The Importance of Proper Fire Alarm Maintenance



If youíre a landlord of residential property maintaining a fire alarm should go beyond meeting your legal requirements, it actually plays a large part in keeping your tenants happy.

Incorrectly maintained or older fire alarms, such as those recently reported in the media can be nuisances for both tenants and landlords are more susceptible to false alarms. This can result in costly out of hours (Where a servicing agreement isnít present) for the landlord and in the instances where persistence problems exist cause issues with future letting and existing tenants.

If this is the case of you it may be time to select a fire alarm maintenance provider or installer but what should you look for?

  • Ability to be able to provide a 24/7 call out support
  • Certification & Membership with registered industry bodies such as BFPSA, ECA Membership and IPAF.
  • Remote monitoring. Remote monitoring centreís help prevent false alarms being raised with the fire brigade.
  • Qualified surveyors who can provide accurate estimate or any new work.
    So that you have the a quick breakdown of what to look when selecting a new installer

About the Author:
FTS Fire and Security Ltd are a specialist fire alarm and security solutions provider who work throughout the UK, including the maintaining fire alarms in Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Barrow in Furness.

FTS Fire & Security Ltd, Unit 19, Kendal Business Park, Appleby Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6ES. Tel : 01539 726733 Fax: 01539 738820