Cairns and Port Douglas smoke alarm installation and testing services are proudly provided by the friendly team at BH Electrics. We are up to date with the requirements of Queensland’s latest smoke alarm legislation, which became effective on 1 January 2017.  This affects new and existing dwellings and applies to commercial and residential properties, including resorts and accommodation providers. To improve the safety of your property and ensure legal compliance, contact BH Electrics today on (07) 4099 3497 or [email protected]






Regular testing of smoke alarms is crucial, to ensure they are functioning correctly and will work in the event of an emergency. Smoke alarms save lives, but only if they are installed correctly and working properly! Contact us

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BH Electrics provide first class electrical services to customers around Cairns and Port Douglas and Far North Queensland. You can count on us for the right advice, quality service and efficient, tidy tradespeople. Easy online form.

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Pleased to provide free quotes for all your smoke alarm needs. From supply and install to test, maintain and/or upgrade, you can count on BH Electrics. Servicing residential, commercial, industrial and hospitality clients.

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Did you know that the risk of death in a house fire quadruples without a working smoke alarm? Imagine what this figure blows out too when we’re talking about unit complexes, hotels and resorts. For best safety and protection, you want your Cairns and Port Douglas smoke alarms to be working and you want to have an up to date fire escape plan, which is regularly practised and well-rehearsed in the event of an emergency. To make Queensland properties the safest in Australia, in relation to fire safety, new smoke alarm legislation was introduced and became effective as of 1 January 2017.


The new Queensland smoke alarm legislation specifies that all Queensland dwellings will be required to have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms, in hallways that connect bedrooms with the rest of the dwelling and on every level. Photoelectric smoke alarms see smoke and will alert you early, so you can escape. By having interconnected alarms, you will be alerted no matter where you are, or where the fire starts.

The legislation specifies the type, positioning and interconnecting of smoke alarms for Queensland homes. To comply with this legislation, all new dwellings and substantially renovated dwellings need to have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms from 1 January 2017. For existing domestic dwellings leased and sold, they must be compliant by 1 January 2022 and in all other domestic dwellings by 1 January 2027.

For more information on the legislation, visit the Queensland Government’s QFES website. For more information on Cairns and Port Douglas smoke alarms installation and testing, contact BH Electrics on  (07) 4099 3497 or [email protected]

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I just wanted to say thanks for all your help throughout the year. Your quick response in times of need and the extra mile you go when faced with a challenge is really appreciated.

Ralf Moritz - Area Maintenance Manager, Accor

We have been using the services of BH Electrics for more than 10 years. We would not hesitate to recommend their services and their team from BH Electrics. From simple installations through to late night emergency callouts for switchboard failures, BHE has always provided us a professional and friendly service.

David Costello - Owner/Manager - Port Douglas Retreat

Since day 1, regardless of the size of the job, their work has been faultless. Quick and easy, would recommend to anyone.

Liam - Paddy’s Irish Pub - Port Douglas

Having lived in Port Douglas for less than a year and running a small business where reliability, punctuality and professionalism are paramount, BH Electrics have never failed to deliver. They have been very courteous, prompt and thorough in all our dealings with them and we would highly recommend their services to anyone. Keep up the good work guys.

Jodie Lee-Anne Brolese - Residential Letting Agent and Management Rights Owner - Fronds On Nautilus

BH Electrics have been servicing all of our electrical needs since Malone’s Butchery has been operating, we find that the staff are very efficient and speedy in looking after our needs. In our line of business, it is very handy to have a contractor that we can call upon 7 days a week.

Kylz Milton - Operations Manager – Malone’s Butchery

These guys are amazing. They installed my entire Yoga Studio, Bathhouse & Wholefoods businesses with never a problem. They give me updates on times & where everyone is at. They always do a fantastic job. Recommend them highly.

Michael Joseph - Deep Yoga Studio

We have been using Brad and his team from BH Electrics since his inception and have been impressed with the timely response to our problems. Also the knowledge, understanding, competency, professional, courtesy staff, who always clean-up after each job. Their workmanship is of high standards. We have no hesitation in recommending BH Electrics to further clients.

Robert De Carlo - General Manager - Court House Hotel Port Douglas

We can’t speak highly enough of Brad and his team at BH Electrics. We have used BH Electrics for many years and since Brad and Leanne bought the business, they have lifted it to another level and are even better to deal with. They are so helpful and have great problem solving ideas as we need to get issues fixed very quickly being a holiday resort and dealing with guests. The admin team are absolute gems, managing to make everything possible and Brad’s staff are the nicest guys in town.

Iain and Fiona Colmore - Owners/ Managers - Central Plaza Apartments Port Douglas


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