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Smoke Alarms Washington DC

Local resource for Smoke Alarms in Washington. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to Smoke Alarms, First Alert, carbon monoxide detectors, as well as advice and content on local retailers and stores that supply smoke, fire and carbon monoxide detectors in and around you location.

Uniguard Llc
(202) 408-4779
613 K St NW
Washington, DC
 
815 Conn Ave
(202) 223-1547
815 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC
 
Colorado Security Agency Inc
(202) 829-9233
4131 3rd St NW
Washington, DC
 
Keyway Lock Svc Inc
(202) 338-2254
1512 U St NW
Washington, DC
 
Jenkins Security Consultants
(202) 832-9653
2001 Bunker Hill Rd NE
Washington, DC
 
Guardsmark Inc
(202) 887-5355
1730 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC
 
Alexander Security Consultants
(202) 562-1882
1327 Savannah St SE
Washington, DC
 
First Transit Inc
(703) 419-1086
Washington National Airport
Washington, DC
 
Atlas International Security
(202) 296-1011
1629 K St NW # 300
Washington, DC
 
Business Resource & Security
(202) 232-8343
517 Rhode Island Ave NW
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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