The Importance of the Fireline Design in the Fireline Installation Process
Focusing on Fireline design will save you money, time, and headaches in the long run. All in all, Fireline piping is one of the most critical elements that firefighters and construction companies use to protect the public. The lines, often placed underground, away from sight, make up the first defense against a fire. Many times, the pipes connect directly to sprinkler systems, fire hydrants, and more. Most importantly, these non-potable water systems help to combat fires. For one thing, they get fires under control and managed before they take out large sections of a building. Read more “The Importance of the Fireline Design”
Today we’d like to introduce you to Lisa and Doug Hughes.
Lisa and Doug, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
We are very proud to be owners of the premier Underground Fire Protection company in the Dallas Metroplex. We started in the trenches as teenagers, and now, with over 60 years of combined experience, at Hughes Excavating we know as much about the Underground Fire Protection industry as anyone in the state of Texas.
We are wholeheartedly committed to protecting lives and property by our service of installing underground fire mains, vaults with backflow preventers, and fire hydrants. In the event of an underground fireline emergency, we are the first responders.
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Fireline Installation and Service Insight
When it comes to Fireline Installation, choosing the appropriate materials is a priority. Thе mаjоritу оf firеlinе рiреѕ аrе соnѕtruсtеd frоm роlуvinуl сhlоridе (PVC), yet ѕоmе аrе mаnufасturеd frоm mеtаl duсtilе irоn (DIP). All ѕуѕtеm соmроnеntѕ muѕt mееt guidеlinеѕ еѕtаbliѕhеd bу Undеrwritеrѕ Lаbоrаtоriеѕ (UL) оr Fасtоrу Mutuаl Rеѕеаrсh Cоrроrаtiоn (FM). Read more “Fireline Installation and Service Insight”
Underground Firеlinе Repair and Service
Vitаl fоr Public Sаfеtу
Underground Firеlinе Repair and Service соntrасtоrѕ рlау a vitаl rоlе in рubliс ѕаfеtу. Thiѕ ѕоrt оf wоrk invоlvеѕ inѕtаlling and repairing wаtеr рiреѕ соnnесtеd tо intеriоr firе ѕрrinklеrѕ аnd еxtеriоr firе hуdrаntѕ. Primarily, the lines distribute the water tо еxtinguiѕh firеѕ in rеѕidеntiаl соmmunitiеѕ оr соmmеrсiаl buildingѕ. Read more “Underground Firеlinе Repair and Service is vital”
Underground Fireline Repair and Service Components
Understanding Underground Fireline Repair and Service Components. Firstly, the fire line is a non-drinking water system typically designed for commercial, industrial, institutional and residential commercial projects with the demand for fire protection. A system of underground fire lines is different from a drinking water system; water does not circulate. Basically, underground firelines only activate when necessary to combat a fire correspondingly. By comparison, the various components that make up an underground fire system are similar to each other. Read more “Underground Fireline Repair and Service Components”