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Hi, when you do a complete/full rewire on a domestic property which must have smoke and heat alarms installed is it a requirement of BS 7671 that a certificate must be completed for the new smoke and heat alarms as well as the new installation certificate. Typical properties are 2 up 2 down terrace houses. I have read in the NICEIC test and inspection book that you have to and am just checking as I am costing work and wish to factor in this element of the job if it is mandatory.

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Girlyspark

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Would certainly have thought so. Worked on a partial new build recently and Building Control required smoke alarm certification. The decibel meters aren't half as expensive as you would think though!
 
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Andy M

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Thanks for that, i've been looking for one of these.
 
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ash2020

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I'm not sure I understand this fully. I've just done a full new installation, including 2 smoke alarms and 1 heat alarm in the kitchen. Are you saying that I have to fill out a BS5839 cert. as well as a 17th ed. Installation cert? No-one's ever mentioned that.
 

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