This product needs to be in stores
As a retired firefighter and home fire safety educator, I am dismayed at the lack of quality fire/smoke detection products carried in-store.
This particular unit is a dual sensor, meaning it can detect smoke/fire in two different methods, thereby giving a homeowner a greater level of security.
Nothing beats an overall fire safety plan, but fire/smoke detector units like this are a big key in that plan.
As for the detector itself, I like the fact that it uses AA batteries and is very easy to
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If you haven't replaced the fire/smoke detectors in your home within the last ten years, you NEED TO DO SO! Technology changes and the newer models are much more efficient than older ones. Remember, the life you save may be yours or your loved ones!
Easy to mount.... Batteries included...
Was able to install the detectors in my 3 rooms without any problems... Ran them through the tests (smoke and "test") features without problems.
Good buy and a good product...
Bought 3 of them for the bedrooms to bring the house up to newer, revised county code after replacing the water heater with a tankless model. Physically, very easy to install, check and test after reading up on where NOT to place them when dealing with bathroom proximity, vents, and ceiling fans. The two batteries seem to be easy to replace when required, after you've been alerted to that need.
The only thing I see that I would prefer otherwise is the periodic flashing alert light...it's very
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small and even in a darkened room, not all that easy to see. I could be a bit larger and/or brighter.
But - here's hoping they're never needed for their intended purpose.
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