How to Change a Battery in a BRK Smoke Detector?

Answer BRK manufactures smoke detectors. The company's battery operated models use a 9-volt snap-in battery, standard in battery-operated smoke detectors. The battery in a smoke detector should be changed... Read More »

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How often should you change your smoke detector battery?

Check your smoke detector once a month to ensure it's working properly, and change the batteries once a year.Source:US Consumer Product Safety Commission

How do I change a battery in a wired smoke detector?

Remove the UnitGrab the plastic casing on your hard wired smoke detector, and pull it off from the wall. Many wired smoke detectors swivel from one side so that parts do not fall off of the unit. Y... Read More »

How do you change the battery on the kidde carbon monoxide and smoke detector?

The website had the directions. I have an AC and battery smoke detector/carbon monoxide combo. The trick, after twisting the unit from the ceiling mount, was to "squeeze" the white box co... Read More »

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 »