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Keep your family and property protected with a smoke alarm installation performed by the licensed and skilled electricians at Dawson Electric. With our 30+ years of industry experience, we can assess, install, maintain and replace smoke alarms for optimal safety.

We offer free quotes with a fast turnaround, and if we’re not on time, the job is free.

Are you ready for the new QLD smoke alarm legislation?

Injury and death caused by house fires could often be prevented with the correct smoke alarm installation. A devastating fire in Brisbane’s South in 2011 prompted changes to Queensland smoke alarm legislation. These changes will help improve safety and save lives in Queensland households.

Having started on January 1st, 2017, the Queensland government is rolling out the changes over a decade.

So, what does this mean for you?

Queensland smoke alarm legislation guidelines:

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Smoke alarm legislation changes - January 2022

From January 1st, 2022, the new smoke alarm legislation will apply to all domestic dwellings leased and sold. This is something all renters, landlords, home buyers and sellers should be aware of.

If you are planning to lease, sell or buy a home in the next few years, make sure the smoke alarms comply with the new legislation. The smoke alarms must be interconnected and installed in each bedroom, hallway and on every floor.

The new legislation ensures the types of alarms and how they are installed is optimal for giving you an early warning and the chance to escape.

We can help secure your home with legislation-complying smoke alarms

Dawson Electric’s experienced and licensed electricians specialise in household electrical safety. Our team can install smoke alarms to your property to make sure you, your family or your tenants are safe. Contact us and we can help you get set for the 2022 smoke alarm requirements. These are some of the things we can help with to secure your home:

  • Photoelectric smoke alarm installation in every bedroom, hallway and on every level
  • Making sure smoke alarms are hardwired and interconnected with battery backup
  • Checking the working order of your smoke alarm

You should check all the smoke alarms in your home regularly. You can either have a licensed electrician come in or check them yourself.

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Common Questions about smoke alarm installation

What is a photoelectric smoke alarm?

Photoelectric smoke alarms are more advanced than the old ionisation smoke alarms. They respond faster to most fire types as they can detect a smouldering fire. They are also less likely to react to a false alarm.

Why do they need to be interconnected?

Evidence strongly suggests that interconnected smoke alarms installed in bedrooms greatly increase the chances of you and your family escaping unharmed. In a fire, interconnected smoke alarms will all activate. This will warn you no matter where you are in the house.

Why do smoke alarms need to be hard-wired with a battery back up?

If smoke alarms are hard-wired with a battery backup they will always work. There is the chance with purely battery-operated smoke alarms that if the battery is dead and the smoke alarm has not been checked that it will not activate in a fire. With hardwired smoke alarms, even if the power has gone out then the battery backup will kick in. Find out more about the latest smoke alarm legislation.

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