New Qld Legislation Compliance: The Solution to Your Worries

The clock continues to tick toward the 2022 deadline and as the COVID threat becomes more clearly defined, owners will be in even more need of a clear strategy. If you’re worried about maintaining smoke alarms and ensuring compliance with the new QLD Legislation, a trusted smoke alarm provider can offer the help you need. [...]

By |September 27th, 2017|Smoke Alarm Legislation|2 Comments

The Best Queensland Smoke Alarms

The best Queensland smoke alarms will give residents a stronger chance of surviving a house fire. Following the newly amended smoke alarm legislation, property managers and homeowners must be cautious when choosing smoke alarms for their property. Under the new rules, all new smoke alarms that go into the property starting January 1, 2017, must [...]

Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation: Dos and Don’ts

The new Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation stamps the state’s resolve to ensure the safety and protection of all residents and properties. It imposes strict requirements that property owners must comply with and introduces significant changes for gradual implementation within ten years. There are a lot of sites on the internet about the new legislation. This [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Smoke Alarm Legislation|1 Comment

Two Things to Remember When Installing New Smoke Alarms

If you are installing new smoke alarms this year, you must consider some key factors to ensure your compliance with the new Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation. The amended laws have particular provisions about the type, placement, and interconnection of alarms to use. It can be very confusing for homeowners and property managers to know if [...]

Smoke Alarm Companies: Tips to Find the Best Provider for Your Property

Smoke alarm companies or service providers are your ultimate partners in ensuring home fire safety. Because of the recent changes in the Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation, a lot of property managers and homeowners in the state are actively looking for the services of smoke alarm companies now more than ever. But with the number of small [...]

By |July 2nd, 2017|Smoke Alarm Legislation|2 Comments

Smoke Detector Placement Under the New Legislation

One of the most groundbreaking changes in the new QLD Smoke Alarm legislation is the provision on smoke detector placement. Under the new rules, almost every room in the home must be installed with smoke alarms. These tougher laws are expected to further promote home fire safety throughout Queensland.   Smoke detector placement according to [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Smoke Alarm Legislation|0 Comments

Ionisation Smoke Alarm: Why It Doesn’t Comply with the New Legislation?

The installation of ionisation smoke alarm used to be allowed in Queensland. But with the new smoke alarm laws in place, the technology requirements have changed. From January 1, 2017, moving forward, all new smoke alarms that will go into every property must only be photoelectric alarms that comply with Australian Standards 3786:2014. The legislation [...]

Home Fire Alarms: Requirements Under the New Laws

Not all home fire alarms are created equal. They differ in price, features, and response time. In Queensland, not just any type of smoke alarm will do. The amended smoke alarm legislation has stringent requirements and schedule of implementation when it comes to the home fire alarms to install. Here are the important requirements for home [...]

Ionisation vs. Photoelectric Smoke Alarms

Queensland now has the toughest smoke alarm laws in Australia. Under the amended rules, all new alarms that go into the property starting January 1, 2017, must be photoelectric smoke alarms and comply with Australian Standards 3786-2014. Why does the new legislation require the installation of photoelectric smoke alarms over ionisation? Let’s take a closer [...]

By |May 30th, 2017|Smoke Alarm Legislation|0 Comments

Smoke Alarm Legislation Queensland – Why you should comply sooner rather than later

The new Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation requires sold or leased houses to have smoke alarms in place at the time a tenancy agreement or contract of sale is made. But that’s not all there is to the new legislation. The new smoke alarm legislation sets firm rules on the type and number of alarms a [...]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Smoke Alarm Legislation|0 Comments