The Importance of the Fireline Design

Fireline Repair

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”

Step by Step Fire Protection Systems Underground Piping Process

An overview of Fire Protection Systems Underground Piping Process

Fire Protection Systems and Underground Piping for fire hydrants and fire sprinklers supply lines, need to comply with several requirements. Fire protection systems generally function with different parts into play. They have to be well thought out and strong, taking into account all the necessary factors.


Underground areas present great access-difficulties and unknowns. After all, the underground piping options should provide the utmost resistance and durability to avoid future repairs.


The design for the piping should consider, weather patterns, type of terrain,  and any adjacent structures that might be affected.

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The best complement to fire sprinkler and fire protection companies

The Best Complement for Sprinkler and Fire Protection Companies

Fire protection systems are put in place to assure the safety of the people in the building.  Also, they strive to minimize the losses a business or an organization can suffer after a devastating fire. Therefore Fire Protection companies like Sprinkler and Excavating work together to get you the best design!

Fire Protection Systems, Pivotal to Minimize Losses

Did you know? The Whole Building Design Guide by the National Institute of Building Science says that  “The United States has the highest fire losses in terms of both frequency and total losses of any modern technological society. New facilities and renovation projects need to be designed to incorporate efficient, cost-effective passive and automatic fire protection systems…”

Such systems will prevent people and property losses. Thus all commercial and residential buildings should have a fire protection system in place to assure safety. The best fire sprinkler and fire protection companies ensure a well-designed custom system. Such operation will cater to the terrain and the needs of the structure.



How to Choose the Best Fire Protection Company

First, you should consider finding somebody with experience and expertise in your local community. These local companies are going to be aware of the weather and conditions of the terrain to properly design your system in addition to using materials that will fit the specific requirements.

Most Fire sprinkler companies specialize in the design and installing of the fire protection system from the riser room to the inside of the structure. They then use partner companies to do the underground fireline piping and the required installing of vaults.



How Do We Work with Fire Sprinkler and Fire Protection Companies

Everybody here at Hughes Excavating LLC works hand to hand with  Sprinkler and Fire Protection Companies in the Dallas Metroplex and the state of Texas to provide the best fire protection systems and fire emergency response service in the region. Also, we count on the latest digging-and-trenching technology, gaining trust among those with tricky requests. Our decades of expertise make us the most trusting partner to Sprinkler and Fire Protection Companies.


Meet Lisa and Doug Hughes of Hughes Excavating in South East

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

Fireline Installation and Service Insight
Fireline Installation

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 is vital

Underground Firеlinе Repair and Service

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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

Underground Fireline Repair and Service Components

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”