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Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Smoke Alarm Electrician

We have all heard on news reports of people killed in a house fire because they either didn’t have a smoke alarm, or they did, but it didn’t go off. It’s tragic that every year homes and lives are lost because homeowners simply forget to install or regularly test their smoke alarm. How would you feel you lost a family member simply because you didn’t take the time to check your smoke alarm? You want to do everything you can to keep those you love safe – so if you don’t have a smoke alarm, get one today! Call Electrician To The Rescue today and organise smoke alarm installations in your home.

The electricians in Sydney from Electrician To The Rescue have been installing smoke alarms in homes for years, smoke alarms not only detect a fire, they wake everyone in your home and alert them to the danger so they have time to get out safely. Fire can move through a house quickly and you need to discuss an evacuation plan in case of a fire so everyone knows what to do.

Test your alarm regularly and at least once a year; replace the batteries in each alarm with brand new ones. If you have a smoke alarm that runs on batteries, if the batteries die, so does your alarm. The electricians in Sydney from Electrician To The Rescue can install smoke alarms quickly and give you advice on smoke alarm safety. If you don’t have an alarm installed – call 1800 893 218 now!

The technicians from Electrician To The Rescue have great testimonials and are skilled, trained and qualified to not only install smoke alarms, but carry out any and all electrical repairs and installations.

There is really no excuse to NOT have a working smoke alarm in your home, they are the best investment you’ll ever make. Hopefully you will never actually NEED one, but if you do have a fire, knowing you and your family are safe will be the best reward. Electrician To The Rescue provide an emergency call out service – so there’s no excuse not to get that alarm installed today!

Your smoke alarm – a life saver in your home

They’re small and easy to ignore, but when it comes to home safety, they could literally save your life. Smoke alarms are one of the most important pieces of equipment in your any home, but in order to keep you and your family safe, they should be properly looked after and tested.

Every smoke alarm electrician knows how important smoke alarms are. We want to keep you safe, so we’ve put together a few simple tips to help you carry out the all important regular maintenance that your smoke detector needs.

Don’t forget

It may sound obvious, but with a busy family and work life, remembering to check your smoke alarm can be tricky.

Fire & Rescue NSW recommends: all of your smoke alarms should be tested at least every month to ensure that the battery and the alarm sounder are working, so try to get in the habit of setting aside a minute a month to do this.

Maintenance needs to be done every 6 months, so we recommend that you service your smoke alarm every time you change your clock for daylight savings, so that you don’t forget.

Every 6 months

You should clean your smoke alarm with a vacuum cleaner. This will remove any particles that will hinder its performance. If you’re using a 9V lead battery, you should consider changing it twice a year.

Once a year

If your smoke alarm has a removable alkaline battery, you should replace the battery once a year. If it uses a lithium battery it will not need replacing annually as the battery is inbuilt into the alarm and the entire unit will need replacing every ten years.

Get into a good habit now!

This year daylight savings ends on Sunday 6th April at 2:00AM so don’t forget to check your smoke alarms when you change your clocks. It takes just three minutes to lose your home and family to flames so don’t put it off, make sure your smoke alarm is tested regularly.

Free Electrical Inspection

To keep your family safe, we’re proud to offer a FREE inspection of your home electrics and smoke alarms! Your electrician will come to your home at a time to suit you and do a full electrical safety investigation, making any little necessary adjustments completely FREE.

We will give you:

  • An inspection of lights/switches
  • An inspection of power points/power outlets
  • An inspection and testing of smoke alarms/smoke detectors
  • A visual inspection of your switchboard
  • A visual inspection of home wiring

We’ve been trusted in Sydney homes for over 30 years, so we’ve just about seen it all when it comes to faulty or damaged smoke alarms. If you find that your smoke alarm isn’t working as it should be, don’t put it off!

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