My hard-wired Smoke Detector beeps when temp drops below 67 degrees - WHY?

Answer I found this response on the kiddie website for their smoke detectors. Mine is hard wired and it does the exact same thing when it gets cold. Q) My smoke alarm seems to have started to chirp at cer... Read More »

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What Sets off a Hard-Wired Smoke Detector?

Hardwired smoke detectors normally do not go off unless there is the presence of smoke in the air unless another problem with the detector causes a false alarm. You need to determine the cause of t... Read More »

What does it mean when first alert smoke detector beeps 3 times?

According to a First Alert user's manual, three beeps or chirps indicate a possible malfunction in the unit that requires immediate replacement. These beeps are often accompanied by simultaneous LE... Read More »

How to Put a Battery in a Wired Smoke Detector?

Wired smoke detectors are like any other smoke detectors, except that they are hard-wired to your home's electrical system. However, they still use batteries as a backup power source in the case yo... Read More »

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 »