Fire Alarm Maintenance and Testing

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Periodic fire alarm maintenance is essential to ensure that the system is in full working order and is a British Standards requirement.

Electrix Solutions provide a nationwide, reliable and cost effective fire alarm inspection, testing and certification programme to suit your requirements.

Our 6 monthly inspection and testing procedures include the following:

  • Inspecting log book
  • Visually inspecting any structural or occupancy changes to assess whether changes to the fire alarm system are required
  • Checking false alarm records
  • Battery checking and testing
  • Checking and testing of control panel functions
  • Testing of fire alarm devices
  • Checking automatic transmission of alarm signals to an alarm receiving centre (ARC)
  • Checking and testing of all fault indicators and circuits
  • Testing of printers
  • Other checks and tests recommended by the manufacturer
  • Reporting of outstanding defects
  • Completing log book
  • Issuing servicing certificate

Our yearly inspection and testing procedures include the following:

  • Testing of the switch mechanism of every manual call point
  • Examining and testing of every automatic fire detector
  • Visual and audible testing of all fire alarm devices
  • Replacement of filament lamps
  • Checking of radio fire detection and fire alarm system signal strengths
  • Visual inspection of readily accessible cable fixings
  • Checking of the cause and effect programme
  • Checking of the standby power supply capacity
  • Other annual checks and tests recommended by the system component manufacturers
  • Reporting of outstanding defects
  • Issuing the servicing certificate

We can also carry out your routine testing requirements or supply easy to follow log books so a member of your staff can quickly and easily carry out these required interim checks. In addition, we offer a risk assessment service to help employers fulfil their statutory obligations under The Regulatory Reform Order.

Our fully trained fire alarm engineers are happy to undertake a fire alarm maintenance contract for all fire alarm systems regardless of who supplied or installed them. We can agree a schedule that meets your requirements and budget and ensure the fire alarm systems meets the necessary legal requirements.

All service contracts have access to our 24 call out facility, should you need any advice or attention to the systems we are just a phone call away. Our aim is to be on site within 4 hours of receiving a call out.

All our fire alarm engineers are fully qualified to the latest standards and they are also trained to take pride in the job they do and always put the client first.

We are a team of highly competent and reliable fire alarm engineers, covering not only fire alarm maintenance but also fire alarm installation, so please contact us by phone on 0115 9787276, fax on 0115 9787290 or email and we’d be happy to help.

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