What is smoke detector?
Smoke alarms are designed to detect fire smoke and emit a loud and distinctive sound to alert occupants of potential danger. Most smoke alarms work in an optical manner or by a physical process. Advanced units can use both detection methods to increase sensitivity to smoke.
All households need to install smoke alarms in order to protect their loved ones. Some old houses are at risks as they are not required to have a smoke alarms installed by the law. The smoke alarms in your home should be checked every 6 months to ensure they are functioning.
Smoke alarm testing
Wilco Electrical Services not only provides the installation service for smoke alarms but also test and replace them in order to maintain the safety of your home. Our electricians will inspect your smoke alarms using the following methods:
- Spraying the unit with a special spray ensuring the unit will detect smoke in the event of a fire;
- Cleaning the unit to ensure it is free from debris;
- Replacing batteries;
- A written report.
Call our friendly electricians
If you have any concerns about the your smoke alarms or you want a smoke alarm replacement in your home or workplace don’t hesitate to contact our experienced electricians on 02 9186 3788. We are open 24 hours 7 days a week. Also take a look at our services: