As the end of the year quickly approaches, these are the last weeks to ensure your property has had its smoke alarms upgraded. To avoid a loss in rental returns from 1 January 2022, Queensland landlords must have installed interconnected smoke alarms in residential rental properties.
The state-wide changes taking place require rental properties to upgrade and service their smoke alarms to be photoelectric and interconnected. Rather than individual alarms throughout the home, an interconnected system means when one alarm is activated all alarms property wide will go off. This ensures more time is available for residents to be alerted and evacuate in the case of fires or emergencies. These changes have been introduced to protect Queenslanders and ensure their safety, particularly with fire season and storm season approaching.
Upgrade Smoke Alarms
If you require your smoke alarms in your rental properties to be upgraded to an interconnected system, Haines Electricals master electricians can service your property no matter the size. If you are unsure of your requirements and need more information or expert advice about your options, Haines Electrical can help make sure your rental property is new year ready.
Haines Electrical and Safety
Safety culture sits at the core of every Haines Electrical project. We are dedicated to guaranteeing the safety of our staff and our clients on every job.
If you need to upgrade your smoke alarms, or if you are unsure if your alarms meet the new requirements contact our team now.