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Smoke Alarms Brisbane

Smoke Alarms Brisbane

Smoke alarms need to be maintained to ensure they are working, as, without regular maintenance, the unit’s electrochemical sensor will not function properly. Under Queensland fire safety law, it’s advised that smoke alarms should be tested and cleaned at least once every 12 months to ensure optimum safety. If you’re looking for smoke alarms Brisbane services including installation, testing and maintenance, be sure to give us a call on (07) 3343 4066 and one of our electricians will be in touch as soon as possible.

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Smoke Alarm Installations Brisbane

Are you looking for smoke alarm installations Brisbane homeowners trust? It’s recommended that all homes have smoke alarms on every level, outside bedrooms, and on every bedroom ceiling and placed high on the wall to provide early warning detection of a fire. If your home doesn’t have smoke alarms or is equipped with ones that need replacing, you can give Gimpel Electrics a call on (07) 3343 4066 and one of our electricians would be more than happy to install a new alarm.

Our smoke alarm installations Brisbane team will add smoke alarms to the following locations:

  • Every bedroom and hallways connecting bedrooms
  • Living rooms
  • Basements
  • Every level of multi-level building
  • Between sleeping and living areas
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Smoke Alarm Maintenance & Testing Services

Regular smoke alarm testing provides peace of mind by assuring that the warning devices in your home are reliable. Gimpel Electrics can carry out these smoke alarm maintenance tests with specialist equipment to ensure that all smoke alarms are working efficiently. As well as providing regular testing, we can also advise on upgrading or fitting new alarms if necessary, ensuring that your family will receive the best possible protection in the event of a fire.

Smoke Alarms Brisbane: Types of Alarms

There are two types of smoke alarms commonly used in residential and commercial projects, but new smoke alarm legislation states that only one can be used. If you’re not sure which type of alarm installed in your home, you can contact our electrical services Brisbane team to arrange a testing and inspection.

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Ionisation Smoke Alarms

Ionisation smoke alarms don’t go off when there is a small amount of smoke, such as the smoke emitted from burnt toast or from overcooking a roast. Instead, these alarms would only go off if there’s a smouldering fire that’s on the verge of burning out of control, such as a cigarette on an upholstered chair which has nearly burnt through and is releasing a lot of smoke very slowly.

Though this may seem preferable, especially for apartment complexes, a smouldering fire can completely get out of hand within minutes. This is why the Queensland Government smoke alarm legislation states that all dwellings must contain photoelectric alarms, as early detection is key to reducing property damage and survival. If your home or commercial building is fitted with ionisation smoke alarms, you must upgrade to photoelectric smoke alarms for safety. If you’re unsure if your home contains ionisation smoke alarms, you can call our Smoke alarm testing Brisbane experts on (07) 3343 4066 to arrange an inspection.

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Photoelectric Smoke Alarms

The photoelectric smoke alarm is widely regarded as the best smoke detection technology available and is used by most major fire safety authorities. Consumer product safety has highlighted the benefits of photoelectric smoke alarms for sight-impaired or blind people. The latest AUS standard mandates that all new residential homes have at least one photoelectric smoke alarm installed on each level to help detect fires early before they spread. This is because photoelectric smoke alarms can detect smaller particles by using a light source and sensing chamber that triggers an alarm when the particles are reflected. If you’d like to upgrade to photoelectric smoke alarms, be sure to get in touch with our smoke alarm installations Brisbane team as soon as possible.

Call us today for all your smoke alarms Brisbane installation, testing and maintenance needs!

If you require smoke alarm testing Brisbane services or would like to upgrade to a better system, give us a call on (07) 3343 4066, email contact-us@gimpelelectrics.com.au or fill out the online form and one of our electricians will be in touch shortly. For the electrician Brisbane Southside homeowners trust to look after their smoke alarms, choose Gimpel Electrics.

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