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How Do Smoke Detectors Work? - Chemistry - About.com
There are two main types of smoke detectors: ionization detectors and photoelectric detectors. A smoke alarm uses one or both methods, sometimes plus a heat ...
Smoke Alarms - First Aid - About.com
Smoke alarms detect smoke particles in the air. There are two types of smoke alarms available, and each home should have both.
Smoke Detectors for Fire Safety (Tips) - Pediatrics - About.com
Jun 20, 2014 ... In addition to a home fire escape plan, a working smoke alarm can give your family the early warning they need to get out of your home safely if ...
Chirping - Carbon Monoxide or Smoke Detector Indicators - First Aid
Jun 2, 2014 ... Question: Why is my smoke alarm or carbon monoxide alarm chirping? The fire department comes along and installs a new smoke alarm in the ...
Shopping for a Smoke Alarm and Carbon Monoxide Detector
Every home needs to be protected against smoke, fire and carbon monoxide. Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are the best way to provide that ...
Smoke Alarm Batteries - Pediatrics - About.com
Apr 30, 2011 ... Replace your smoke alarm batteries each year to make sure that your smoke alarms will work if their is a fire in your home.
Where to Place Smoke Detectors in Your Home
Smoke detectors are designed to sense rising smoke in your home. They should be placed high on the walls of your home, but contrary to some beliefs, not ...
Moms Wake Kids Better Than Smoke Alarms - First Aid - About.com
Sleeping kids may be more likely to wake to mom's voice than to a smoke alarm tone, says a study published in the journal Pediatrics October 4, 2006. 24 kids ...
Carbon Monoxide Detectors and How They Work - Chemistry
Carbon Monoxide Detectors. Different from Smoke Detectors. By Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D. Carbon Monoxide Detector in an Outlet. wikipedia.org.
Install Hardwired Smoke Detectors (How to Guide) - Electrical
Learn how to install hardwired smoke detectors with battery backup in your home . These detectors are wired so that if any detector goes off, they will all sound.
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