Educate Yourself On The New Queensland Legislation
75% of QLD Rental Properties Still Require Smoke Alarm Upgrades
Hannah Stirling, the National Sales Manager at Smoke Alarm Solutions, has observed some frightening trends in Queensland regarding the pending 2022 smoke alarm legislation.
Victorians need to act now to avoid the bottleneck
Melanie Tazelaar, Marketing Manager for Smoke Alarm Solutions, reports on the smoke alarm legislation requirements for the Victorian market and the changes that will occur in 2021.
Form Professional Partnerships to be Surrounded By Industry Experts
Rental Results is a Property Management specific business, managing over 500 properties within 15 kilometres of the Brisbane CBD. Lauren Robinson is the owner and director of Rental Results and talks about the reasons she started her business, and one of those reasons was driven by customer service.
Act now before supply can not meet the demands
Connie McKee has been contracting to the REIQ for 25 of the 36 years she has been in the real estate industry. Previously owning two rent rolls, Connie has a passion for real estate and property management.
Why Has the REIQ Chosen Smoke Alarm Solutions as a Partner?
Here Antonia Mercorella, CEO of the REIQ, outlines why the REIQ supports the new Queensland smoke alarm legislation.
Three misconceptions about the Queensland Smoke Alarm legislation
Antonia Mercorella is the CEO of the REIQ. Here she clears up the misconceptions surrounding the new smoke alarm legislation and reinforces the urgency to act now to meet the 1 January 2022 deadline...
A quick how to on silencing a falsely sounding smoke alarm
A quick how to on silencing a falsely sounding smoke alarm and preventing further false alarms.
Resources Available to Educate Your Landlords on Smoke Alarm Compliance
Maryke Olivier is a Business Development Manager at Smoke Alarm Solutions. Here she talks through the ways in which she supports property managers...
Comparing alarms and the concerning trends we see in the market.
Here Jake runs you through the concerning trends we are seeing with third party providers attempting to upgrade properties to the 2022 legislation:
Don’t Risk it With Inexperienced Providers - Stick With the Experts
We service one in three Queensland rental properties, so we have an unrivaled view on what is currently happening in the market, and the changes in smoke alarm legislation have triggered some concerning trends.
Three Key Challenges We Foresee for the Industry and How to Best Mitigate Them
Michelle Parsons is the Chief Operating Officer at Smoke Alarm Solutions. Here she outlines the three biggest challenges being faced by the industry with regard to new smoke alarm legislation and the changes being confronted between now and 2022.
Keeping Your Landlords Informed in Under Five Minutes
Julieanne Smith is the Sales and Marketing Director for Smoke Alarm Solutions. Here, she’s talking about the legislative changes coming into force in 2022 and how property managers can educate landlords and encourage early take-up so that the industry misses the rush.
A Tour of Photoelectric Alarms And How to Spot An Inferior One
Jake Vorster is the Technical Manager at Smoke Alarm Solution. He oversees the electrical department and the legislation they follow. Here Jake runs you though the key features of photoelectric smoke alarms and the main differences between them and ionisation alarms.
Does Your Electrician Tick All The Boxes: A Checklist Before You Hire Someone
We come across a lot of subpar work when we’re out servicing smoke alarms and that’s usually due to the installer. The best smoke alarm is only as good as the person who has installed it. This video covers off a few things to keep in mind when looking for an installer.
Smoke Alarm Solutions has a new cost-effective option.
Landlords! Queensland Smoke Alarm legislation has changed. Smoke Alarm Solutions has a new cost-effective option of $169 per alarm, fully installed. Get your instant online quote today
Informing all Landlords. You now have new smoke alarm responsibilities.
Informing all Landlords. You now have new responsibilities. Queensland legislation has changed and on January 1st 2022 all Queensland rental properties must have Photoelectric, interconnected smoke alarms in every bedroom and on every level. New properties, or significantly...
Time is running out - Queensland rental properties need to be upgraded.
Time is running out. 2 years ago the changes to Queensland smoke alarm legislation were announced. Over half a million Queensland rental properties need to be upgraded. Don’t risk fines or refusal of insurance by leaving your upgrade to the last minute.
