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Smoke Alarm Installation & Repairs Perth

Acura Electrical specialises in hard-wired smoke alarm installation Perth Northern and Southern suburbs listed here. Our fully licensed and insured electricians can also assist you with outdated or faulty smoke alarm replacement.

An Electrical Safety Certificate always accompanies Acura Electrical installation jobs.

WA Building Regulations require residential properties subject to sale, rent, or hire to have mains-powered smoke alarms. We can carry out an Electrical Safety Inspection to confirm the sale of house electrical compliance.


WA Seniors Card members can claim up to $400 per household for installing or replacing Hard-Wired Smoke Alarms, RCD Safety Switches, Security Lights, etc.

Smoke Alarm Installation Perth
Smoke Alarm Replacement Perth

Smoke alarm Installation cost

Mains Powered Smoke Detector supplied and installed prices. There is no further charge.

1 x Smoke Alarm Installation$260 per Smoke Alarm Total $260 (incl. GST)
2 x Smoke Alarms Installation$240 per Smoke AlarmTotal $480 (incl. GST)

These prices are to install new Smoke Alarm(s). Replacing existing hard-wired but faulty or outdated Smoke Alarm(s) prices are lower. Check those costs further below.


Discounted Package Prices

Hard Wired Smoke Alarm and RCD supplied and installed prices. There is no any further charge.

1 x Smoke Alarm and 1 x RCD Installation$240 per itemTotal $480 (incl. GST)
1 x Smoke Alarm and 2 x RCDs Installation$230 per itemTotal $690 (incl. GST)
1 RCD and 2 x Smoke Alarms Installation$230 per itemTotal $690 (incl. GST)
2 RCDs and 2 x Smoke Alarms Installation$220 per itemTotal $880 (incl. GST)

Electrical Safety Certificate is always provided for smoke alarm installation.

These prices are to install new Smoke Alarm(s) and RCD(s) if you have never had them. Replacing existing hard-wired but faulty or outdated Smoke Alarmslower and RCD prices are lower. Check those costs further below.


smoke alarm replacement cost

Prices are for Smoke Alarm(s) supply and replacement if you have existing but faulty or outdated hard-wired Smoke Alarm(s).

No Further Charge.

1 x Smoke Alarm Replacement$210 per Smoke AlarmTotal $210 (incl. GST)
2 x Smoke Alarms Replacement$140 per Smoke AlarmTotal $280 (incl. GST)

Electrical Safety Certificate is always provided for smoke alarm replacement.

RCD & Smoke alarm inspection for compliance

Building Regulation 2012 requires the dwelling owner, subject to sale, rent, or hire to have compliant smoke alarms installed before transfer.

Our licenced electricians can carry out an Electrical Safety Inspections to determine the compliance for sale or rent.

It is a simple incorrect question because it does not have a price. Because it can not be purchased. It is free of charge document issued only on compliance. A licensed electrical contractor such as Acura Electrical must perform an Electrical Safety Inspection. The inspection determines whether the RCD and smoke alarm installations met all requirements or if any further action is required. Up on compliance, you will receive an Electrical Safety Certificate confirming the compliance.

RCD & Smoke Alarm Inspection$159 (incl. GST)

Electrical Safety Certificate is provided to confirm compliance.

Below you can read about smoke alarm requirements. Read more here about RCD requirements.

number of detectors required & their locations

The number and location of hard wired smoke alarms your home requires depend on the dwelling layout. In particular, how bedrooms are separated and how many levels are in your house. Please see the photos below.

Building with grouped bedroomsSmoke Alarm location in building with separated bedrooms
Multiple Storey BuildingGuest Houses & Hostels

Our electrician can assess and determine where your smoke alarms must be fitted.


Type of smoke alarms we use

We supply only the latest Clipsal 755PSMA4 Photo-Electric mains-connected Smoke Detectors. It is the most recommended by the Department of Fire & Emergency ServicesIt is also one of the few on the market that complies with AS3786:2014 required by the latest released Building Commission. Electricians must not install Smoke Alarms anymore that is not complying with this standard.


whose responsibility to have a smoke alarm fitted?

Building Regulations 2012 identifies smoke alarm installation as the responsibility of:

  • the vendor (seller) before the transfer of home ownership or
  • the landlord before the commencement of a rental agreement, or
  • any conscientious householder

Our licensed expert electricians can advise on placement, type and the number of Smoke Detectors required.


who can install hard wired smoke alarms?

A licensed electrical contractor such as Acura Electrical can install a hard wired smoke alarm.


how often should smoke alarms be replaced?

Smoke alarms need to be replaced every 10 years according to Regulation 60(2)(b).

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