Under this service, we will clean, test and maintain all smoke alarms in a property to ensure it meets current State and Federal legislation. Any alarm required to be installed or replaced in order to meet compliance, will be charged at an extra cost. We will provide a compliance report following this inspection as proof of our visit.
^Price will increase to $100 if property found to have interconnected alarms in bedrooms
Platinum Annual Package
Our Platinum Annual Smoke Alarm Service includes all smoke alarm inspections required for current compliance standards*. All smoke alarms are installed or replaced free of charge. If your smoke alarms are found to be faulty, expired, missing or damaged, or if you require any additional smoke alarms in order to comply with legislation, these will be replaced or installed free of charge. This is truly a comprehensive, no-more-to-pay service.
*In order to comply with 2022 Queensland Legislation, you will need to enrol your property in the Ultimate Subscription.
Ultimate Subscription (Only available in Queensland)
Suitable for properties with interconnected smoke alarms in bedrooms.
• Attendance at lease renewal or change to ensure maintenance requirements are met+
• Complimentary re-attendance for beeping or faulty smoke alarms requiring attention
• Compliance report following each inspection outlining if property compliant to current legislation or Queensland 2022 legislation
• If property deemed non-compliant to Queensland 2022 legislation, we will ensure property is compliant to current Queensland legislation ~ and provide quote to upgrade to Queensland 2022 legislation
In order to comply with Queensland 2022 legislation, interconnected, photoelectric 240 volt or 10 year lithium battery operated smoke alarms meeting AS 3786:2014 will need to be installed in bedrooms, hallways with bedrooms exit points, bedroom exit points to remainder of house and every other storey not containing bedrooms at a cost of $119 for Emerald Alarms brand, $169 for PSA brand or $229 for Brooks brand smoke alarms.
+If we are requested to re-attend a property to provide a compliance report following upgrade by another company, a charge of $100 will apply.
~We will make property compliant to Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Act 1990; Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008; and the Electrical Safety Act 2002 to be in place by 1st January 2022 for rental properties and related electrical work (if applicable).
Safety Switch Function Test
We can carry out Safety Switch Function Test when requested and in conjunction with a scheduled smoke alarm inspection. (We will not carry out safety switch function test when we are attending to a faulty or beeping alarm that needs attention, nor as an individual service.) We will carry out this service by pressing a test button located on the safety switch. If it flicks off and cuts the power, we turn the safety switch back on.
Corded Window Compliance
Under this service, we ensure that all blind cords in a property are brought up to the Competition and Consumer Corded Internal Window Coverings Safety Standard 2014 (‘Regulations’), which relates to the installation of corded blinds. Within this service, we do not replace or repair the blinds however we will make mention of damaged blinds, if noticed. In order to bring blind cords within the mandatory standards, we may install a cord guide, cleat, tensioning devices, warning label or a mix of these devices. Some of these devices may require the occupant(s) to take action to tie the blind cord.