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September 4, 2019
chimney fire safety week

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2019

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2019 – 2nd to 8th September – Nationwide! Chimney Fire Safety Week was introduced in 2009 and aims to raise awareness of safe chimney use, including the importance of ensuring that chimneys are swept regularly, are clean and appropriate quality fuel is used. Whilst there was a reduction in nationwide chimney fires during the year April 2014-March 2015, there were still over 5,000 avoidable chimney fires. Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017 intends to reach out to […]
August 30, 2019
78mm smoke alarm

The CAVIUS 10-year 78mm smoke

CAVIUS has now extended their smoke alarm range to include a 10-year 78mm smoke alarm which is perfect for the modern family’s safety needs. The 78mm cone-shaped body houses an optical battery-powered Smoke alarm with wireless interlink functionality. This enables the alarm to connect with up to 31 other alarms from the CAVIUS Wireless Alarm Family, giving you peace of mind that you will hear an alarm wherever you are in the house. The wide and easy-access test button makes […]
August 27, 2019
smoke alarm

The CAVIUS 5 Year 65mm Smoke Alarm

CAVIUS expertise has now extended into the world of wireless technology with a new smoke alarm specifically designed to fit the modern family’s home safety needs. CAVIUS Smoke Alarms combine state of the art electronics with superior product design to produce the world’s smallest Photoelectric Smoke Alarms and Thermal Heat Alarms, both with a 10-year battery. After significant investment in building, renovating or redecorating your home, there is no better way to complement your design and protect your family than […]
August 23, 2019

BS 5839-6 2019 – What has changed?

The BSI’s recent update of the domestic fire detection and alarm system standard, specifically Part 6 of BS 5839, outlines the code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic properties. Why the British Standards Institute (BSI) has updated the domestic fire detection and alarm systems standard Around 80 per cent of UK fire deaths and injuries happen in domestic premises. Tragically, that adds up to over 300 deaths and […]