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Smoke Alarm Help Guides

A range of help and information guides designed to inform you about smoke alarms including details on different types of sensor technologies, placement and installation of smoke alarms and buying guides and advice about the disposal of your smoke alarms.

Smoke Alarm Overview

Smoke Alarm Overview A list of our smoke alarms with a recommendation where they should be used.

Smoke Alarm Buying Guide

Smoke Alarm Buying Guide An explanation of the different types of smoke alarms. Also, common terms and standards.

BS 5839-6: 2019 Summary

BS 5839-6: 2019 Summary An overview of the BS 5839-6: 2019, fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings

Overview of Sensors

Types of Smoke Detectors This guide helps highlight the unique features of each type of smoke alarm sensor and their differences.

Smoke Alarm Reminder Service

Smoke alarm test reminder service Our free service that will email you when its time to test or replace your smoke alarms.

Disposal of old Smoke Alarms

More info about Disposal of old Smoke Alarms Information about the disposal of smoke and heat alarms which have reached the end of their usable life.

Why should smoke alarms be replaced after 10 years?

Information about replacement age of smoke alarms Research and recommendations as to when mains powered smoke alarms should be replaced

Positioning of Smoke & Heat Alarms

Positioning of Smoke & Heat Alarms Information and guidance about positioning smoke and heat alarms when they are installed

Help to Resolve Beeping Ei/Aico Alarms

More info about Help to Resolve Beeping Ei/Aico Alarms This guide will help you identify what causes Ei/Aico alarms to beep and false alarm.

Replacing BRK 600 and 700 Series Smoke Alarms

More info about Replacing BRK 600 and 700 Series Smoke Alarms Find a replacement model for your BRK mains powered smoke alarm.

Replacing Discontinued Fireangel Smoke Alarms

More info about Replacing Discontinued Fireangel Smoke Alarms

Replace old smoke alarms without changing base plate.