C&M Fire Alarms and care homea

Why are fire alarms so important in care homes?

Fire alarms save lives, property, and often valuable time, especially in the care home sector where people need extra time to evacuate. People living within care homes are often frail, senior, and vulnerable due to poor health or age and will need assistance when being evacuated Ensure you have the right alarm It is vital […]

Do fire alarms expire and other questions

So, did you know, fire alarms don’t expire, but they do need replacing? It’s a commonly asked question, and as with some other alarms, like carbon monoxide, they do need replacing, as nothing lasts forever. So how often should you replace your fire alarm? Let’s be clear, fire alarm systems and smoke alarms are different. […]

Fire Alarm Monitoring constant and secure

Fire Alarm Monitoring

At C&M Fire Alarms we provide routine PPM at many sites that have a fire alarm system that is monitored using wireless technology such as radio, LAN or 4G signal. Fire Alarm Monitoring is ideal for care homes, hospitals and schools or commercial premises or businesses where there is a period the property or space […]

Commercial fire alarms

Testing your commercial fire alarms, by who and how often?

As a commercial business or the owner of a commercial building, it is a legal requirement to not only ensure you have a fire alarm system in place but that the systems are checked and tested on a regular basis. Commercial spaces will include: Offices, workspaces, co-working, meeting rooms and conference spaces Retail stores, shopping […]

Emergency call out, rely on C&M Fire Alarms

If your fire alarm triggers at 3 am, will your provider be on-call to help? Your fire alarm system will need a response whatever the reason. It may be a fire, but it may also be a range of other issues. Does your provider offer a 24/7, 7 days a week cover? If not, it […]

Planned Preventative Maintenance and what it means for your fire alarms

As we approach our 50th anniversary of trading, we are reminded of all the things we at C&M Fire Alarms, do well. Why, after 50 years, do customers, businesses, schools, care homes and railway stations, return to us year on year? One such outstanding service we offer is a Planned Preventative Maintenance contract. Planned Preventative […]