March 2018

  1. #101 - How to Temporarily Stop a Damaged or Activated Fire Sprinkler Head

    #101 - How to Temporarily Stop a Damaged or Activated Fire Sprinkler Head
    Fire sprinkler systems are incredibly reliable and effective, but several things can cause an accidental discharge, including vandalism or negligence. QRFS examines why fire sprinklers go off at the wrong time and how a simple $50 solution – the Shutgun – can prevent thousands of dollars in water damage.
  2. #100 - Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems: Guide to Installing Home Fire Sprinklers (Part 1)

    #100 - Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems: Guide to Installing Home Fire Sprinklers (Part 1)
    In the first part of our series about installing home fire sprinklers, QRFS reviews the two major types of residential sprinkler systems (standalone vs. multipurpose), what to consider if installing fire sprinklers in a new home or retrofitting into an existing home, and what to look for when hiring a contractor.
  3. #99 - Residential Fire Sprinklers: The Ultimate Home Fire Safety Solution!

    #99 - Residential Fire Sprinklers: The Ultimate Home Fire Safety Solution!
    Residential fire sprinkler systems can mean life or death in a house fire. The systems are reliable and inexpensive, so why don't more homes have them? In this blog post, we examine residential fire statistics, the impact of residential sprinklers, and some FAQs about home fire sprinklers. We look closer at cost and safety statistics, as well as maintenance required with these systems.
  4. #98 - Fire Hose Spray Nozzles: How They Work and How To Choose One

    #98 - Fire Hose Spray Nozzles: How They Work and How To Choose One
    The right fire hose spray nozzle can quickly extinguish or control a fire. The wrong type can be ineffective, hard to control, or even harmful. QRFS looks at fire hose nozzles, thread types, cleaning, and maintenance to help you choose the right nozzle for the task at hand.

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