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Fire Safety in Mixed Use Buildings

West Yorkshire Fire Service has revealed a fire that started in a takeaway caused potentially dangerous smoke to seep into nearby accommodation. The takeaway is located on the ground floor of a mixed use building that has apartments above. Three fire engines, sent from from Leeds and Hunslet stations, attended the scene. An aerial appliance [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|Fire Safety, Loss Prevention, Sprinkler Systems, Sprinkler Tank|0 Comments

Importance of GRP Fire Suppression Tanks for Businesses

Austerity, uncertainties over Brexit and low confidence have all hit UK businesses. A fire could be the straw that breaks the camel’s back. In fact, more than 80 per cent of businesses affected by a fire go on to fail. That is why we are highlighting the importance of GRP fire suppression tanks for businesses. [...]

Sprinkler Tank, Sprinklers to Reduce Fire Deaths

One person has died and two others injured in a fire that engulfed three floors of a property in London. The incident happened in the early hours of yesterday (September 6). The body of a woman was discovered by emergency services. Sprinkler tank, sprinklers and associated technology has the power to reduce fire deaths. It [...]

What A Sprinkler Tank Can Do For An Historic Building

So, what can a sprinkler tank do for an historic building? The loss of an iconic landmark to fire can have far-reaching consequences. The devastating blaze that gutted Brazil’s National Museum is a good example. People gathered in the street to mourn its loss, openly crying. That sense of loss quickly turned to anger. They [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|Fire Safety, Loss Prevention, Sprinkler Tanks, Sprinklers, Uncategorised|0 Comments

How Much Do You Know About Sprinkler Tank Maintenance?

Sprinkler tanks play a pivotal role in fire safety. But what about sprinkler tank maintenance? In a high-risk building,  a sprinkler tank can mean the difference between life and death. If your building benefits from an automatic sprinkler system, how well is your sprinkler tank maintained? Sprinkler tanks are often overlooked. But they require annual [...]

4 Reasons to Learn More About Investing in a Sprinkler Tank

Is fire safety on your mind? Have you considered the benefits of investing in a sprinkler tank? We are Nationwide Water Solutions. We're here to answer any questions you may have about this highly beneficial water storage solution. Fire safety is paramount if you own a high-rise building, care home, public building, warehouse or industrial [...]

Approved Sprinkler Tank: What Does That Mean?

The sprinkler tank performs a vital role in fire safety. While often installed to meet building regulations, it forms a pivotal part of an automatic sprinkler system. However, every fire tank installed in the UK must meet approved sprinkler tank standards. So, what does ‘approved’ sprinkler tank mean? All sprinkler tanks should be approved by [...]

Why Does My Building Need A Sprinkler Tank?

Fire safety is in the news. And so too is the sprinkler tank. The stark reality of what fire can do has hit home following a number of major tragedies. Building owners are realising the importance of investing in good fire protection. Automatic sprinkler systems are becoming more and more commonplace. Not just in high-rise [...]

Why Water Restrictions Highlight the Benefits of Sprinkler Tanks

It has been the weather of dreams. With unbroken sunshine and record-breaking temperatures, this summer is a hot topic. But, as the earth bakes, lack of rainfall is causing problems. Sprinkler tanks can offer peace of mind during exceptionally dry weather. United Utilities has today announced a hosepipe ban. It will affect parts of the [...]

What If Your Building Doesn’t Have A Sprinkler Tank?

Fire safety is moving forward in the UK. More building owners are investing in automatic sprinklers. Many of those newly-installed systems benefit from a sprinkler tank. If you live in a high-rise building, you are likely to have round-the-clock fire safety measures in place. If you don’t, you should ask why. Are you among those [...]