Types of Smoke Detectors
Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are essential safety equipment for your home. Smoke alarms sound an alarm when they sense the presence of smoke particles in the air, while carbon monoxide detectors sound an alarm when toxic levels of the invisible and odorless gas are detected.
This guide highlights the types of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms that are available. Read on to learn about power sources, interconnectivity, installation methods and maintenance options.
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