A family home that does not have multiple smoke alarm or smoke detectors to alert you to a possible fire is very risky. For those homes that do have smoke detectors, the truth is that most smoke detectors are not routinely tested or even languish with dead batteries for weeks or even months which of course, makes them completely useless. Powering Electrical specialise in smoke alarm installation services of hard-wired smoke alarm packages. To ensure your home is safe from the possibility of fire, call us today to have our smoke alarm installation electricians visit your home to install or replace your smoke alarms.
It is important to note that all mains powered smoke alarms must be installed by a registered Sydney smoke alarm installation electrician, comply with Australian Standard 3786 and carry the Australian Standards or the ActivFire labels. We Reccomend our customers to Replace or Install new smoke alarms that are
Ionization smoke alarms ‘feel’ the smoke. They detect invisible combustion particles and activate quickly. Ionization alarms are good at detecting fast flaming fires with little visible smoke. This type of alarm is less prone to false alarms due to dust and steam but can be easily set off if placed too close to cooking.
Photoelectric smoke alarms ‘see’ the smoke. These alarms detect visible particles of combustion. Photoelectric alarms are particularly responsive to smouldering fires which give off a lot of smoke. This style of smoke alarm must be cleaned regularly to ensure correct function and to avoid false alarms. Powering Electrical strongly recommends the use of photo-electric smoke alarms as they provide the best protection across a range of fires.
Powering Electrical will be able to recommend the location for installation in Sydney, but here are some considerations to be made when installing.
Powering Electrical, a smoke alarm maintenance company, would like to remind you that these have limited life expectancy. They should: