How to Test Your Smoke Alarms and When to Replace Them

Fire Restoration

Smoke alarms are crucial to preventing fire deaths and injuries during a home fire. However, you need to maintain and test them regularly to ensure they’re working properly at any given moment. Here are the steps involved in testing a smoke alarm in your home:

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends that you should test your smoke alarms monthly and replace them every 10 years. Batteries should also be replaced at least once a year. Find out more facts about smoke alarms and usage tips in this article. For professional fire, water and mold restoration services, contact your local PuroClean office.

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Last edited on 14th of October 2016

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