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Posted by Rob Waghorn, on
Want to replace 7 smoke alarms in a 6 year old property..expensive job?
Cornelius Cretu

Cornelius Cretu

No more than £35 per point assuming that the wiring is correctly done. The operation involves replacing the old smoke detector's base with a new one and wire the new smoke detector.
wayne lewis

wayne lewis

Not really. Presuming that the original smokes are mains operated, then it should only be a case of replacing each unit. Half a day max.
Ainsley Dillon

Ainsley Dillon

Hi , as the lads have said below isn't a bad gauge on price and as the first response I only ever fit aico alarms simply because it's less hassle to all involved as they are the most reliable alarm on the market , there are many different alarms to choose from , ionisation for bedrooms , optical for hallways and lounge and heat alarms for kitchens , I would also recommend paying the extra and installing the ei16 range which has the rechargeable lithium battery rather than the 9v battery which you would need to change every 6 month at £4 a battery Hope this helps Dillon
Jamie Handley

Jamie Handley

For direct replacement including labour and materials you're looking in the region of £260 plus VAT for a reputable electrical company. Hope this helps
Bryan Winn

Bryan Winn

Hi,you never said if the smoke alarms are battery or hard wired? a decent smoke alarm wired through the mains(interconnected) are around £20/£30 x 7 plus labour
Alex Donbavand

Alex Donbavand

Hi Smoke alarms vary in price and quality like everything else. I wouldn't recommend cheap anything (especially when safety is concerned) as its false economy. you mite be looking at 20-30 quid per alarm to buy and then fitting on top. Changing them should be straight forward as long as they are wired up correctly. Have a look here as these are good quality reliable alarms aico.co.uk
Michael Tucker

Michael Tucker

Hello Rob, Welcome to this site. It should cost you about £300, but put your budget at £100 to get more interest Regards Michael.
arnaud wheeler

arnaud wheeler

if the exisitng units are correctly wired and the circuit tests out ok, you shouldnt expect to pay more than £200, supplied and fitted.

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