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Oluwafemi A

Abbey Wood England

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"I would highly recommend Oluwafemi. He was punctual and very tidy. Had no problems completing the job whatsoever and I would definitely use him again...."

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"Great job done on light fitting "

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Ashley S

The West End England

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"Perfect service! Highly recommended, Ashley changed 3 pendants for us - all is done very professionally"

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Melvin J

East London England

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"Fabulous, curtain rail all up. Nice job. "

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Angelo G

Beckenham England

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"Angelo was great. Arrived on time and was very thorough in completing the tv wall mount and putting paintings up for me. I would definitely book again..."

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"Very helpful and got the job done "

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Luiz P

Limehouse England

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"Completed job quickly "

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"Excellent service.. would definitely recommend "

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Recent Fire Alarm Installation reviews

"Very professional: prompt and efficient. "

Replace fire alarm

£25

"Very honest guy and would recommend to anyone. "

Fixing fire alarm and changing light bulbs

£40

"Ashley was great in terms of communication and getting the job done when agreed and to the required specs. Would definitely recommend. "

Check/replace mains fitted fire alarms

£100

"Professional service provided, would recommend and will use your services again. Thank you."

Supply and replace two batteries in fire alarms

£40

"Super easy communication, accepted my task last minute. Highly recommend him :)"

Replace fire alarm batteries

£20

"Did job satisfactorily. Thanks"

Change a mains fire alarm

£50

What's the average cost of a Fire Alarm Installation specialist

£38 - £100

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Why book a fire alarm installation service through Airtasker?

If you're looking for a trained electrician who can tackle a skilled fire alarm installation service, Airtasker can lend a hand! Through our platform, you can find nearby installers who are readily available to set up your fire alarm. Whether you need to install hard-wired or wireless smoke alarms from specific smoke detector companies, we can help!

Fire alarms alert everyone in case of a fire breakout. And since it plays a critical role in safety, it is never advisable to compromise and settle with poorly installed emergency systems. Don't waste your time with a substandard, inexperienced alarm fitter. You can use our transparent system to verify the profile and credentials of your potential Taskers.

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Top Fire Alarm Installation related questions

What are the different types of smoke alarms?

There are two common types of smoke alarms: the ionization and photoelectric fire alarm. Ionization is a practical fire alarm technology with electrically charged plates, which ionizes the air in the chamber. Whenever a smoke enters the sensor, it will trigger the ions and alarm. Meanwhile, photoelectric smoke alarms installations involve a light-sensitive sensor, which will immediately set off as soon as the smoke disrupts the path of the laser or light.

Do I need to provide tools or equipment for my home fire alarm installation service?

If you have them ready on hand, feel free to lend them to your Tasker. Otherwise, you can book someone who can bring their installation kit on site. Most of the time, Taskers only require cordless drills and screwdrivers for the installation of wireless smoke alarms. As for hard-wired alarms, they might need a drywall saw, cable cutter, wire stripper, and a voltage tester.

How long does a fire or smoke alarm fitting usually take?

The exact time frame heavily depends on the make and model of your fire alarm system. Since wireless smoke alarms don't require complicated electrical works, then it should only take a few hours to install. Hard-wired fire alarms might take a little longer, sometimes even an entire day to successfully mount them on your ceiling. For a more accurate estimation, feel free to ask your Tasker.

What is the difference between a smoke alarm and smoke detector?

Commonly used in residential properties, a smoke alarm is usually self-contained with a detector. It directly sends an audible alarm or visual warning whenever it detects products of combustion or smoke. Smoke detectors, on the other side, are simply a sensing device interconnected to a central fire alarm unit, which is then responsible for transmitting ear-piercing alarms.

When should I replace and upgrade my fire and smoke alarm?

Since most components deteriorate over time, industry experts recommend upgrading your fire and smoke alarms every ten years. The purpose is to ensure that they will remain efficient and reliable during emergencies and fire breakouts. In case of a technical or structural failure, it is also more ideal to simply replace them if the repair is already charging you more than half of the original cost of your old device.

Do fire alarm installations require special licenses?

It depends on the code and regulations set by your local government. Before proceeding your fire or smoke detector installation, make sure to check first whether there are licenses or certifications needed. There are plenty of online resources that can help you review your obligations and responsibilities. For more information, you can also reach out by directly calling the government offices or visiting their website.

What do fire alarm installation services include?

To make the most out of your fire alarm systems, make sure to have it installed only by the experts. Fire alarm specialists can install and fit almost any type of fire alarm for your home or commercial space. If unsure of what alarm system will best compliment your residence and budget, they can also help you select the best make and model according to your needs.

Placing your fire alarms

It's best to distribute your fire systems in every level of your home, including the basement and attic. For higher survivability, you can also install them outside the bedroom, inside the living room, or stairway. The ceiling is always the perfect spot, although there are cases where some users prefer them mounted on walls. Whatever your preference, Taskers can help verify if they are safe and suitable for your chosen fire alarm system.

Fire and smoke alarm installation service

If you are installing fire alarms from scratch, electricians might need to drill holes first as per the required depth. Keep in mind that for hard-wired smoke alarm systems, they have to create openings on ceilings or walls that will hold the electrical boxes. They might also run wire cables to connect the system from a power source. Wireless fire alarms, on the other hand, require no cabling works to activate the detectors, hence resulting in very minimal disruptions.

For smart homes, we also have qualified specialists who can help install advanced smoke alarm systems that you can connect to your phone or tablet through WiFi. If you don't have a stable network connection, we can always send a Tasker who can help. You can also hire electricians who can extend your WiFi connection to dead zones such as basement and attic.

Final testing of fire alarms

To ensure that your fire alarms won't fail in case of an unlikely case of fire, Taskers can help run final testing. When pushing the test button, the system should emanate a loud siren sound that will immediately get the attention of the dwellers. If the sound is weak, we can help troubleshoot and repair as possible.

Fire alarm maintenance

Apart from the installation services, Taskers can also assist with maintaining your fire alarm systems. There are two reasons why you should stick to a routine maintenance check: to reduce chances of false alarms, and also ensure that the device will surely set off before a fire breakout grows out of control. Ideally, for every six months, they can help assess the plates and covers and check for any structural changes, inspect battery or wiring, signal strengths, and more.

Recent Fire Alarm Installation tasks

Fire Alarm reinstall

£45

Colchester, Essex

13th Jul 2021

Need two fire Alarms refitted or new, took down due to thinking battery was flat, but the Alarms is also attached by electric wires

Install Grade a Fire alarms and fire doors

£3,000

Kings Farm, Kent

23rd Mar 2021

Hello I am looking for someone to install a grade A fire alarm and fire doors I would need 7 fire doors = kitchen living room and 5 bedrooms and a grade A fire system.

Install fire alarm system

£100

Hoxton, Greater London

25th Nov 2020

We have a fire alarm box, but we need to install it

Dmytro has been very useful, we'll call him again

Install a Nest Protect series 2 (Fire Alarm)

£40

Colney Hatch, Greater London

5th Aug 2020

Quick installation. Just want a professional who has done this before. Installer can take old nest as part of payment.

Perfect service highly recommended!

Replacing battery in fire alarm

£20

Leytonstone, Greater London

20th Nov 2019

Our fire alarm needs to have its battery changed but we need a ladder to reach the ceiling.

Change a mains fire alarm

£50

Wick Field, Greater London

11th Aug 2019

I need help changing the mains fire alarm in my apartment from an Ei56TLH (rectangle) which has died and is now discontinued to the Ei66 (circular) while using the ceiling masking plate to hide the original footprint (see photos).

Did job satisfactorily. Thanks

Fixing fire alarm and changing light bulbs

£40

Blackheath Park, Greater London

25th Jun 2019

Hello, My name is Nick and I’m a landlord I live in Balham quite far away from the flat in Kidbrooke Village and my tenants have told me they don’t know how to change a fire alarm battery and light bulbs in the apartment. They also need help with a dish washer which is on a run cycle and there is instructions in the apartment. I’m on holiday on Saturday and don’t have time between now and then to fix so would be happy to pay a handyman or someone who has basic skills in fixing things, to pop round and maybe carry out for a couple hours work.

Very honest guy and would recommend to anyone.

Dimmer switch, fire alarm, hang picture

£100

Haggerston, Greater London, E2

11th May 2021

Hi there - we need to switch out a double dimmer switch, switch out a fire alarm, and have two screws drilled into a cement wall to hang a picture.

Super polite, quick, thoughtful. Great experience!

Fire alarm chirping all day

£30

Maze Hill, Greater London

17th Feb 2021

Fire alarm chirping all day, not sure how to change battery

Install new thermostat and fire alarm

£100

Homerton, Greater London, E9

25th Nov 2020

I have ordered a new thermostat and interlinking fire alarm I need installing ASAP. I also have a curtain rail that needs installing. Materials provided. No photos unfortunately but I can provide more details if needed.

Completed the task within a day of being booked and provided photos

Install a Nest Protect (Fire Alarm)

£30

Colney Hatch, Greater London

18th Mar 2020

Quick installation. Just want a professional who has done this before.

Check/replace mains fitted fire alarms

£100

Brixton, Greater London, SW9

30th Sep 2019

We have two mains fitted fire alarms. One in the kitchen and one in the main bedroom of a two bedroom raised ground floor flat. They seem to be working but recently noticed stickers saying they should be have been replaced some time ago. Looking to have them replaced with new alarms.

Ashley was great in terms of communication and getting the job done when agreed and to the required specs. Would definitely recommend.

3x Fire Alarms

£40

Iver, Buckinghamshire, SL0

29th Jun 2019

Hi. I need help to replace three existing fire alarms with new ones. These are ceiling mounted and the new fire alarms will be provided. We have a ladder.

Re-screw a fire alarm to the ceiling

£25

Nunhead, Greater London

15th Jul 2021

The screws in the fire alarm have become loose. It needs to be re-attached to the ceiling. It is battery operated so no wires to worry about.

Check fire alarm.

£50

Blackwall, Greater London

24th Apr 2021

Fire alarm is going off. Most likely battery needs replacing.

Fire alarm installation + CCTV + fridges reapairin

£150

Haggerston, Greater London, E2

15th Feb 2021

We need a person we can trust for : Changing fire alarm boxes Installation CCTV and cameras Repair Fridge switches and lights All amount will be paid when job are finished, we need it ASAP

Put up fire alarm

£20

St Mary Cray, Greater London, BR5

4th Oct 2020

Fell down Need a tall person to put it back up

Change battery in fire alarm

£20

Greenford, Greater London

10th Feb 2020

Change battery in two fire alarms electrically wired

Curtain Pole, Fire Alarm and Oven lift

£35

Putney Heath, Greater London

26th Aug 2019

1) My curtain pole has come loose. Please drill it back into the wall 2) I need a fire alarm drilled into the ceiling 3) You need to cut some wood into shape (which I have) and put this under my oven to lift it up. You will have to lift it also I would like this done today. Thanks

Replace fire alarm batteries urgently

£10

Paddington, Greater London, W2

25th Jun 2019

Need someone to open the fire alarm and replace the batteries urgently within the hour please!