Today is July 25, 2017

Smoke Detectors

Homeowner Tips on Smoke Detectors
 
 
     a.  At least one every level of house                                 
          1) Mounted on ceiling near center of room
          2) Mounted on wall, 6 to 12 inches from ceiling
     b.  In or near every sleeping area
          1) Optimal is one in every sleeping area
          2) At least one outside each sleeping area
     c.  One detector on every floor outside each sleeping area and inside each bedroom ideally

Maintenance
     a. Vacuum or dust weekly
     b. Test power supply monthly by pressing test button
     c. Change battery when changing clock for daylight saving time
     d. Replace
          1) At least once every 10 years
          2) If detector beeps intermittently after cleaning and battery replacement