All units must install a smoke detector. This is an essential accessory for your safety and your home. This article helps you to know everything about the price of a smoke detector, its location and its installation.
Smoke Detector Pricing
The prices of smoke detectors vary according to the characteristics of the device, the duration of autonomy as well as the options. Before choosing a smoke detector, it is best to think of it as a life-saving device. In this case, you should opt for the top-of-the-range models in order to avoid any risk.
Where to place a smoke detector?
Before installing smoke detectors, you should first analyse the floor plan of your home to determine the best location for the device. It should not be placed in the bathroom or kitchen, to avoid any water vapour that could cause it to react. A smoke detector should also not be placed close to areas where you smoke. The ideal location is in the hallway or hallway clearance, closest to the bedrooms, to get you out of sleep quickly if smoke is detected. There are also vibrating or bright smoke detectors, for those who do not wake up easily or for the hearing impaired.
How to install a smoke detector?
You know where your smoke detector is now, all you have to do is install it on the ceiling. Rest assured, the installation of the smoke detector is very easy. It is possible to choose between two types of installation to put it in place, either fixing it with screws or dowels, or with adhesive. For the self-adhesive smoke detector, simply remove the protective film and the tape blocking the battery contact and then position the device on the ceiling where you want to place it. Finally, tighten the detector to the base plate attached to the ceiling. To ensure that your protective device works, press the test button. If it rings, it is operational. The smoke detector is equipped with magnetic and magnetic mounting accessories. If your smoke detector requires installation with screws, you will need a pencil, a drill, a screwdriver and a tape measure.