Smoke Detectors

Purpose


Smoke Detectors warn you in time to escape from a fire.

Best Places for Smoke Detectors


The best locations for smoke detectors are outside the bedrooms and on every level of the home.

Care for Your Smoke Detectors


One in three smoke detectors in homes are not in working order. Here is how you can take care of them:
  • Test monthly.
  • Replace battery twice a year, (when you change the clocks, spring and fall) or when they make a "chirping sound.
  • Replace Smoke Detectors every 10 years.

Know How to Escape


  • Always help those who need help.
  • Two ways out of every room.
  • Plan your escape route and practice leaving your home.
  • Decide one place outside where family members should meet.

Smoke Detectors


  • Buy It!
  • Take Care of It!
  • Your Life May Depend on It!