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. […]

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 […]

Fire Alarm Monitoring | C&M Fire Alarms

Fire Alarm Monitoring from C&M Fire Alarms

Is your business safe from fire? Imagine your business when it is unoccupied, perhaps in the evening, or at a weekend. If a fire should start, who will call the Emergency Services? Perhaps the fire started within a neighbouring business which adjoins yours, and it grows, will anyone know? Did you know a large percentage […]

C&M celebrate 50 years of business

C&M Fire Alarms celebrates 50 years of trading

This month marks the 50th year of business for Robin Carter and Ken Marsh, founders and namesakes of C&M Fire Alarms. Robin and Ken’s families are very much part of the fabric of C&M, working in all departments across the business. Then and Now To begin with, Robin was employed at Dunford Fire Alarms, and […]

C&M Fire Alarms precautions and safeguarding

Current procedures and advice as of 17.03.2020, updated 07.04.2020. C&M response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) At C&M Fire Alarms we are taking recent events very seriously and have plans and preparations in place to help both customers and staff. We are adopting Health & Safety measures for all our engineers and staff working on-site. Some installation […]

Design for Fire Alarm Systems Horsham

Fire Alarm System Design

What is a Fire Alarm System? A fire alarm system is a network of alarms designed to alert you to danger thus saving lives and also property. They are something that is often overlooked or simply forgotten about till they are needed. A fire alarm system will essentially be a network linking various types of […]

Fire Alarm Maintenance | Horsham | Sussex

Maintaining a fire alarm system | Horsham

Routine maintenance of your fire alarm system Whether it be a brand new fire alarm system, a system that’s been in place for years, or a system you and your business have inherited as part of the building, maintenance of a fire alarm system is critical and a benefit to all who need it. A […]