Smoke Alarms play a vital role in saving lives, and when properly installed, can reduce the risk of fire injury in half.
~ Install smoke alarms on every level of the home, including the basement
~Smoke alarms should be installed away from the kitchen to prevent false alarms. Generally, they should be at least 10 feet from a cooking appliance.
~ Test smoke alarms at least once a month using the test button
~ Replace beatteries at least once a year
~ Replace all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old
· Three out of five fire deaths occur In homes with no smoke alarms or when the alarms are not working
· Smoke alarm failures usually result from missing, disconnected, or dead batteries
· More than one-third of home fire deaths result from fires in which no smoke alarms are present
· The risk of dying in a home fire is cut in half in homes with working smoke alarms
Remember your homeowner's insurance rates can be cut by up to 10% for using detectors.
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