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Smoke Detector Facts

  • Approximately 33% of the homes in America are not adequately protected with smoke detectors. (NFPA)

  • The Death rate in homes are 45% lower when at least one working smoke detector is present. (NFPA)

  • The 4 most common reasons for non-working smoke smoke detectors:

  1. Disconnected batteries to prevent nuisance alarms

  2. Dead batteries

  3. Debris build up/obstruction on the heat sensor

  4. Component failure due to age.


  • Most people are not aware that  smoke detectors must be replaced according to the manufacturers recommendations, which is every 10  years .