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Smoke alarm installation Hillarys. Now lets face it we all want to protect our home and business from fire damage, not to mention our family! Smoke detectors provide early warning to a fire. If this time is used properly it can save your life. But don't wait until your smoke detector sounds to develop an escape plan. Planning, Prevention, Practice These are the three keys to fire safety not only at work and school, but at home.
A sound quality fire alarm system may provide peace of mind knowing that your home or building is protected from fires with early warning notifications.
Smoke alarms must be located between each bedroom area and the rest of the house (in the hallway if there is one), and one in each storey of the property that doesn't contain a bedroom along the path of travel people would most likely take to evacuate the building.
Smoke alarms are required in all residential dwellings (single family homes, multifamily homes, hotels, rental properties, dormitories, etc.). Smoke alarms in newly constructed or renovated homes or businesses are required to be hardwired with a battery back-up, interconnected, and UL-listed.
Hard-wired smoke alarms must be installed by a licensed electrician. Always install smoke alarms in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. If it is difficult for you to fit one yourself, you need to be a qualified electrican to comply with laws and regulations.
Hard-wired smoke alarms (installed by a licensed electrical contractor to mains power) are compulsory in all new homes and new leases for rental properties since October 2009. They are required to be installed on the sale of an existing home if not already provided. They are a valuable life-safety item in your home.
Don't install smoke alarms near windows, doors, or ducts where drafts might interfere with their operation. Never paint smoke alarms. Paint, stickers, or other decorations could keep the alarms from working. For the best protection, interconnect all smoke alarms.
Blown fuses and non-functioning safety switches can be dangerous. Therefore an upgrade to a safe and orderly switchboard is highly recommended.
There are several reasons why a switchboard upgrade is necessary click below to find out more.
It is now a legal requirement to have RCD Safety Switches in Perth on all new electrical circuits for protection. If you don't have them you should seriously consider getting them installed not only to comply with law but for your own safety!