Fire alarm services Essex

Fire alarm systems are one of the best ways of keeping your property or business safe from the risks that a fire can pose, such as destruction of property, injury, and even loss of life.

But many people aren’t aware of how best to utilise these systems. They might pick the wrong system for them, or not install it in the most efficient way.

That’s why Detek Fire & Security services is proud to provide professional fire alarm services Essex. By utilising our experience gained through the wide range of fire and security services that we offer to all manner of business and residences, we can help you find and install the best fire alarm system for you.

So if you’re interested in keeping your premises safe, complying with the law and maybe saving some money as you do so, why not get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you get the most out of your fire alarm system?

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    What is a fire alarm service?

    A fire alarm service is designed to help you find and install the the fire alarm system that best suits your needs.

    And if you’re asking “but what is a fire alarm system?” then don’t worry, we’re getting to that.

    So, a fire alarm system is a security system that gives you warning when it detects a fire within the premises. You can get different types of fire alarm systems, with some being able to give you a more precise location for any fire it detects, but bear in mind that the cost of these systems can vary greatly. It’s for these reasons that it’s often worth consulting a professional, who will be able to listen to your situation and recommend a system that will be best suited for you.

    Once you’ve found the fire alarm system for you, you need to get it installed. This is no easy task that will require a lot of electrical work and will require a professional who has all of the necessary qualifications.

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    How do I get a fire alarm system installed?

    As we mentioned, you’ll need to hire a professional to do this for you. Some people will be tempted to save themself the cost of this by doing it themselves, but beware. It’s a legal requirement that a professional who has the right training and is certified to do so does this for you.

    So it’s important to make sure that anyone you hire to do this has the right qualifications, which include an installation certificate and Design Certificate.

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    What are the penalties for not having a fire alarm system?

    In buildings where it is a legal requirement to have a fire alarm system, the first step would be that you would receive a notice to tell you how you’re not meeting the law. After this, if you don’t take the advised steps, you could receive a large fine and possibly even a prison sentence of up to 2 years.

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    Do I need a Fire Alarm System?

    In most cases excluding small private buildings, you’ll need to have a fire alarm system installed. If the building is large, complex, has vulnerable occupants, stores high risk substances or houses high risk activities such as cooking, then you’ll definitely need a fire alarm system. In any case, this should be addressed in your fire risk assessment.

    Do Pensioners get help with new fire alarms?

    In most cases, yes, pensioners will be able to apply for help getting new fire alarms supplied and installed. Low income home-owners, those with disabilities and some families who have children with disabilities may be able to apply for this help too.

    How much does it cost to install fire alarm system UK?

    Costs can vary greatly, but you can expect to pay anywhere between £40 and £275 per device. On top of this, you’ll also have to pay an installation cost which will also vary depending on the device. So the total cost will come down to which devices you opt for, and how many you buy.

    Fire alarm services tailored to you

    Despite what many people may assume, there are some key differences between the different kinds of fire alarm systems available to you, chief among them being the price tag. But some fire alarm systems are better suited to some buildings than to others, and many people fall into the trap of not getting the best system for them.

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    Luckily, Detek Fire &Security Services are experts at all things fire alarm systems. By utilising our experience and knowledge, we can help you:

    • Find the best fire alarm system for you – based on your budget, business and building, we can advise you on the fire alarm system that will best meet your needs.
    • Install the fire alarm system – thanks to our qualifications and training, we can install the system in a way that will optimise its performance and lower costs for you.
    • Maintain it – if you ever experience any issues with your fire alarm system, or want changes made to it, we’re always happy to do this for you.

    So if you need a fire alarm system for your building and want help getting the best system for you installed in no time at all, then get in touch with us today and we’ll be happy to talk you through how we can meet your needs.