"Checking and testing your smoke alarm really could save your life. Because you don't want the unimaginable to happen and you have a house fire and your alarms not working."
"Before we came to do the filming here today i didn't know that you had to change your smoke alarms every 10 years. Its been a real eye opener. When we had children our whole attitude to fire safety changed"
As a minimum you should have a working smoke alarm on every floor of your property. Best practice is to have a smoke alarm in the below rooms;
Hallway | Landing | Bedroom | Living Room
Heat alarms are best suited to areas where dust, fumes and moisture can cause nuisance alarms in smoke alarms.
Boiler Room | Kitchen| Laundry Room | Loft | Garage
Follow these simple guidlines to make sure that its at
its best when you need it most.