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Smoke Alarms

Smoke Alarm Services in Sydney & Surrounding Suburbs

Lightning Group is your top local electrician for all smoke alarm services. We can help with smoke alarm installation, replacement and testing. Contact us today for a fixed quote and same day service.

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial

Does Your Smoke Alarm Need To Be Replaced?

Smoke alarms have a limited lifespan and will eventually need to be replaced. Depending on the type of smoke alarm, they may need to be replaced every 10 years or so. If you’re not sure how old your smoke alarm is, it’s a good idea to get it checked by a professional.

Do Smoke Alarms Need To Be Hard Wired?

Most smoke alarms these days are hardwired. This means that they’re connected to your home’s electrical system and don’t require batteries to operate but comes with a 9V battery slot to be used as a backup power source in case your main power fails. Hardwired smoke alarms are more reliable than purely battery powered smoke alarms because they’re always receiving power. If you’re not sure if your smoke alarm is hardwired or not, give Lightning Group a call. We can take a look at your system and let you know. We can also help with any other electrical services you may need. Contact us today!

How Do I Know If My Smoke Alarm Needs To Be Replaced?

There are a few things you can look for to see if your smoke alarm needs to be replaced Your smoke alarm is more than 10 years old Your smoke alarm is making strange noises Your smoke alarm isn’t detecting any smoke at all If you’re experiencing any of these problems, it’s time to call Lightning Group. We’ll come out and take a look at your smoke alarm and let you know if it needs to be replaced. We can also help with any other electrical services you may need. Contact us today!

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How Our Customers Rate Us.

Our team is experienced across all areas of electrical service. We are dedicated to finding a solution for you no matter how small or large the job.
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Liana RavekLiana Ravek
02:34 27 May 23
I cannot express enough gratitude to Lightning Electrical Group for their exceptional work on our outside lights. Peter, Alex, and the entire team did an amazing job, and we are thrilled with the results.From the moment we hired them, Peter and Alex demonstrated their professionalism and expertise. They listened to our requirements and provided valuable insights to ensure a successful installation. The attention to detail and quality of their workmanship were outstanding.I highly recommend Lightning Electrical Group for any electrical needs!
anna Pickanna Pick
20:49 07 May 23
We used Lightning Electrical on a large commercial factory project, which included a main switchboard upgrade and general power data infrastructure install across the site during a renovation and built project. Lightning electrical were price competitive and their crew professional, knowledgeable and trustworthy. Highly recommend their services and would not hesitate in using them again on future project or general maintenance.
Venkatesh BhardwajVenkatesh Bhardwaj
09:53 30 Mar 23
From the time I got in touch with Maggie, Peter and their crew - their communication and eye for detail was second to none. Having used other service providers in the past and being a business owner myself what impressed me was their clear lines of communication and the fact that they delivered what they said they could with no fuss. I will definitely use these folks again. Thanks Peter and crew
Kate WilsonKate Wilson
08:47 14 Mar 23
Super happy with the process and the end result. From the outset, it was great to get the creative input from Pete who understood how to embrace the unique features of our bedroom. We also really valued his communication skills, technical expertise and ability to execute. Place left clean and tidy too. Looking forward to working with Pete again for the next room!
Neil LoganNeil Logan
06:39 09 Mar 23
Completely satisfied with the work done by Peter and his team. Tasman was on the job the whole day replacing our old GU10 LED lights with better LEDs, adding additional lights to other rooms, smoke detector install and replace external power points with weatherproof models. Definitely recommend their services
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Smoke Alarm Replacement Sydney – FAQs

What are the benefits of servicing my smoke alarm?
Some benefits of servicing your smoke alarm include
  • Ensuring that your alarm is always in top working condition
  • Prolonging the life of your alarm
  • Catching potential problems early
Lightning Group offers quarterly, semi-annual, and annual service plans to fit your needs. Contact us today to find out more.
How much does a smoke detector replacement cost?
Prices for smoke detector replacements vary depending on the type of detector you have and the number of alarms you need to be replaced. Call Lightning Group today for a free quote!
Do electricians install and repair smoke alarms?
Electricians can install and repair smoke alarms. Lightning Group offers both installation and repair services for all smoke alarms. Contact us today to find out more!
Lightning Group is Sydney’s top choice for smoke detector services. We offer installation, repair, and maintenance services for all smoke alarms.
Can I replace my own fire alarm?
According to the CFA, if you have a hardwired smoke alarm (240V + 9V Battery) you must replace it with a new one-this can only be done by licensed electrician.
You should replace your smoke alarm at least once every 10 years.
What are the smoke alarm requirements – Sydney & surrounding suburbs?
The CFA requires that all homes have at least one working smoke alarm. Smoke alarms must be located on every level of the home and in every bedroom and living room.
Lightning Group can help you determine how many alarms you need and where they should be located. We offer a free quote for all installation services. Contact us today
How often should I service my smoke alarm?
You should service your smoke alarm at least once a year, but Lightning Group recommends doing it quarterly to ensure that your alarm is always in top working condition. We offer quarterly, semi-annual, and annual service plans to fit your needs
What are the different types of smoke alarms?
There are two main types of smoke alarms- ionisation and photoelectric. Ionisation alarms are more sensitive to fast-flaming fires, while photoelectric smoke alarms are more sensitive to smouldering fires.
Most homes these days have ionisation smoke alarms because they provide the best overall protection.
If you’re not sure what type of smoke alarm you have, give Lightning Group a call. We can take a look at your system and let you know. We can also help with any other electrical services you may need. Contact us today!

Smoke Alarm Installation,
Maintenance & Testing

If you’re not sure how to test your smoke alarm or don’t have time to do it yourself, Lightning Group can help. We offer monthly, quarterly, and annual smoke alarm installation and maintenance services. We’ll come out and test your alarms for you and let you know if they need to be replaced. We can also help with any other electrical services you may need. Contact us today!

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