How Long Will a Smoke Detector Continue to Chirp?

Answer Most common residential smoke detectors run on a 9-volt battery and will emit a chirping noise at regular intervals until the battery is changed or properly installed. Change the smoke detector bat... Read More »

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How long does a smoke detector battery last?

Most smoke detector batteries need to be replaced about once a year. You should test your smoke detector about once a month to make sure the batteries work. Smoke detectors should be replaced about... Read More »

How to Install a Smoke Detector or Carbon Monoxide Detector?

It's an overused saying - better safe than sorry. Most fire deaths occur in homes lacking smoke detectors.[1] To protect your loved ones, it is imperative that you install smoke and carbon monoxide... Read More »

Why Do Hard Wired Smoke Detectors Chirp?

A smoke detector may be the single most important safety feature in your home. A properly working smoke detector will alert residents to the presence of smoke that can indicate a fire. The smoke de... Read More »

Do anyone know why my smoke detector goes off and yet there is no smoke nor fire in the house?

It does it just to tick you off! It probably likes to do it the most around 3AM. Am I right? All joking aside...The most common cause of nuisance alarms on home smoke detectors is dust. I would... Read More »