The standard requires:
All alarms should be ceiling mounted and interlinked. There is also a requirement for carbon monoxide detectors to be fitted where there is a carbon-fuelled appliance (such as boilers, fires (including open fires), heaters and stoves) or a flue.
Safety is paramount. Landlords have a primary duty to keep their tenants safe, failure to do this can lead to a hefty fine or even prison. After recent legislation, landlords are now required to install a smoke alarm on every floor where there's a room being used for living space while a carbon monoxide detector must be installed in every room where there's a solid fuel-burning appliance.
In addition, it is also a legal requirement that tenants are provided with a valid Gas Safety certificate at the start of their tenancy.
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