Muckhart Village from Seamab

New Fire and Smoke Alarm Legislation

This advice is from Trading Standards Scotland setting out the potential for scammers and rogue traders to take advantage of the those unsure of the new legislation and installation deadline. This could lead to you paying inflated costs for inferior products and fitting or to becoming a victim of a financial scam

The advice highlights where you can get trusted information. Always remember to get a minimum of 2 quotes for any potential work from reliable and trusted traders and if needed seek advice from someone you trust.

Further information can be found on the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Trading Standards leaflets which are attached and on the following links below

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

https://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-safety/at-home/home-fire-safety-visit/

https://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-safety/at-home/alarms/

Scottish Government

https://www.gov.scot/publications/fire-and-smoke-alarms-in-scottish-homes/

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