February 28, 2020

Where Should Smoke Alarms be Fitted?

Never fitted a smoke alarm before and not sure where to install them? Here is some advice from the Fire Safety Building Regulations: Part B. For new homes and extensions, at least one mains-powered smoke alarm system with detector/alarms interlinked should be fitted on each floor. (Mains-operated smoke alarms should be fitted with batteries as a back-up.) They should be positioned within 7.5m of bedroom doors and located in landings and hallways. Smoke detectors should also be positioned at least […]
February 26, 2020

Advantages of a CAVIUS Alarm

Here are 6 reasons why you should install a CAVIUS Smoke Alarm in your home: CORE TECHNOLOGY The world’s smallest smoke and heat alarms were designed by Danes and engineered in the UK by a highly specialised team with over 50 years’ experience in developing high quality system smoke alarms to EN54-7 certification. DESIGN The CAVIUS alarms use the highest quality components to ensure reliability in performance and stability and that the alarms will be 100% operational during their 10-year […]
February 24, 2020

Why CAVIUS smoke alarms are more superior to other designs

If you’re looking for a smoke alarm for your home, there are many options to choose from. The smoke alarm market is filled with standard smoke alarms which cost less and seem to do the job just fine, however, before you buy the most standard alarm let us tell you what makes the CAVIUS alarm the best choice. CORE TECHNOLOGY The core technology of the CAVIUS 40mm smoke alarm was designed by a team experienced in developing high quality system […]
February 14, 2020

Fines handed out over fire safety failings at student flats

Three companies have been ordered to pay fines totalling £670,000 after admitting fire safety failings at a building used for student accommodation in Leeds. Judge Mairs at Leeds Crown Court heard how Trinity Halls on Woodhouse Street had only one available fire escape which was compromised due to combustible materials, putting at serious risk the 27 students who had moved in, in September 2016. The court heard the students had moved into the building on the upper ground floor while […]