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Smoke alarm tips

It is essential that your home is equipped with correctly installed smoke alarms.  A smoke alarm might be the one thing that will save you and cut your risk of dying in a home on fire.  We’ve included some tips about where your smoke alarms should be installed.

  • Consider purchasing a smoke alarm with lithium cell battery, they have a life span of 10 years.
  • Replace your smoke alarms every 10 years.
  • They should be installed on every floor of your house, basement included.
  • Preferably, install them on the ceiling.
  • Place one in each bedroom and one outside every sleeping area in the home.
  • They should be installed 10ft away from any cooking appliance.

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