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A skilled technician will arrive with your alarm units* and all needed tools
He will install the new alarms or swap out the batteries of existing units
The handyman will troubleshoot each unit to confirm that it’s working properly
Released by the incomplete burning of fuels, carbon monoxide is a highly toxic and flammable gas that shouldn’t be toyed with. A carbon monoxide alarm will warn you about the presence of toxic gas in the air produced by faulty gas appliances before it is able to reach high levels.
Nobody can surveil their property for fires 24/7. Despite the indisputable benefits that fire alarms provide, many homes and businesses in the UK still opt not to include this basic safety feature. As a result, the fire rescue services are called to extinguish over 600,000 fires each year.
These fire outbreaks claim the lives of more than 800 people and injure 17,000 others.
Out of those statistics, nearly 500 deaths and 11,000 injuries happen in a domestic environment. For a small investment that is the cost of a smoke or a carbon monoxide detector installation, you will be able to protect your property and family 24/7 by instantly reacting to the threat.
The smoke alarm fitters are uniformed, insured, and have the qualifications to assist you with:
Note: The technicians currently specialise in the installation of battery-operated detectors only.
Fires are unpredictable, and so is gas appliance malfunction. According to the information published on the UK government’s official website, tragic fire hazard deaths are four times more likely to occur if not a single smoke alarm is fitted in the rental property. A CO2 and smoke detector installation service will keep your tenants safe while also helping you avoid hefty fines.
The fitters to work with most alarm types on the market. These include:
Your choice of a smoke or CO2 alarm should be based on the type of room in which you are planning to install it. Here are some examples:
As of the 1st of October 2015, private sector landlords are obligated by law to:
While there is no recommended minimum count that your property has to meet, the more of these units you have around, the better. Make sure that your smoke alarms are securely fixed on the ceilings of more busier areas of your premises, such as the hall or the landing.
Carbon monoxide alarms should be positioned at direct head height on either a wall or a shelf. They should also be at least one metre away from any fuel-burning appliances. Finally, test your alarms at least once a month to ensure that they are audible in any part of your house or flat.
Not at all! Just make sure to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines. It’s recommended that you test your detectors each month. Batteries, on the other hand, should be replaced once a year. If you just installed your carbon monoxide or smoke unit, don’t worry about replacing it anytime soon – if properly maintained, you should only book an alarm replacement once every 10 years.