How to Change the Batteries in Your Smoke Detector?

Answer Each year, approximately 3,000 people in the U.S. die from fires in the home. Many of these fires occur at night while people who are sleeping unknowingly inhale toxic gases and smoke. More than ha... Read More »

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How do I change the batteries in an ADT motion detector?

Open the UnitSlide the motion detector off of its wall mount. If it does not slide easily, try sliding it the other way. Some ADT motion detectors have a small button on the top of the unit. Push t... Read More »

How to Change the Batteries in an ADT Motion Detector?

ADT motion detectors have battery backups so they continue to work if the power to your home or business fails. A low battery in your ADT motion detector can trigger false alarms if the power goes ... Read More »

How to Change a Battery in a BRK Smoke Detector?

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 »

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