FAQs


How do I test my Fire & Carbon Monoxide Alarms?

Performing a regular test is a vital part of ensuring continued fire and carbon monoxide detection. Alarms should be tested weekly to ensure everything is working correctly.

Direct Test from the alarm

  • Check that the green light on the alarm is on (this shows that it is receiving mains power)
  • Press the ‘Test’ button for 10 seconds
  • The alarm will sound loudly, so that you know the alarm is functioning
Alarm Maintenance - Testing, Test & Alarm Fault & Replace
  • If you have other alarms in the property, they will most likely be linked together. This means that if one alarm sounds, it will send a signal to trigger the other alarms in the property – so you can hear them sound in the background
  • Finally, repeat the above steps on all the other alarms in the property

Using a control switch

  • Press the ‘Test’ button on the alarm controller
  • The alarm will sound loudly, so that you know the alarm is functioning
  • If you have more than one alarm in the property and they are interconnected, this will also trigger all the other alarms in the property
  • If you are using an Alarm Controller Ei450 this will continue for as long as you hold down the ‘Test’ button
  • If you are using a Ei1529RC or Ei412 you will need to flick the ‘Test’ switch off to finish the test
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