Did you know?

 

— Since the 1st of February 1999 in Victoria self contained smoke alarms must be installed in all residential buildings including homes, units, flats and townhouses. It is the legal responsibility of landlords to install and maintain smoke alarms.

— 47.4% of those deaths occur between 12am and 8am when residents are sleeping

— The Real Estate Institute of Australia recommends when carrying out maintenance at a property it is important to utilise a qualified tradesperson who is licensed to carry out the work and who has adequate insurance to protect you against poor workmanship in the event of a tenant injury from the work carried out.

— The Real Estate Institute of Victoria recently recommended that Real Estate Agents engage independent contractors to regularly service smoke alarms in all properties listed on their rental roles, expecting tenants to maintain smoke alarms may not provide adequate protection and could endanger people and property.

— Consumer affairs Victoria advises the landlord is responsible for installing and maintaining smoke alarms.

— Smoke alarm plea after three students die in house blaze.

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— CFA-Correct installation is vital.

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— Smoke alarms to become compulsory in all homes.

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— Landlords face court over new smoke alarm laws.

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Our Service to you.

 

Our one low cost of $75.00 per year per property covers all servicing and batteries throughout the year

We will ensure that your property complies with the regulations, and that your tenancy change/renewal responsibilities are fully met.

For a set cost of $75.00 per year per property,

We will attend the property once a year to assess compliance and undertake the required maintenance in accordance with Australian Standard AS1851.

This one low cost is for any type of residential property, regardless of the type and number of smoke alarms in the property. We do not charge extra for replacing batteries.

We will only install smoke alarms or replace faulty or expired alarms as required under the legislation if required and authorized by you or your Property Manager.

Once the service is completed we will provide a comprehensive and detailed report

 

Questions Answered.

 

Who is responsable for testing our smoke detectors?

The Real Estate Institute of Victoria recently recommended that Real Estate Agents engage independent contractors to regularly service smoke alarms in all properties listed on their rental roles, expecting tenants to maintain smoke alarms may not provide adequate protection and could endanger people and property and expose Landlords and Property managers to potential Insurance claims.

Do you liaise with my property manager?

Yes - We have found that the most efficient way of servicing a property is partnering with your existing property manager.

This allows them to manage and co-ordinate the services as needed to maintain overall control.

What do you do with faulty or old smoke alarms?

All faulty smoke alarms are disposed of as per the Regulations.

What Insurance is required?

We a $ 10 million Public Liability Insurance cover, we also have a $ 5 million Professional Indemnity Insurance cover.

What is Professional Indemnity Insurance and is it required?

Professional Indemnity Insurance is required, and all service providers who give advice needs to have this insurance. You need to be aware that any advice which is given is backed up by this insurance.

If your current service provider does not have Professional Indemnity Insurance - stop using them as you could be exposed to potential claims.

Do you provide discounts?

Yes. We offer discounts on multiple services. 

Should I receive a Compliance Report?

Yes you should and we provide a Compliance Report after every visit to the property. This gives the landlords proof that the property has met the requirements of all legislation regarding smoke alarms.

What areas do you service and what is your capacity?

We service all of Victoria. We have trained staff ready and waiting.

All our Technicians are comprehensively trained and have passed a thorough Smoke Alarm Technical Assessment.

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