When we sleep, we are vulnerable to fire. Sleep Safe
When we sleep, we are vulnerable to fire. Life-threatening house fires are incredibly difficult to detect. Queensland smoke alarm legislation has changed – Make sure you install Interconnected, photoelectric smoke alarms in each bedroom of your rental property. Smoke Alarm Solutions. Protecting Australians.
Rectification of non-compliance could cost hundreds
Use the best… the first time Every weekday, our technicians visit up to 10 properties where landlords have attempted to upgrade to new Queensland smoke alarm legislation but fail to comply. Save time and money by choosing the right smoke alarm compliance company. Upgrade your property now with Smoke Alarm Solutions. Protecting Australians.
While You Sleep, Your Sense of Smell
Have you updated your smoke alarms? When you sleep, your sense of smell sleeps. If a fire starts, toxic fumes can overcome you. Photoelectric smoke alarms see smoke- ensure your family “sleeps safe”! The legislation around smoke alarms has changed, affecting all QLD rental properties. Don’t risk non-compliance and additional costs to rectify mistakes by using an inferior installer. Choose an expert to comply with 2022 legislation.
Is Your Home Compliant With The New Smoke Alarm Legislation?
Is your home compliant with the new smoke alarm legislation? Did you know your newly-built home must be compliant to strict new Queensland smoke alarm legislation? Queensland properties with Development Approval after 2017 must meet these same requirements. New QLD smoke alarm legislation will affect all landlords from 2022. Non-Compliance could result in fines or refusal of insurance claims. Don’t let your property be a part of the last-minute rush to upgrade.
QLD Smoke Alarm Legislation Has Changed - Don’t Risk It
Queensland smoke alarm legislation has changed. Your rental property will need smoke alarms in every bedroom and they must be photoelectric and interconnected. Don’t risk leaving installation until December 2021.
The Reason Stronger Smoke Alarm Laws Were Introduced - 2011 House Fire Tragedy
In 2011, Queensland lost an entire family tragically in a house fire. This resulted in a change in smoke alarm legislation which affects all rental properties in Queensland. Learn about your responsibilities at Smoke Alarm Solutions.
Queensland Smoke Alarm Upgrade – Landlords Need To Start Now
Queensland has over 600,000 rental properties. If you are a landlord you have until the end of 2021 to ensure your properties meet the new smoke alarm legislation. Queensland landlords – you need to start now. This video highlights the need to upgrade early to avoid a last-minute rush and a lack of electricians able to carry out the work.
What’s Your Smoke Alarm Compliance Responsibility?
Queensland Smoke alarm legislation has changed, affecting over 600,000 rental properties in Queensland. If you own a rental property you need to understand your responsibilities.
Do you have a Rental Property? Protect Your Investment
Protect your rental property and lifetime investments. The legislation around smoke alarms has changed. This will affect all rental properties in Queensland. Make sure you are aware of your responsibilities visit Smoke Alarm Solutions.
Renovating Your Home – Does The New Smoke Alarm Law Affect Me?
When renovating your house or rental property, don’t forget you may need to update your smoke alarms. New Queensland legislation became effective in 2017. Don’t become a statistic contact Smoke Alarm Solutions.
What are the changes?
The 2017 changes to legislation has meant all QLD rental properties need to meet strict new guidelines from 2022, with owner occupiers needing to meet these same requirements by 2027. As 566,000 rental properties need to be upgraded by the 2022 timeframe, it will be difficult for landlords to do so if they leave it until the last minute.
Changes to the legislation include the following:
- Smoke alarms must be installed in every bedroom of a home
- Smoke alarms must be powered by either 240 volt or 10 year lithium battery
- Smoke alarms requiring replacement after January 1, 2017 must be photoelectric
- Hard-wired, interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms require a qualified electrician to conduct the installation
- Any smoke alarm being replaced after January 1, 2017 must be photoelectric
- All new or renovated houses subject to a building application submitted after January 1 , 2017 will need to comply with the smoke alarm legislation.
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