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.
A list of our smoke alarms with a recommendation where they should be used.
An explanation of the different types of smoke alarms. Also, common terms and standards.
What are the new Scottish alarm regulations and do they apply to me?
View commonly asked questions about the detection of smoke, fire and carbon monoxide and other gases.
Help and guidance on fire alarm systems, who specifies the level of alarm system required and the types of panel available.
An overview of the BS 5839-6: 2019, fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings
This guide helps highlight the unique features of each type of smoke alarm sensor and their differences.
Our free service that will email you when its time to test or replace your smoke alarms.
Information about the disposal of smoke and heat alarms which have reached the end of their usable life.
Research and recommendations as to when mains powered smoke alarms should be replaced
Information and guidance about positioning smoke and heat alarms when they are installed
This guide will help you identify what causes Ei/Aico alarms to beep and false alarm.
Find a replacement model for your BRK mains powered smoke alarm.
Replace old smoke alarms without changing base plate.