How many smoke detectors are required by law?

Answer How many smoke detectors you need for your home depends on your individual state and local laws. Most state laws require at least one smoke detector per residence; most also mandate one smoke detec... Read More »

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How many smoke detectors are required in a home?

While the number of smoke detectors depends on a variety of factors, including state laws, the number of bedrooms and how big your house is, detectors are typically placed in all bedrooms and in ha... Read More »

Are Smoke Detectors Required in All Buildings in Ohio?

A working and properly installed smoke detector can save lives. According to the Ohio State Fire Marshal, 184 people died in fires in Ohio in 2008. Of those that occurred in homes, only 19 percent ... Read More »

Why are my smoke detectors going off?

If there are 9v batteries in them, try changing them. Insects can also cause problems with smoke detectors.

Where should smoke detectors be placed in the house?

Place smoke detectors in every bedroom and floor, according to the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA. The NFPA, based in Quincy, Massachusetts, strongly recommends that smoke detectors ... Read More »