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Smoke Alarms Raleigh NC

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Staff One Svc
(919) 836-1904
2609 Atlantic Ave
Raleigh, NC
American Diversified Security
(919) 469-8006
PO Box 33525
Raleigh, NC
Security Services Of America
(919) 876-1815
1001 Dresser Ct
Raleigh, NC
York Properties Inc
(919) 821-1350
2205 Everett Ave
Raleigh, NC
Simplex Grinnell Lp
(919) 279-6400
540 Civic Blvd # 105
Raleigh, NC
US Security Assoc
(919) 782-6226
2209 Century Dr # 550
Raleigh, NC
Allied Barton Security Svc
(919) 781-8822
4600 Marriott Dr # 300
Raleigh, NC
Mc Laurin Parking Co
(919) 833-7522
1 Hannover Sq # 1000
Raleigh, NC
C & A Solutions Inc
(919) 345-7147
816 Penncross Dr
Raleigh, NC
Audio Video Excellence
(919) 781-9906
8601 Glenwood Ave # R
Raleigh, NC

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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Local Opinions
People in North Carolina 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: 2%
Neutral: 12%
Very important: 62%
Very important: 62%
Do you have a security system in your home/apartment?
Yes: 39%
No: 60%
How much did you pay for the installation of your home security system?
Less than $100: 20%
$100 - $249.99: 53%
$250 - $399.99: 13%
$400 - $549.99: 6%
$550 - $699.99: 6%
$700 - $849.99: 0%
$850 - $999.99: 0%
$1000 or more: 0%
I didn't pay for the installation: 0%
How much do you pay per month for your home security system?
$10 - $19.99: 33%
$20 - $29.99: 26%
$30 - $39.99: 6%
$40 - $49.99: 20%
$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?
Not at all: 0%
Not really: 0%
Neutral: 33%
Somewhat: 20%
Somewhat: 20%
Absolutely: 46%
Source: Survey.com
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