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Humidity and Your Smoke Alarm

Smoke alarms can be sensitive to humidity, which is a concern in coastal Australia, where the climate fluctuates between wet and warm conditions. This issue is particularly severe from the wet season of November to March, which is when humidity

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WIRELESS OR HARDWIRED SMOKE ALARMS???

“Existing hardwired smoke alarms that need replacement must be replaced with a hardwired smoke alarm. Smoke alarms must be either hardwired or powered by a non-removable 10 year battery, or a combination of both may be allowed.” https://www.fire.qld.gov.au/sites/default/files/2021-04/New-Smoke-Alarm-Legislation.pdf ^^Straight from the QFES/QFD website which

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SMOKE ALARMS NOW REQUIRED IN CARAVANS

CARAVANS NOW REQUIRE SMOKE ALARMS- I have been asked a lot about this new law over the last few weeks. Due to some company’s sharing legislation with misleading information. Yes this is a law and it needs to be followed,

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