is the best case scenario. These guys do great work, but they can’t be everywhere at once, so having your own backup plan is a good place to start.
Most people don’t think about it, but getting a sprinkler system installed is a good way to reduce your home owners insurance cost. This is because fire damage is one of their top expenses, so if you can reduce the risk of your home being destroyed in a fire they are likely to reduce your rates. You will have to talk to your agent about this to be sure and the amount will vary depending on your insurance company. Depending on your savings, this can actually pay for the system over time. So, if pricing is a concern, be sure to check with your agent first to see if you will be saving a substantial amount on your insurance. This could help to supplement the costs of getting a system installed in your home. Visit Newark Professional Fire Protection Corp.