Smoke alarms are a major safety importance in any home, office or warehouse. In the United States alone, there are over 2,000 people who unfortunately lose their lives to residential fires every year. Often in these cases this is due to inhalation of the toxic gases released by the fires as oppose to the burns. The majority of fatal fires happen while families are asleep as they are unaware of what is happening in their surroundings.
Our electrical technicians at iActive Electrical understand these fatality rates and the importance of smoke detectors in homes and we want rest assured knowing that our clients have installed the best prevention possible prevention against fires. We offer full installation of all smoke alarms and servicing to existing detectors in your home.
Many people do not realise the importance of having your smoke alarms serviced as over time, there are many different factors that may stop these from working. Experts suggest that all smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years or earlier if specified by the manufacturer.
Be sure to test your alarm once a month, vacuum and dust off your smoke alarms every six months and replace batteries every year to give your home, office or warehouse every bit of safety prevention against fires.
No matter how urgent any electrical repairs seem, it is never okay to attempt to handle them on your own. Trying to take care of electrical problems without professional training is extremely dangerous and at times life threatening. If you or someone else are not hurt during your attempt, there is still a chance that you’ve left something undone that poses a huge risk to you, your home, or your family. In fact, faulty electrical wiring is the number one cause of house fires in the United States, according to the National Fire Protection Agency. So in order to make sure that your home is safe, always rely on a professional for any electrical services.