Smoke, Heat & Carbon Monoxide Alarms Maldon
(And surrounding areas)
Call – 01621 881560
Welcome to TM Hughes & Son Electrical Services Ltd. We install Smoke, Heat & Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Maldon and the surrounding areas.
- NICEIC Registered Electricians
- Full Insurance
- Free no-obligation surveys and quotes
Smoke alarms are designed to detect the presence of smoke particles in the air, typically resulting from smouldering and flaming fires.
They are often installed on ceilings or high on walls as smoke rises. They provide an early warning, allowing occupants to evacuate in case of fire.
Heat alarms sense a rapid increase in temperature or when the temperature exceeds a predetermined threshold. They are most useful in areas prone to rapid, high-heat fires, such as kitchens.
Unlike smoke alarms, they are less likely to trigger false alarms from cooking smoke or high humidity.
Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Carbon Monoxide alarms are designed to detect the presence of carbon monoxide, a colourless, odourless, and deadly gas produced when fuels like gas, oil, coal, and wood don’t burn fully.
Since carbon monoxide is virtually undetectable without an alarm and can and does kill, these devices are critical for preventing carbon monoxide poisoning. They are typically installed at a breathable height, as carbon monoxide mixes with air.
Interconnected Alarm Systems
Interconnected alarm systems are a step up in safety measures. In such a system, all the alarms are linked together, meaning if one alarm is triggered, all alarms in the network sound off.
This synchronised alerting is particularly beneficial in larger homes or buildings where a hazard in one area might not immediately set off an alarm in another area.
Our Electricians can configure interconnected systems for your home, ensuring seamless communication between each device. They have the expertise to handle the wiring requirements of such a system and ensure the alarms are linked correctly.
Wired-in vs Battery-Powered Alarms
Choosing between wired-in and battery-powered alarms is another important consideration.
Wired-in alarms connect to your home’s electrical system and are considered more reliable since they don’t depend on batteries that deplete over time.
Moreover, most hard-wired systems have battery backups to ensure function during power cuts.
Wired-in alarms are more reliable and safer than battery alarms. That’s why they are now compulsory in new builds and rented properties.
As a homeowner choosing wired-in alarms provides you and your family with the ultimate protection.
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