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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the goal of a fire inspection?

The goal of a fire inspection is to evaluate whether a building or structure complies with fire safety codes and regulations, and if all fire protection systems are working correctly. Failure to get a building or structure inspected will make the owner liable and subject to fines or regulation.

How often do fire sprinklers need to be inspected in California?

In California, fire sprinklers must be inspected at least once a year by a certified fire protection system inspection company like World Fire Protection.

How often should a fire system be inspected?

Fire systems, including fire alarms and sprinkler systems, should be inspected at least annually, and more frequently if required by local codes or regulations.

When should you have your fire sprinkler system inspected?

Annual fire sprinkler system inspections by a certified inspector are important to have for optimal fire safety in your home or business.

What is the life expectancy of a fire sprinkler system?

A fire sprinkler system usually lasts about 25 years on average. You can check with the manufacturer.

What are the main steps of a fire safety inspection?

The main steps of a fire safety inspection are Checking for compliance with codes and regulations, Inspecting fire protection systems and Identifying potential fire hazards.

Who conducts a fire safety inspection?

Fire safety inspections are typically conducted by local fire department officials or certified fire protection system inspection companies like World Fire Protection.

Who is responsible for conducting fire safety inspection?

The responsibility for conducting fire safety inspections typically falls on the property owner or manager.

Which fire protection system is required to be inspected every 6 months?

All fire suppression systems including fire extinguishers, kitchen hood suppression systems and other portable fire extinguishers must be inspected every 6 months to ensure they are in optimal working condition. Regular inspections like this are mandatory if you want your building or structure to be code compliant.

What fire protection systems should you regularly test?

Fire protection systems such as fire alarms, sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers, kitchen hood suppression systems and other portable fire extinguishers should be regularly tested. Basically you need to get all the components of the system inspected.