3 reasons why you need to test your smoke alarm today
When you’re asleep, you lose your sense of smell but your smoke alarm stays awake to protect you. That’s why it’s of the utmost importance to regularly maintain and test your smoke alarm and to replace batteries every year on April 1st. Do you still think smoke alarms are a joke? Then sit back, relax and keep reading.
Test your smoke alarm, avoid a false alarm
How well prepared are you in case of emergencies? Whether it’s a power outage, fire or other electrical hazards around the home, you should always know how to cope with them. For instance, to give your family the best chance of surviving a house fire, QFES recommends installing smoke alarms to match the Australian Standards. Plus, a well-practised fire escape plan can also help provide a quick escape.
Above all, make sure all your alarms are functional and properly maintained so they can warn you in case of a real emergency. This way, you and your family will be protected at all times.