Smoke detectors are an easy way to assure the safety of you and your family. A properly functioning smoke detector can alert occupants to a fire during its early stages of development. Check and clean your Smoke Detector monthly to assure that it is working properly. If your smoke detector(s) are hard wired install a battery operated unit as a backup, remember that the electric type will not operate during power outages.
Smoke detectors should be installed on every level of your residence with additional unit installed in each bedrooms. If you have any questions concerning the installation of smoke detectors contact you local Fire Department or Building Inspector.