How to Install a Smoke Detector or Carbon Monoxide Detector?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Why would you need a carbon monoxide detector?

Carbon monoxide poisoning causes more than 400 deaths and 20,000 hospital visits in America per year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Using a carbon monoxide detector a... Read More »

DIY Carbon Monoxide Detector?

You cannot see, smell or taste carbon monoxide -- qualities that make it a particularly dangerous poison. Overexposure can cause headaches, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, blurred vision and possibly d... Read More »

Where should a carbon monoxide detector be placed?

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends placing a carbon monoxide detector in the hallway near every separate sleeping area of the home. For example, if you have two bedrooms in one ... Read More »