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Smoke Alarms Gorham ME

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Simplexgrinnell
(207) 842-6440
20 Thomas Dr
Westbrook, ME
 
Monitorclosely.com
(207) 929-8300
59 Back Nippen Rd
Buxton, ME
 
First Protection Svc
(207) 883-7997
89 Mussey Rd
Scarborough, ME
 
Public Security Svc Inc
(207) 773-2472
367 Saint John St
Portland, ME
 
Global Security Svc
(207) 775-1705
565 Congress St
Portland, ME
 
Suburban Security Inc
(207) 892-6620
733 Roosevelt Trl
Windham, ME
 
Guardsmark Llc
(207) 253-5190
500 Southborough Dr
South Portland, ME
 
Adt
(207) 396-5700
15 Pleasant Hill Rd # 2
Scarborough, ME
 
Shield Security & Protection
(207) 772-1822
80 Pine Tree Industrial Pkwy
Portland, ME
 
Securitas Security Svc USA Inc
(207) 773-3332
550 Forest Ave # 102
Portland, ME
 

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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