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Can Fire Sprinkler Heads Be Painted?

Yes, always
1%
In most cases
1%
In some cases
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No, never
83%
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Question: Can Fire Sprinkler Heads Be Painted?
Top Answer (83% of 90 votes): No, never.

Answer: No, never
Explanation: Sprinkler heads need to be free of all debris including paint
RPS
Answer: No, never
Explanation: It interferes with the function of fireheads.
Action Painting and Handyman
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Fire sprinkler heads are designed to open at specific temperatures to control fire. Painting them could cause late opening. This could allow a fire to overwhelm the sprinkler system preventing proper control of the fire.
RL Residential Services
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some cases
Ben's painters
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Do not attempt it call a professional fire sprinkler installer.
Henson Coatings and Construction
Answer: No, never
Explanation: I would not paint them because they would clog up the sprinkler heads
All-Pro Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Painting a sprinkler head could compromise the mechanism and the sprinkler could fail. It's best to replace the heads if you are restoring or remodeling.
Patric's custom painting
Answer: No, never
Explanation: You would NOT want to jeopardize the effectiveness of fire sprinkler system, as well, this would be against code.
Linda Elkins Designs
Answer: No, never
Explanation: You might can spray them. But I wouldn't recommend it. Could alter the way they work.
popes painting
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: In some cases..Is not reccommended unless skilled and knowledged of the surface to not touch on sprinkler head
Coatings by Chris
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: Dim direct to metal
Scott's Painting
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: They must remain the same color of red.
Colorado Concrete
ProMatcher
Answer: No, never
Explanation: No they cannot. Paint will clog the opening for the water exit.
Cantu's Painting Service
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Dangerous. They will malfunction. Not a good idea
A&B Painting
Answer: No, never
Explanation: They may cease to work properly if painted.
Schwendler Painting Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Never tried Just being honest.
Painter's Touch
Answer: No, never
Explanation: big mistake and against code
INNOVATIVE PAINT PROS
Answer: No, never
Explanation: It is not recommended to paint fire sprinkler heads.
Artistic Expressions
ProMatcher
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Clogs the openings
B&JS painting
Answer: No, never
Explanation: By code the sprinkler heads cannot be painted as they may restrict the water coming out.
Relux Construction LLC
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Against fire code!!! Never get paint on the sprinklers!!!
Seamingly Straight Inc
ProMatcher
Answer: No, never
Explanation: No.
Karoll Julian Inc.
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Gotta keep those clean.
ArtsWorks
Answer: No, never
Explanation: the fire department says no
Artios Painting 309 788 9432
ProMatcher
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Fire sprinkler heads should not be painted.
MJ Services
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Never paint your sprinkler heads... only the cover caps for recessed sprinklers
db Designs
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Not the head itself. The piping can be
Majestic Painting
ProMatcher
Answer: No, never
Explanation: You do not want to interfere with these
John NESLER Painting
Answer: No, never
Explanation: Do not recommend ever painting it
Service Painters, inc.
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