Did you know that the average life of a smoke detector is about 10 years?
You see, the sensor element inside the detector actually degenerates over
time, eventually making the detector worthless. So now would be a good time
to see if it's still functioning by putting a candle or cigarette (or cigar
if you prefer) directly underneath it to make it go off. If you have a
battery operated detector, please change your battery when you change your
Click here to purchase a smoke detector.
You've installed smoke detectors on all levels of your home to keep you safe
from fire, but you also need to install CO sensors to be safe from carbon
Click here to purchase a carbon monoxide detector.
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