The Scottish Government has introduced new rules for fire and smoke alarms across homes in Scotland. From February 2022, every home in Scotland must have:
- A smoke alarm in the living room or most commonly used room
- A smoke alarm in circulation spaces such as hallways or landings
- A heat alarm in every kitchen
All alarms need to be mounted on the ceiling and interlinked. They can either be sealed battery alarms or mains wired alarms.
You will also require a carbon monoxide alarm where