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February 13, 2019

Why the need to have a heat alarm in the kitchen?

Nearly two thirds of all domestic fires happen because of cooking. The kitchen is the single most dangerous place in your home, and time and time again it is the same problems that cause fires. If you know about those problems, the chances are you will be less likely to have a fire in your kitchen. Due to the nature of kitchens they are quite regularly filled with smoke. Optical and ionisation smoke detectors in such an environment will cause […]
February 8, 2019

WIN with CAVIUS – All you have to do is follow, like and share!

For the month of February CAVIUS UK is running a competition where you can stand the chance to win two smoke alarms and a heat alarm! We are running this competition across all our social media channels, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! All you have to do is Like our Page, Share the competition post and remind your friends to test their smoke alarms by tagging them! Winners will be chosen at random after the 3rd of March! Help us spread […]
February 6, 2019
10 Year Photoelectric Smoke Alarm Featured

Photoelectric vs Ionisation – What’s the difference?

Why photoelectric will provide a better level of protection for your home and those that live in it. Comparison of Technologies Photoelectric A photoelectric smoke alarm’s sensing chamber contains a light emitting diode and a light sensitive receiver. When smoke, or other by-products of combustion, fills this chamber the light beam is scattered and sets off the alarm. Photoelectric smoke alarms are suitable for living rooms, dining rooms, hallways and bedrooms. This is because these rooms often contain large pieces […]
February 1, 2019
flat fire escape plan

How to make an escape plan if you live in a Flat or Maisonette

Most homes differ in layout to the amount of people sharing that home, no single household is the same. Details of your escape plan will therefore depend on everyone’s individual requirements. This blog will provide different advice for different kinds of homes. When living in a Flat or Maisonette it is important to make yourself aware of all the safest exit points in your building, however, sometimes the Fire Services will advise different options all you need to do is […]