It’s an important topic. Will moves in the United States regarding smoke alarms trigger a debate here?
The dirt: As the ABC reported, new US smoke alarm laws look likely to drive ionisation alarms out of business – and an American expert has briefed Australian authorities on these significant changes.
Supporters of America’s direction advance the view that it will save lives there and that we should follow their lead.
Of course, there’s a lot to unpack here. Suffice it to say, the debate reflects how serious some people on both sides take the issue of smoke alarms.
It’s also a reminder that Jim’s Building Inspections is available to carry out smoke alarm checks across Australia. Why? Because even the best smoke alarms need to be checked and professionals know how to find issues and where they should go. Sometimes it’s life-saving advice.
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