About Alarming Solutions

Alarming Solutions is one of Victoria’s largest fire detection and installation specialists. The company has been in operation for nearly 20 years and is managed by co-owners David Cerra and Daniel Spiteri, both experienced and reputable in the fire alarm industry.

Our focus is ensuring the fire alarm requirements of each client are achieved through consultations and planning at every stage from conception, design, application, installation right through to testing.

Our in-house designers will tailor a plan incorporating the latest design principles in compliance with Australian Standards, site specific procedures and client specifications. Using the most innovative technology and fire systems, we work with the most reputable manufacturers and builders in the industry including:

  • NOTIFIER by Honeywell
  • TYCO

Our commitment to our clients and ability to consistently deliver projects in a timely and effective manner has allowed us to work with some of Australia’s largest construction companies across a variety of major projects which include commercial and industrial buildings, distribution centres, aged care facilities, hospitals and multi-level apartments.  

Our Team

David Cerra

David is co-owner of Alarming Solutions. As a qualified A-Grade electrician he began his career in fire detection, then working as a Project Manager, responsible for managing a number of key projects before establishing Alarming Solutions in 2005. As Project Manager, David brings 30 years industry experience in fire alarm systems and has worked with some of Australia’s largest developers.  He is committed to providing superior design and fire detection needs using state of the art equipment, ensuring all projects are delivered on time and in compliance with required standards.

Daniel Spiteri

Daniel is co-owner of Alarming Solutions with 25 years experience in the fire detection industry. Daniel is responsible in developing and designing fire alarm and EWIS systems in accordance with Australian standards.  His extensive experience and technical expertise will ensure accuracy in the design, application, installation and testing process, ensuring a reliable and effective fire system.  


Alarming Solutions are a contractor that will never let you down. The Fire/EWIS contractor on any project , is a contractor that cannot fail and is critical to any project hand over. As our programmes become tighter and our fire brigade submissions become more and more crucial to achieving a successful PC, contractors like Alarming Solutions are what we need, to ensure we have a seamless full function fire test with all essential service interfaces working as designed. With the business smarts of David, the engineering and programming smarts of Danny along with the onsite delivery of Frank, Jarrod and their team, Alarming Solutions are a contractor that are leaders in their field. And in the 10 years of working with the guys. They never have never let us down! Congratulations to Dave and Danny for creating and building such a dynamic and successful business.

Adam Gangi

Senior Services Manager - Multiplex Constructions

Alarming Solutions have worked on a number of Qanstruct projects installing fire alarms and occupant warning system spanning 14 years. The team are extremely knowledgeable in their field and have consistently delivered projects in a timely and professional manner.

Tony Chiuchiarelli

Construction Manager, Qanstruct Australia

A VESDA certified installer delivers; certified, advanced trained resources covering design, engineering, installation and maintenance, premier services trained to handle the most difficult of applications, years of experience in fire detection, cost savings tools and techniques to provide performance based designs. Alarming Solutions are a certified and experienced VESDA contractor with expertise in protecting communications rooms, freezers and chilled areas, as well as systems coupled with gas suppression and pre-action systems.

Van Nguyen

Xtrails - Honeywell VESDA