Where Should You Place Smoke Detectors?

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Smoke detectors should be installed on every level of your home to detect rising smoke from a fire. They should be placed inside or directly outside of each bedroom and common areas, and in laundry rooms and kitchens where fires can originate. To reduce false alarms when cooking, consider installing smoke alarms at least 10 feet away from any kitchen appliances. If you have a larger home, you’ll want to consider more alarms, that are situated in hallways and stairways.  It’s best to install smoke detectors that can be interconnected so you’ll hear the alarm no matter where you are in your home.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Safety , https://www.safety.com/

Article Written By:  Dashia Starr

Original Article Posted on:  Feb 11, 2021

Link to Original Article:  https://www.safety.com/smoke-detector-placement/