Fire Safety

Keep Your Home Safe with These Smoke Alarm Tips

Most of us only think about our smoke alarms when they go off during cooking, but it's important to remember that these little devices play a key role in keeping our homes and families safe. Although false alarms probably make up 99% of their alerts, smoke alarms need to be positioned and maintained properly throughout the year in case a real fire ever does start. Unfortunately, it is very common for homeowners to make mistakes that limit the effectiveness of their alarms. Keep reading for a brief guide explaining how you can get the most protection out of these ubiquitous safety systems.