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Keeping your family and home safe is a top priority as a homeowner. One of the most important safety measures you can take is ensuring your home is fitted with operating smoke alarms.

It’s not just a wise idea to install smoke detectors, it is also required by law. As of Jan 1, 2017, Queensland smoke alarm legislation requires all households to have functioning smoke alarms on all levels of a house.

For the best in class for all your smoke alarm solutions, trust Voltfix to keep your premises safe. The team at Voltfix are licensed, highly skilled \electricians who can help you choose the best smoke alarm systems. Our smoke alarm service includes everything from assessment and hard wired installation, to fixing or replacing your current smoke alarms.


It is one thing to have a smoke detector on every level of your home, but the sad truth is that many of us don’t know if they are working properly. Testing your smoke alarm every six months can save your house from a fire and sometimes make the difference between life or death.

Imagine the effort it takes to install a new smoke alarm compared with having to replace all of your precious furniture, clothing, memorabilia, and irreplaceable belongings after losing them to a fire?

If you are concerned about your current smoke detector system or looking at smoke alarm installation in Brisbane, please get in touch with our team and we can tell you about our smoke alarm replacement service


We provide smoke alarm assessments for your home or business so you can avoid false alarms or faults.

Our qualified, experienced electricians can come to your home and repair, install or replace your smoke alarms, providing you with the most efficient, cost-effective solutions.

We’ll advise you on optimal placement of your smoke detectors.

Contact us for all your smoke alarm systems for home or business.


Queensland legislation requires all smoke alarms to be photoelectric. In addition, smoke alarms need to be hard wired to the main power supply of the house and it must include a 10-year battery backup that can’t be removed.

Photoelectric smoke alarms:

detect smouldering fire which typically forms visible particles. These particles trigger the alarm to sound when they intersect with the light beams of the alarm.

To comply with legislation you are required to
install a smoke alarm:
  • On every level of the house
  • In every bedroom
  • In a hallway connecting a bedroom

Without a hallway: use one in between bedrooms and other areas on that level

If you’re looking for an experienced, qualified technician to assess your current smoke alarm system or for smoke alarm replacement, please contact us today.

We comply with all Australian standards and perform all mandatory testing requirements. We offer exceptional service for residential and commercial properties in Brisbane, including Logan, Redlands and surrounding areas. We offer female and male electrician teams.


Your smoke alarm installation cost and smoke alarm replacement cost will vary depending on what type of alarm you need, how many and what is required for us to install it. For example, if we don’t have to go into your roof to install then the cost will be less. So please contact us so we can give you a quote based on your circumstances.


  • Certified, qualified, licensed professionals
  • Reliable, fast, quality service
  • Satisfaction guaranteed
  • No hidden costs
  • Ask about our warranty

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Eight Mile Plains
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Why is it essential for me to have smoke alarms in my home?

Smoke alarms are crucial safety measures to ensure your home is protected from potential fire hazards. They can literally be the difference between life or death.

How can I ensure my smoke alarm is working properly?

It’s vital to test your smoke alarm every six months to ensure its functionality and to replace or fix any faulty alarms promptly.

I'm concerned about my current smoke detector system. How can I get it assessed?

Voltfix Electrical offers smoke alarm assessments for homes and businesses to avoid false alarms and faults, ensuring optimal safety.

What type of smoke alarm do I need for my home?

The type of smoke alarm you need depends on your home’s specific requirements. Voltfix can provide assessments and advise on the best smoke alarm systems for your premises.

Where should I place my smoke detectors for maximum efficiency?

Optimal placement is crucial for smoke alarms’ effectiveness. Voltfix’s experienced electricians can advise on the best locations in your home or business.

Do my smoke alarms need to be hard-wired to the main power supply?

Yes, smoke alarms should be hard-wired to the main power supply and include a 10-year battery backup that can’t be removed.

How often should I replace the batteries in my smoke alarm?

While smoke alarms are hard-wired, they also have a battery backup. It’s essential to check and replace these batteries regularly to ensure continuous protection.

How much will it cost me to install or replace my smoke alarms?

The cost varies based on the type of alarm, quantity, and installation requirements. Voltfix can provide a quote based on your specific circumstances.

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