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August 14, 2019
fire

Are you guilty of these 5 fire-causing habits?

The way you use your appliances can increase the risk of electrical fire in your home. Here’s how to avoid making five of the most dangerous mistakes. When it comes to fire safety at home, it seems that a lot of us have got into some bad habits. Almost all household electrical fires start in the kitchen and a whopping two fifths of them are caused by the way we use our appliances. Here, we reveal some of the worst […]
July 30, 2019
CO Alarm

CO Alarm Legislation for Landlords

The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 require landlords to ensure alarms are installed in their properties with effect from 1 October 2015. After that the landlord (or someone acting on behalf of the landlord) must ensure all alarms are in working order at the start of each new tenancy. Do I need to install smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in my rental? First things first, smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are non-negotiable for any household […]
July 29, 2019
Flood Alarm

CASE STUDY: Flood/Water Leak Alarm

We recently asked one of our customers to review their CAVIUS Flood/Water Alarm with a 5 year battery, see what they had to say about the CAVIUS range. The customer required a flood alarm for a yacht’s bilge as part of the protection for the vessel. As he was already using the CAVIUS smoke alarm products he chose the flood alarm from the same range in order to link all the devices to each other. Why did you choose our […]
July 26, 2019
fire

How to buy the best smoke alarms

Which smoke alarm should you buy – ionisation, optical or heat alarm? Find out how to choose the best smoke alarm for your home. Good smoke detectors warn you early when there’s a real fire and give you time to escape, but shouldn’t go off every time you burn the toast. There are three types of alarm – including two varieties of smoke alarms, and a heat alarm. Read on for more information about the different types of alarm and […]