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Des Moines, IA
FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES
The experts at Ahern provide complete fire protection offerings to Des Moines, Iowa, and the surrounding areas. From basic design, to system installation, servicing and repairs, our team of experts will ensure that your fire protection systems are fully operational and that your facility is protected. Ahern's Des Moines team provides an expansive range of fire protection solutions that include fire sprinkler and special hazard systems, fire equipment, life safety and fire alarm services.
PIPE FABRICATION SERVICES
Ahern has yet to find a job too difficult for our pipe fabrication team to complete. Serving industries like power generation, oil and gas, pulp and paper, automotive, chemical, and many more, we can fabricate pipes ranging from 1/2-inch to 144-inch diameters, and wall thicknesses up to four inches. Our team has the know-how and a state-of-the-art facility for accurate, efficient and effective solutions.
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Des Moines Area Community College
Fire Protection Services for Colleges & Universities in the Des Moines Area
Hy-Vee West Des Moines
Fire Protection Services for Grocery Stores in the Des Moines Area
It was a seamless project for Hy-Vee West Des Moines in the 70,000 square-foot remodel of the grocery store. Having experience working with Hy-Vee previously, Ahern’s familiarity with retail facilities resulted in finishing the project two months ahead of schedule. Ahern prefabricated 608 sprinkler heads for the project, which also helped speed up the process and ultimately made for a successful completion.
Fire Protection Services for Residential High Rises in the Des Moines Area
Ahern's experienced fire protection team installed a total of 78 wet pipe systems for Accurate Townhomes in West Des Moines. The luxury high-rise/multi-housing complex totaled nearly 150,000 square feet of protected space.
Fire Protection Services for Commercial Kitchens & Restaurants in the Des Moines Area
With the designs being approved on the first submission, Ahern's fire protection installation team was able to complete their work right on schedule at this retail space in Des Moines, Iowa. Fire protection was needed for a commercial kitchen and restaurant space, as well as an office space. The finished project was a bar joist and steel framed mezzanine/office space building totaling 5,600 protected square feet.
Fire Protection Prefabrication & Installation Services for Grocery Stores in the Des Moines Area
Prefabricating the 78 fire sprinklers for installation helped Ahern complete Aldi’s grocery store timely and precise. Protecting this 17,032 square-foot facility in Des Moines, IA required detailed coordination, communication, and strict scheduling. The project was completed without injuries or lost-time incidents, which ensured for a happy customer.
Fire Protection Services for Automotive Maintenance Facilities in the Des Moines Area
Ahern completed its work right on schedule with zero issues at Aspen Waste's 12,000 square foot maintenance shop in Des Moines, Iowa. The project was completed by a team who averaged 12 years of industry experience. Ahern was able to work with the general contractor to make sure the project was completed on time by having the designs approved on the first submission with no warranty rework needed.
Ashworth Road Baptist Church
Fire Protection & Sprinkler Systems for Churches in Des Moines, Iowa
MGS Distribution Center
Fire Protection Installation Services for Distribution Centers in the Des Moines Area
Fire Protection Services for Warehouses & Distribution Centers in the Des Moines Area
Ahern’s ability to meet deadlines made on-time occupancy possible for Putco’s 125,000 square-foot warehouse and distribution center in Des Moines, IA. Ahern installed 1,238 sprinkler heads in the prefabricated metal building that were all fed from an electric fire pump. To achieve proper deflector distance for the sprinkler system, the system was specially designed to run parallel to the roofing structure.
Meals from the Heartland
Fire Protection Installation Services for Warehouses & Storage Facilities in the Des Moines Area
Fire Protection Services for Apartment Buildings in the Des Moines Area
Flix Brewhouse - Des Moines
Fire Protection Services for Movie Theaters in the Des Moines Area
Flix Brewhouse in Des Moines, IA was getting a new look, which meant the restaurant/retail facility needed a new sprinkler system. Having to raise the roof on both sides of the strip mall for new theatres, the 77,000 square-foot facility posed a unique challenge in the retrofit logistics. Though there were multiple trades working simultaneously, Ahern came up with a scheduling solution to make sure the project was completed on time and the customer was pleased with the resolution.
Fire Protection Installation Services for Assisted Living Facilities in the Des Moines Area
Perishable Distributors of Iowa (PDI)
Fire Protection Installation Services for Distribution Facilities in the Des Moines Area
Ahern completed its work on time and around the owner’s schedule at Perishable Distributors of Iowa’s Ankeny warehouse. Our team replaced two air compressors and their associated pipe valves. These components supported the dry system protecting PDI’s active loading dock. By coordinating the material staging and system shutdown, PDI received an improved and code-compliant system with minimal disruption.
Iowa Donor Network
Fire Protection Installation Services for Healthcare Facilities in the Des Moines Area
Experience in 3D design helped land this fire protection installation project for Ahern at the Iowa Donor Network in Altoona, IA. Ahern fabricated 191 sprinkler heads for the 17,970 square-foot healthcare facility, helping to meet the customer’s deadline. The team had to adjust their schedule as a result of late coordination and accommodated 69 interferences on the project. Ahern pleased the customer by finishing the project two months early, despite this minor challenge.