Smoke Alarm Testing & Compliance

Keep your home and business safe with superior smoke alarm testing. With the team at Maintag, we ensure you are full compliant with the latest legislations.

Expert Smoke Alarm Testing

Is Your Smoke Alarm Compliant?

As one of the most important safety devices in any home or business, smoke alarms are often neglected – until it is too late. A fully functioning smoke alarm can mean the difference between life and death, making regular testing and maintenance critical.

Maintag is a leading smoke alarm inspection and testing provides, servicing homes and businesses across the Sunshine Coast. To ensure superior professional and technical services, each job is completed in compliance with the latest Australian standards and legislation.

We pride ourselves on delivering industry-leading services and strive to complete every job according to scope, budget and time requirements. Whether you are a homeowner, business owner or landlord you can count on Maintag to keep you and your tenants safe from the threat of fire. Get in touch today!

Specialists You Can Rely On

Holding a range of industry certifications and qualifications allow us to provide an ever-growing set of electrical and property maintenance services. 

With 25 years of experience, we have a passion for high quality work that let you know that your job is taken care of!

Testing That Ensures Your Are Compliant

As per new 2022 legislation, all properties for sale, transfer of ownership, rental or hire will require the installation of interconnected, Photoelectric smoke alarms. Fitted in bedrooms, connecting hallways and across the dwelling, smoke alarms must be hard-wired with backup batteries.

As these legislations update and change, it can be difficult to keep up! At Maintag, we keep up to date so you don’t have to. When you partner with us, we ensure your home and individual smoke alarms are compliant with the newest standards.

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Trusted Service

We conduct a full test, review and maintenance of smoke alarms. With an in-depth understanding of various smoke detectors, our qualified team have the skills and knowledge to service, test and maintain your smoke alarms with absolute confidence.

We also have a comprehensive understanding of Australian standards and will provide educated advice on fire safety, smoke alarm maintenance and where these devices should be installed for optimal functioning.

From testing and cleaning to repair and replacement, we are here to assist!

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Effective. Reliable. Affordable.

Maintag offers a simple, affordable solution that makes it easy to stay compliant with smoke alarm legislation and regulations.

Smoke alarm Compliance & Safety

Why You Need Regular Maintenance

Smoke alarms are subject to more wear and tear than you may realise- from dust and grime, to smoke and cooking vapours. This buildup can be dangerous, causing your smoke detector to malfunction or completely fail when you need it most.

Whether your alarm just requires a clean or you need full repairs and replacements, we are here to help keep you safe. The team at Maintag have the skills and eye for detail to detect any and all tell-tale signs of issues and damages.

Do not take chances with your life or property. Ensure your smoke alarms are clean, fully functioning and compliant. At Maintag, we understand your safety concerns, thus aim to provide high-quality services and advice, giving you peace of mind!


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Smoke Alarm Testing FAQs

A smoke alarm’s ideal location is in the center of the room, however this is not a requirement.  They must be 300mm from any corners or lighting and 400mm from anything that maybe blow air i.e. fan or air conditioner.  Different requirements are needed for any sloping/exposed beam ceilings.  

Any dwellings built pre 1997 may have battery powered smoke alarms.  Domestic dwellings built 2014 and after are required to have all smoke alarms interconnected.

  • Smoke alarms older than 10 years or have failed to operate when tested must be replaced. 
  • If a smoke alarm is being replaced, it must be AS3786-2014 photoelectric and powered by what is present.

All property owners and landlords must ensure that working smoke alarms are well maintained and are compliant with recent legislation.

All compliant smoke alarms have “AS3786-2014” on them.

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