Imagine yourself in a deep sleep and suddenly your Woken up to a shrill sound or a extremely loud warning!
Your smoke detector just went off, and thank goodness it did because the seconds it saves you could Be the difference between life and death for yourself and your loved ones in your home!
- Install smoke alarms in every bedroom.
- And outside every sleeping area and every level of their home.
- For best protection, interconnect all smoke alarms throughout home –
- When one sounds if interconnected, they all sound.
- Test smoke alarms at least once a month using the test button.
- Replace smoke alarm at least every 10 years or sooner if manufacturer recommends.
So for these reasons everyone should install fire alarms or smoke detectors at their houses. Nowadays it has become mandatory to install fire alarms. Typically a smoke detector will be in a disc shape with varying dimensions based on the applications. Recently there was a survey and it was found nearly around 85% of populations of Canada have installed smoke detectors. Smoke detectors work on two principles namely ionization detectors and photoelectric detectors. If you have a big house or spacious house then make sure to install smoke detectors in every rooms and balconies. And never think about your budget while installing smoke detectors because whatever you are doing it is for the safety of your family. When there is any smoke coming, the smoke detectors detects the smoke and starts making sound and make you alert. One of the best features of smoke detector is interconnected smoke detectors.
These interconnected smoke detectors are of two types- analog or conventional. These are controlled by fire alarm systems and security alarm system. These are quite expensive than single alarm systems. You can see these types of detectors in many malls, hospitals, trains etc. These are also seen in many homes. The best advantage of this is when there is any smoke coming out from any specific area it can alarm the whole place like malls and makes you alert.
One of the major responsibilities of you is to check the alarm at least once in a month. Due to many technical reasons some alarms stops working without even giving you warning. Imagine yourself in a house sleeping peacefully and where there is fire breakout, then who is going to alarm you because your smoke detector is out of the service since many months. So it is better to check your alarm system every month to avoid danger. Every smoke detector is given with a test button to check its shelf life. And every smoke detector has specific shelf life or say durability. Normally a typical smoke detector can last up to 8-10 years. So you should always replace your smoke detectors in every 10 years or before that if your manufacturer recommends you to do it.
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