Service Areas

0407 837 729 02 9191 7374 BOOK NOW

Service Areas

Call Now

Book Now
Pure Plumbing Professionals Logo
Local Business Awards

Why have a bushfire sprinkler system?

Roof sprinkler system benefits

During Summer in Australia, the threat of bushfires is very high, which puts a large number of homes at risk. In the event of a bushfire, many homes are often lost as a result of the uncontrolled blaze. To counteract the destruction caused by the fires, many homeowners are investing in bushfire sprinkler systems for their homes. Here is why blaze control systems are a wise choice for homeowners who may be affected by bushfires.

How bushfire roof sprinklers prevent bushfire damage to homes

During a bushfire, thousands of tiny embers are produced from the burnt vegetation. Due to their microscopic weight, the wind can cause embers to spread across hectares of land and to nearby homes. Once hot embers come into contact with combustible materials like the wooden roofing, decking or walls, homes can be damaged or destroyed. .

A bushfire sprinkler system sprays water pressurised generally to 300kpa from the roof of a home all over and around the house. The sprinkler heads are positioned apart so that their spray radius wets the entire house and a small radius of land around your home. The water barrier will extinguish the embers before they can cause the ignition of a fire. This will lower the risk of your home being destroyed during the event of a bushfire.

Rooftop fire sprinkler features

The fire sprinkler systems are fitted with a range of features to ensure your homes safety during a bushfire. Copper pipes are positioned on the roof to prevent corrosion and because they are long lasting.

The best types of sprinkler heads for external rooftop sprinkler systems are butterfly or metal impact sprinklers. Butterfly sprinklers should be positioned 5m apart, as they have a 5m spray radius. They use around 10 litres of water per minute and are best used near the front of the house.

Metal impact sprinklers are suited to areas that are more likely to be impacted by the fire, like gardens. These sprinklers have a higher rate of flow of 20 litres per minute when compared to the butterfly sprinklers. They have a spray radius of 15m and should be 10m apart.

Bushfire sprinkler systems are powered by either a petrol or diesel pump. The pumps are protected by a ventilated cover that prevents the pump from overheating or experiencing fuel evaporation. Petrol pumps generally cost less than diesel pumps. The pumps are fixed to a concrete slab and are connected to a pool or dam or a water source of at least 22 000 litres.

Sydney bushfire sprinkler protection system specialists

If you are looking to minimise the risk of bushfire damage to your home or if you have any other bushfire sprinkler system enquiries, contact us today on 02 9191 7374 or complete our bushfire sprinkler system quote request form today.

  • Fixed Prices
  • Hot Water Trade in Deal
  • 10% Pensioner Discount
  • $50 Off for Mention
  • $0 Callout Fee
  • Same Day Service
  • 10% Off for Booking Online
  • $129 Drain Clean
  • All Work Guaranteed

Pure Plumbing Professionals Reviews


56 reviews

5 Stars 55
4 Stars 1
3 Stars 0
2 Stars 0
1 Stars 0

See what our clients are saying about our plumbers

  • Cassandra whitfield from
    Services: Blocked Drains

    Just a note to acknowledge the amazing service provided to us recently by Jeremy and his team. Following on from the unfortunate experience of a blocked sewerage pipe we were informed by another company that we required a boundary trap replacement and, accordingly, were provided with a quote of i...

  • Graeme jones from
    Services: Blocked Drains, Services: Emergency Plumber

    Was not having a Good Friday with a seriously blocked drain problem. Called Pure Plumbing and extremely pleased with the service provided. In the first instance the public holiday call out fee was much more reasonable than others we had called. The plumber arrived within an hour - and even called...

  • Greg hill from
    Services: Plumber, Services: Hot Water

    Thank you for your fast service fixing our leaking shower taps.

  • Gregg from
    Services: Plumber, Services: Hot Water

    Perfect. Thank you once again for all of your great work. The attention to details and quality of craftsmanship shows in your work. I’m truly grateful that you guys are my plumbing team.

  • Heather from
    Services: Plumber

    Hi Jerram A massive thank you for sending Michael to fix our toilet and main bathroom taps - it is a huge change to have working plumbing!!! Can’t thank you guys enough. Have a great day Heather 😊

View All Reviews


Do you need immediate help with serious plumbing & drainage problems in Sydney?

Our Plumbing Awards

Local Business Awards

Our Plumbing Clients

Have a plumbing emergency?
Click to call now

Job Booking Form

Important: If you need your job completed quickly or if it is an emergency please phone us on 0407 837 729. This number is will connect you directly to one of our plumbers 24 hours a day.

By filling in the form below we will assume that your enquiry is not an emergency.

Contact Information
Convert to Job Booking Request
Job Information
Blocked Drains
Gas Fitter
Hot Water
Emergency Plumber

Your Local and Reliable Plumbers

With alot of us now working from home, now is the best time to ensure that your home is in tip top shape. All of our plumbers comply to the latest government mandates around safety and disinfection to avoid spreading of COVID-19 as well as the safety and wellbeing of our customers. Our services are still available 24 hours a day so you can be rest assured that if something happens we have you covered.

If you are experiencing a plumbing emergency then call your local 24 hour plumbers on 0407 837 729.

Book a Plumber