Home Owners & Private Individuals

Are you considering fitting a domestic fire sprinkler system in your home?

Domestic Sprinklers – save lives and enable dream designs.

So you have a dream design, open plan fresh flowing glass and minimalistic – then a Building Control Officer suggests “to have this you need a home fire sprinkler system…”

When was the last time you heard of a fire sprinkler system in a domestic house? The answer is probably never. Many people can not believe that in the UK there has never been a fire death in a property with a fitted sprinkler system and there are more then you think. As in deed our biggest domestic market is in and around Central London.

A fire suppression system from Ultrasafe is your first line of defence against fire. We will design, install and maintain a sprinkler system that will contain a blaze within seconds of it breaking out, buying precious time for the fire brigade to arrive, and for lives and possessions to be saved. Not only do fire sprinklers protect families and vulnerable people, they protect animals, art collections, exquisite interior designs, classic cars and lavish soft furnishings. Who would not want protection from fire?

Space is a premium in London homes, so sub-terrain and basement conversions are on the increase, as is adding another level UP in the loft or roof. We have seen a surge in these type of designs and therefore our home fire sprinklers can keep your dream house a reality without compromise.

We understand that a home sprinkler system is not exactly the consumer purchase of choice. Unlike windows and doors there are no expensive TV ads or posters on the side of buses. Having a home sprinkler system is for many the last thing they would want in their property never mind budgeted for it – but you may be surprised it is the latest trend in fire safety and often essential.

Perhaps it’s your personal choice to have a domestic fire sprinkler in your home?

Within reason sprinklers can be fitted anywhere. You could have an expensive private collection which means everything to you, or simply you want to make sure that your family has the highest levels of protection possible.

Ultrasafe have many years experience enabling us to design bespoke sprinkler systems for unusual projects. This means that we will be able to supply the ideal solution customised to your needs and give you the most effective fire protection for your home within your budget. See our Domestic Sprinkler Case Studies for some examples of projects that we have completed.

We will try to make the process as painless as possible for you. We will give you all the advice and honest support possible to ensure that you are fully aware of what is required to install a sprinkler system in your home. Naturally installing a fire sprinkler system in a new building is a lot easier than a retrospective fit out, although the latter is always possible. 

 Whatever the reason know this:

A home fire sprinkler system is like having a fire-fighter in every room, 24/7. They are discreet, concealed within the ceiling or wall, safe and life savers. Sprinklers never false alarm and will contain, control and in many cases extinguish a fire altogether well before the professionals arrive.

Fire and Rescue services throughout UK recommend fire sprinklers in the home. For example: Norfolk Fire and Rescue ServiceCheshire Fire and Rescue ServiceDorset Fire and Rescue ServiceMerseyside Fire & Rescue ServiceDerbyshire Fire & Rescue Service and the list goes on.

For more information about the possibilities and peace of mind a fire sprinkler can bring get in touch.

Case Studies

22-10-2020

Fire Sprinkler System for Town houses in West London

Clients: Hamonix Construction (M&E contractor), J Coffey Construction (Main contractor) Property Detail: A construction of 8 town houses and some office units with underground car parking. The development was located in a fashionable area of West London. Ultrasafe Sprinkler Solution:  Ultrasafe were approached by Hamonix Construction the M&E contractor to designed a fire...

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19-10-2020

Fire Sprinkler System linked to Smoke Alarms in Newbuild

Property Details: Lynton Build Ltd have recently built two new townhouses, with a further six to be completed in the Autumn 2020. Each property is a 4 bedroom family home, comprising ground floor, first floor, second floor and an attic space, with a mains water supply located in the garage...

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12-05-2016

Basement Fire Sprinkler Systems in Mews properties & Change of Use Conversions in London

Property Details:  The market for basement fire sprinklers has increased considerably over recent years. Home owners and property developers are calling for fire sprinklers to be installed in change of use buildings, mezzanine floors, churches and sub terrain double basement dig outs.  Building into hillsides and graduated levels are becoming the busiest...

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Latest News

22-10-2020

What triggers fire sprinklers and can they go off accidentally?

What triggers fire sprinklers? Fire sprinklers are triggered by the air around the sprinkler head in the room reaching a certain temperature. Usually the temperature to trigger a residential sprinkler is 56oC.  Heat of 63oC is required to trigger fire sprinklers in larger warehouses where lots of heat is generated...

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10-10-2020

What are the British Standards for Sprinkler Systems?

There are two British Standards for sprinkler systems in operation: BS 9251: 2014 – Sprinkler Systems for Residential and Domestic Occupancies. (formerly BS 9251: 2005) BS EN 12845:2004 – Fixed Fire Fighting Systems. Automatic Sprinkler Systems. Design, Installation and Maintenance.  If you would like to read more about BS 9251 or read more about the product requirements...

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07-09-2020

What is a domestic property and a residential property with regard to fire sprinkler regulations?

Domestic or Residential Property? A domestic property in BS 9251:2005 is defined as dwelling that has no more than one family unit. This could be a house, individual flats and maisonettes. BS 9251:2005 requires that a sprinkler system must be designed to ensure that two sprinkler heads can be fed by...

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