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Smoke Alarms Washington DC

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Innovative Security Svc
(202) 529-3690
1818 New York Ave NE # 219
Washington, DC
Light House Security
(202) 398-2112
3760 Minnesota Ave NE # 1
Washington, DC
Watkins Security Agency
(202) 581-2871
5325 E Capitol St SE
Washington, DC
(202) 966-2333
4830 43rd St NW
Washington, DC
Security Assurance Management
(202) 293-8011
910 17th St NW # 220
Washington, DC
Westover Place Guard House
(202) 363-7531
4300 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC
Citywide National Security Inc
(202) 298-6860
2801 New Mexico Ave NW
Washington, DC
Command Security Corp
(202) 973-6464
2300 M St NW
Washington, DC
Amor Protection Svc Inc
(202) 628-8989
2815 N St SE
Washington, DC
Capital Services
(202) 462-5600
PO Box 73766
Washington, DC

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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