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Householders Guide to Fire Sprinklers

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The householders guide provides information for new homeowners on domestic fire sprinkler systems.

The guide will assist new homeowners understand how sprinklers operate, will explain the common myths associated with sprinklers systems, provide information on how sprinklers systems should be maintained and what is required when alterations are undertaken in the future. The guide is advisory and has no statutory status.

The building regulation requirements for the installation of sprinklers (automatic fire suppression systems) in dwellings and flats will come into effect in Wales on the 1 January 2016.

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