Smoke Alarm Installation and Compliance Services

Smoke alarms or smoke detectors are by law required to be fitted into every commercial and residential property. These are definitely one of your most important jobs to tick off for your home and Hectic Electric can help you do just that! We provide smoke alarm installation to all northside and southside areas of Brisbane – for a full list of our service locations please see below.


Our licensed electricians provide our smoke alarm installation services to the following areas:

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Ben Skennar
Great customer service from Ryan and Cooper for upgrading my ceiling fans and smoke alarms.Always prompt in replying to queries. Got the work done on the day with a minimum of fuss and left the place clean and tidy.Definitely get Hectic Electric to do any other electrical work I need done.

How much does it cost to install smoke alarms?

To install smoke alarms, it can cost between $180 to $250 per alarm depending on the type of smoke alarm you would like installed, and the locations of the smoke alarms within the property.

At Hectic Electric, we pride ourselves on being reliable and transparent about our costs. We aim to bundle services together where possible to get the best value for our customers.

Do I need an electrician to replace smoke alarms?

You will always need a licensed electrician to replace your smoke alarms as most alarms are connected to the main power of the property. As smoke alarms are a safety device, they need to be wired properly in accordance with regulations. Although it may seem easy to do yourself, it’s much better to be confident your smoke alarms are installed properly, and will trigger in the event of a fire or other emergency.

Who can install smoke alarms in Queensland?

By law, only licensed electricians can install smoke alarms in Queensland. This is to ensure all installation is in accordance with legal standards and that safety is a priority!

What are the current smoke alarm regulations in Queensland?

It is important to be aware of the smoke alarm regulations in your state, to ensure your property is up to standard. Some of the regulations around smoke alarms for Queensland include:

For more information on smoke alarm legislation see QFES official Smoke Alarm Legislation document.

How long does it take for smoke alarms to be installed?

The team at Hectic Electric can install your smoke alarms in a service period of 2 to 4 hours. The time of your service depends on access and size of your property. For more information or queries about smoke alarm installation services in Brisbane or other areas, please contact the Hectic Electric team with the form below.

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