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Smoke Alarms Des Moines IA

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Guardsmark Llc
(515) 243-3155
206 Des Moines St
Des Moines, IA
 
Capital Fire Equipment Co
(515) 280-8321
718 NE Broadway Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
Active Alarm Services Inc
(515) 287-0500
3130 Druid Hill Drive
Des Moines, IA
 
Hub Tower Guards Phone
(515) 244-3206
699 Walnut St # 100
Des Moines, IA
 
Ci3
(515) 558-9300
6200 Thornton Ave # 190
Des Moines, IA
 
American Security Llc
(515) 245-4370
2801 Bell Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
Lewis System Of Iowa Inc
(515) 243-7179
2500 Bell Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
General Fire & Safety
(515) 265-3206
3210 E 14th St
Des Moines, IA
 
Akal Security Inc
(515) 288-8423
123 E Walnut St
Des Moines, IA
 
Per Mar Security Svc
(515) 244-5660
720 E 2nd St
Des Moines, IA
 

Smoke Alarms

Smoke alarms or smoke detectors have saved thousands of lives. Thanks to most local fire departments most homes and businesses now require smoke alarms. Smoke detectors are your first line of defense against fire and can cut the risk of dying in a home fire in half.

Even though smoke alarms ( home fire alarms ) can be a nuisance when you burn toast, inexpensive household smoke detectors can mean that every member of your family gets out of a burning house alive. Since more than half of all fatal home fires happen at nighttime, a fire alarm might be the only warning sound that is able to wake you and give your family enough time to escape.

National Fire Prevention Week teaches the general public about the importance of smoke alarms, how to react in a fire and how to maintain smoke detectors.

A smoke detector is basically an electrical circuit that gets interrupted by particles. A fire sends miniscule particles into the air, when these tiny particles reach the smoke detector they interfere with the electric circuit and alert a microchip. A smoke alarm's microchip is programmed to send a signal and set off the alarm .

  • Install smoke alarms near bedrooms - high on a wall or ceiling.
  • Don't install smoke alarms near air vents.
  • Test smoke alarms once a month to ensure they work.
  • Test smoke alarm batteries regularly and change them every 6-12 months.
  • Replace detectors that are more than 10 years old.
  • For the best fire protection install both an ionization smoke d...

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People in Iowa shared their opinions about Home Security and Safety
How important is public safety and overall crime rate in selecting where you are going to live?
Not at all important: 0%
Not very important: 7%
Neutral: 0%
Very important: 35%
Very important: 35%
Do you have a security system in your home/apartment?
Yes: 21%
No: 78%
How much did you pay for the installation of your home security system?
Less than $100: 0%
$100 - $249.99: 66%
$250 - $399.99: 0%
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$850 - $999.99: 0%
$1000 or more: 33%
I didn't pay for the installation: 0%
How much do you pay per month for your home security system?
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$10 - $19.99: 0%
$20 - $29.99: 33%
$30 - $39.99: 33%
$40 - $49.99: 33%
$50 or more: 0%
I don't pay a monthly fee: 0%
Do you consider what you pay for your home security system to be a worthwhile investment?
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Not really: 0%
Neutral: 0%
Somewhat: 66%
Somewhat: 66%
Absolutely: 33%
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