- in each bedroom,
- on each storey (for multi level homes),
- in hallways connecting bedrooms to the rest of the house,
- if there is no hallway then between the bedroom and the other parts of the storey,
- if there are no bedrooms on the storey at least one alarm must be installed on the path of the most likely exit to the building.
- from January 1 2017: In all new dwellings and substantially renovated dwellings (this applies to building applications submitted from 1 January 2017).
- from 1 January 2022: in all domestic dwellings leased and sold.
- from 1 January 2027: in all other domestic dwellings.
In addition to this, smoke alarms have a 10 year life span. If your alarms are more than 10 years old you are required to replace them with photoelectric alarms that meet Australian Standard (AS) 3786-2014.
At Prompt Power we are highly experienced in the installation of compliant smoke alarms, even in situations where wired interconnected alarms aren’t possible. Give us a call today if you have any questions or to schedule a free smoke alarm inspection and quote to ensure you and your family are safe.