Residential Smoke Detectors

Purchasing

Where do I purchase smoke detectors? 

  • Local Hardware Store
  • Electronic Store
  • Online

Facts

What should I know about smoke detectors? 

  • Smoke alarms should be interconnected. When one sounds, they all sound.
  • Test your smoke alarms at least once a month. Press the test button to be sure the alarm is working.
  • Replace all smoke alarms in your home every 10 years.

Placement

Where are they required to be placed in a home? 

  • In every sleeping room
  • On every floor of your home
  • In hallways outside of each cluster of bedrooms

Types

What are the different types of smoke detectors? 

  • Ionisation alarms
  • Photoelectric alarms
  • Dual Sensor Alarms