Homeowners & Landlords

landlords

Rental properties in Queensland MUST be upgraded to meet the new legislation by January 1st 2022.

If a rental property does not meet the new legislative requirements by this date, landlords will not legally be able to rent their property. 
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2022 SMOKE ALARM UPGRADE PRICES

Clipsal Smoke Alarms logo

$165

PER ALARM

5 Year Warranty

Cavius Smoke Alarms Logo

$165

PER ALARM

10 Year Warranty

Emerald Alarms Logo

$119

PER ALARM

7 Year Warranty

Brand Features Clipsal Cavius Emerald Alarms
Meets 2022 QLD Compliance
Certified AS 3786:2014
SAI Global 5 Ticks Mark
Photoelectric interconnected technology
Test and Hush Button
Sound level: >85dB (A) at 3 meters
Smoke Alarm Remote Controller** $40**
Country of Manufacture China China China
Country of Ownership Global Denmark Australia
240v Product Size diameter x height mm 140 x 47 97 x 52 140 x 45
Wireless Product Size diameter x height mm 130 x 37 78 x 36 120 x 36

** One-off charge, the controller is not included in any annual service subscriptions, see our terms and conditions for more information.

CAVIUS

Danish brand established in 2011 focused on technology and aesthetics.

Now distributed in Australia and New Zealand. Cavius Core technology: optimal chamber size and fire detection algorithm for early smoke detection and fewer false alarms. Every alarm is individually calibrated and checked. World’s smallest smoke alarm.

CLIPSAL

Long established (1920) well known quality electrical brand.

Globally owned but locally managed in Australia with 4000 employees. Clipsal Fire Tek® alarms are audited and tested annually to carry the 5 Ticks mark of quality assurance from SAI Global.

EMERALD ALARMS

100% Australian owned manufacturer.

Manufacturing LED lighting since 2005 and smoke alarms from 2018. Launched new interconnected alarm range in 2020. Emerald Alarms aim to design products to deliver optimum energy-efficiency, performance, and reliability at affordable price points.

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New smoke alarm regulations for QLD rental and sale properties come into effect on January 1st 2022

The cost to upgrade your property is based on the number of alarms required. 

Fill in and submit our quote form for a personalised quote.

Book our experienced team to upgrade your property now

From 1st January 2022, all rental properties MUST comply with the following:

  • be photoelectric and less than 10 years old
  • meet the new Australian Standard 3786:2014
  • be interconnected with the other smoke alarms in the property so all activate at the same time.
  • be hard-wired or wireless alarms powered by a non-removable 10 year lithium battery or a combination of both

AND

  • be installed on each storey
  • be installed in each bedroom

AND

  • in hallways which connect bedrooms and the rest of the property

OR

  • if there is no hallway, between the bedrooms and other parts of the storey

We only install premium high quality smoke alarms: Clipsal, Cavius and Emerald Alarms.

  • Meet 2022 QLD Compliance Regulations
  • Certified AS 3786:2014
  • Photoelectric interconnected technology
  • 240v hard-wired and wireless
  • 10-year non-removable lithium battery alarms available.
  • High performance in humid and coastal climates

If you chose our $165 upgrade package and do not specifically request an alarm brand Coast Smoke Alarms will install either Clipsal or Cavius as best fits the structure and layout of your property.

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION PRICING

Current Legislation

Standard Package

$ 79
  • Outstanding, personalised customer service
  • Unlimited smoke alarm compliance inspection visits across the year
  • No call out fee for attending beeping alarms
  • Safety Switch sighting
  • Corded Blind Safety additional $50
  • Compliance Report sent within 24 hours
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Complete Package

$ 99
  • Outstanding, personalised customer service
  • Unlimited smoke alarm compliance inspection visits across the year
  • No call out fee for attending beeping alarms
  • Safety Switch sighting
  • Corded Blind Safety additional $50
  • Compliance Report sent within 24 hours
  • Expired or faulty alarms required for compliance replaced for FREE*

*At our first attendance of a property there will be a charge should we be required to replace, move, or install additional alarms for compliance. At each subsequent inspection smoke alarms are replaced for free.​

2022 Legislation

Standard Package

$ 119
  • Outstanding, personalised customer service
  • Unlimited smoke alarm compliance inspection visits across the year
  • No call out fee for attending beeping alarms
  • Safety Switch sighting
  • Compliance Report sent within 24 hours
  •  
  •  

Complete Package

$ 169
  • Outstanding, personalised customer service
  • Unlimited smoke alarm compliance inspection visits across the year
  • No call out fee for attending beeping alarms
  • Safety Switch sighting
  • Corded Blind Safety included
  • Compliance Report sent within 24 hours
  •  

homeowners

For owner-occupied homes, the new regulations do not require you to upgrade the smoke alarms in your property until January 1st 2027.

However, a safe alarm is a working smoke alarm so we recommend regular checks to ensure they are in working order. 

home sellers

Selling your home? Smoke alarms MUST be upgraded to meet the new legislations by January 1st 2022.

From 1st January 2022 all Residential properties being sold MUST comply with the following additional smoke alarm regulations as set out in the Fire and Emergency Services (Domestic Smoke Alarms) Amendment Act 2016 and Building Fire Safety (Domestic Smoke Alarms) Legislation Amendment Act 2016.

Smoke alarm compliance deadlines will NOT be extended - BOOK YOUR UPGRADE NOW

RTA explains the new smoke alarm regulations