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SMOKE ALARMS

Installation, Maintenance, and Testing of Smoke Alarms in Southeast QLD

Smoke alarms save lives.

These devices are able to detect smoke well before a fire breaks out, giving the occupants critical seconds to escape, put out the fire, or ask for help.

Reports show that the risk of death during a house fire is cut down by more than 50% if properly maintained smoke alarms are installed.

But are you aware of the new smoke alarm legislation that commenced in Queensland from 1 January 2017?

           HOME OWNERS

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Homeowners must ensure the safety of their family members by installing smoke alarms that adhere to State and Federal regulations.

            LANDLORDS

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Every landlord in Australia is responsible for making sure that any property being rented out to tenants meets all State and Federal smoke alarm legislation.

    REAL ESTATE AGENTS

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Real Estate Agents should ensure that all properties being sold or rented out are properly fitted with the required number of regulation-compliant smoke alarms.

EXISTING SMOKE ALARM REGULATIONS

Protecting You & Your Family

Because there are several legislation changes that will take effect on 1st January 2022, homeowners, landlords, real estate agents, and property managers have to be aware of the current laws that are being implemented now and how they are change in 2022.

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WHY MAINTAIN AND TEST SMOKE ALARMS?

Your Safety is our Priority

SMOKE ALARMS MAY QUALIFY YOU FOR INSURANCE DISCOUNTS.

SMOKE ALARMS SHORTEN YOUR RECOVERY TIME.

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SMOKE ALARMS SAVE LIVES AND REDUCE PROPERTY LOSS

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SMOKE ALARMS KEEP YOU CODE-COMPLIANT.

SMOKE ALARMS MUST BE INSTALLED IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

IN EACH BEDROOM.

IN HALLWAYS THAT CONNECT BEDROOMS AND THE REST OF THE DWELLING.

ON EACH STOREY.

IF THERE IS NO HALLWAY, BETWEEN THE BEDROOMS AND OTHER PARTS OF THE STOREY.

IF THERE ARE NO BEDROOMS ON A STOREY, AT LEAST ONE SMOKE ALARM MUST BE INSTALLED IN THE MOST LIKELY PATH OF TRAVEL TO EXIT THE DWELLING.

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