We Install & Service Smoke Alarms in Wollongong

Keep Your Family Safe

Having functional smoke alarms is a legal requirement for all homeowners living in NSW. At John McEwan Electrical, we understand that you put complete trust in your smoke alarms, which means you need to hire an electrical company that you know will do the job right. We provide smoke alarm services in Shellharbour, Kiama, Dapto, Thirroul, Wollongong, Bowral, Mittagong and Moss Vale.

Smoke alarm experts

Our expert electricians have ample experience installing smoke alarms across the NSW area. We can offer genuine advice regarding your smoke alarms, including where the best placement is and whether a replacement model would be better than servicing. As fully insured and licensed electricians, trust us to get the job done swiftly and safely with minimal impact on your day.

We’ll also walk you through any aftercare tips as part of our exceptional customer service, such as when to test and what to do if you suspect a problem. If you have a query about your new smoke alarm system at any point following installation, simply call or drop us a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Smoke alarm installation solutions

We put safety first at John McEwan Electrical, which is why we’ll always come out to install a smoke alarm when you ask us to. We use only the highest quality of photoelectric smoke alarms as per NSW regulations, to give you and your family the best possible level of protection.

If you’re unsure how many smoke alarms you’ll need for your property, here’s a rough guide:

  • 1 bedroom: 2 alarms
  • 2 bedrooms: 3 alarms
  • 3 bedrooms: 4 alarms
  • 4 bedrooms: 6 alarms

Of course, when you book smoke alarm installation, a member of our friendly team will discuss the specifics with you in more detail. We’ll also provide a bespoke quote based on your appointment, such as the number of smoke alarms required and the number of storeys within your property.

NSW smoke alarm laws

Having functional smoke alarms isn’t just recommended – it’s also a legal obligation. The current NSW smoke alarm laws apply to all domestic dwellings, including those that are undergoing renovations and those being rented out. In accordance with the latest laws, smoke alarms must:

  • Be installed in each bedroom
  • Be photoelectric type only
  • Be installed in hallways serving bedrooms
  • Be hard wired to the electricity supply
  • Be interconnected to every other smoke alarm in the house
  • Be installed in the exit path of every storey not containing bedrooms

Please note too that the latest regulations state that all smoke alarms within a property should be less than 10 years old. If your smoke alarms are older than this, you will need to update your systems to a new photoelectric smoke alarm.

If you have concerns about whether your existing setup is fulfilling legal obligations, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team and ask for advice. We’ll be happy to talk you through the regulations in more detail and, if necessary, get you booked in for a new smoke alarm installation so you can have complete confidence.

Contact John McEwan Electrical today

If you need a smoke alarm installed, look no further than John McEwan Electrical. Our team of highly experienced electricians are on-hand to make the installation process quick, simple and in line with the latest NSW guidelines, so you can have complete peace of mind. Get in touch with us today to find out more or to arrange a call-out. We’re also available 24 hours a day for emergency call-outs.