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Smoke Alarm Tips

6/6/2019 (Permalink)

Smoke Alarm

Smoke alarms are very important. They must be installed and maintained properly because they play a vital role in saving lives. Having a smoke alarm can reduce the risk of fire injury. 

Smoke Alarm Tips

  • Install smoke alarms inside and outside each bedroom and sleeping area.
  • Install alarms on every level of the home. Smoke alarms should be interconnected. When one sounds, they all sound.
  • Smoke alarms should be installed 10 feet away from cooking appliance to prevent false alarms.
  • Replace all smoke alarms every 10 years
  • Replace batteries in all smoke alarms at least once year

 (Daylight Savings Time works well for maintenance.)

  • Test smoke alarms once a month
  • Clean Dust from sensor openings.

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