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Remember To Test Your Smoke Detector

Smoke detectors are one of the most important safety features in your home. It protects not just your assets but also the lives of the people inside the house. Early warning can help everyone to evacuate in the event of a fire.

To ensure your system is working properly, it’s important to test it on a regular basis. Luckily, this requires one easy home maintenance step. Simply press the button and hold it down for a few seconds. If the alarm does not go off, then it’s a sign that it needs new batteries. Repeat this test every six months to ensure the alarm is always working.

If replacing the battery does not solve the problem, then contact a professional as soon as possible. In most cases, they can identify and fix whatever has gone wrong in one visit.