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  1. I have to ask, what is this refillable air cylinder for, and what regulator and hoses have you got (what are they for)
  2. Smoke Alarm Faulty

    I would suggest this is more of a legal matter than anything else. My thought would be to ask them to look at your device and take it from there / seek legal advice.
  3. Can owner occupier remove smoke alarms?

    Poking wires back into the ceiling? what would happen if there was a fire? Nothing because you had poked the wires back in the ceiling, Do as Harry suggests change just the detectors and have peace of mind
  4. I for one do not believe it is your alarm making a noise. I am suggesting it is something entirely different which may or may not be supplied by the mains (I would say its not) The other suggestion would be to ask is there a loft space? and if so have you looked / listened in there.
  5. I would be inclined to agree with Harry, but for similar reasons. The base has no sounder, but even a smoke detector does not have a "timer" as such, and as you say it happens at the same time once a day, that implies a timer of some description and what better timer / sounder than an alarm clock or maybe an old mobile phone, in a drawer maybe?
  6. Only asking. Are you sure that last statement is correct, since the "dad" is a private individual and the law does not apply to private sellers.
  7. I believe you will find it is just a UK address that was used, so it is NOT a UK seller, I myself have ordered products listed on ebay, (UK address) only to find they come direct from China. If you paid by credit card or PayPal they may be able to help.
  8. Fixit

    Without further information I can not see how any one can be of help to you. Information such as make / brand of light Is this light in a fitting or is a it "Just a huge single LED?" Has anyone been working on the lights Anything else you may think relevant
  9. Stand alone battery smoke alarms will continue to sound until the air is clear from smoke or the battery runs flat. If you can not reach one that has activated for a known reason I can only suggest you "waft" something slightly solid (Folded newspaper at worst) under it to dissipate the smoke.
  10. smoke alarm going off for no reason

    I would have to ask, are they "fire alarms" or are they "smoke alarms" I will guess you mean smoke alarms, the interesting thing is, you say they only went off at night, and several nights in a row. From that I have to ask would any one have been down stairs, may be making toast and forgot it and it got burnt? The other question is since you first asked your question, has it happened again? If the answer is no, I would say that what ever was causing the smoke alarm to activate is no longer there. If the answer is yes, next time it happens go straight to the detector and look at it , see if you can see / smell anything "odd"
  11. Thing is..............the job has probably been done by now as it was asked back in 2016
  12. MRS

    To me your question seems some what vague, could you explain more? Audibility test of what? How would you know if this audible "thing" is audible enough? What is this audible thing your customer needs a certificate for?
  13. Fire extinguisher life length?

    If it helps a 6kg lasts around 16 seconds.
  14. The problem with carbon monoxide is it colourless and odour less (So you can not see it) As there are renovations going on below you and the CO alarm has been ok previously its safe to assume its something the people doing the renovations that produced carbon monoxide. But as I said, they would not know they are producing carbon monoxide because you can not see it.