April 27, 2017
Having smoke detectors installed in your Edmonton home is not a luxury. They are essential devices that every household needs to ensure safety from smoke and fire. But simply having smoke detectors in your home isn’t enough, they must be installed properly and maintained regularly in order for them to work efficiently. The same holds true for CO (carbon monoxide) detectors which are equally important if your home contains one or more combustion appliance. CO is an odorless, tasteless and undetectable gas that can sicken and even kill every living thing in your home. Knowing where to place the detectors throughout the house and when to test them will help keep your home and family safe. Always Plumbing & Heating, a leader in indoor air quality, has compiled a list for proper smoke and CO detector placement and service.
Follow these guidelines (approved by the NFPA) for maximum efficiency:
According to the Canadian Red Cross, two out of three Canadians say that they haven’t taken the proper steps to prepare for a disaster. Yet there are about 24,000 house fires every year in Canada. Two out of three Canadians say that they haven’t taken the proper steps to prepare for a disaster. Don’t become a statistic. Keep your home and family safe with proper smoke and CO detector Placement throughout your home. If you have any further questions about alarm placement or IAQ solutions, call us at 780-489-8118 to schedule an appointment with one of our technicians.
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