How Many Smoke Detectors Do I Need?

How many square feet does a smoke detector cover?

1,385 square feet

How many smoke detectors do I need in my business?

For tenants. NSW legislation mandates that your landlord is responsible for ensuring your residence meets the minimum requirement of having at least one working smoke alarm installed on every level of your home. Landlords are responsible for the installation of smoke alarms in rented premises.

How many smoke alarms do I need UK?


Have at least one smoke alarm on every storey. Install a heat alarm in any kitchen areas where the kitchen is not separated from the circulation space or stairway by a door. All alarms must be interlinked.

Should you have a smoke detector in every room?

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), smoke alarms should be installed on every level of your home, including the basement. Fire detectors should also be installed inside of every bedroom and outside of each sleeping area. There is no such thing as having too many smoke alarms in your home!