Showing posts from February, 2022

New Smoke and heat alarm legislation in Scotland

The new Smoke and heat alarms that used to be law in Scotland for landlord has now been extended to homeowners, as of February 2022 all homes in Scotland would need to be fitted with interlinked smoke and heat alarm detection systems. Below is a video from the Scottish Government regarding the new law To request a visit from our leading installers contact WES Electrical below WES Electrical - 01418405236 are fully qualified to install the new smoke and heat alarms Two types of alarms You can use either sealed battery alarms or mains-wired alarms. Both types of alarm are interlinked by radio frequency and do  not  need WiFi. What the alarms must have If you use battery alarms , they must be sealed tamper-proof units and have long-life lithium batteries, which can be up to 10 years. You may be able to fit these types of alarms yourself and they do not need an electrician. Mains-wired alarms are cheaper but if you use them, they must be fitted by a qualified electrician and must be rep