How to replace a smoke detector on a high ceiling?


How to remove the smoke detector from the ceiling?

Hold the detector in your hand and turn the device counterclockwise. This will release the detector body from the mounting bracket. Gently remove it from the holder when it is free.

How to replace the battery of an old smoke detector?

How to replace smoke detector batteries –

Can firefighters change the batteries in the smoke alarm?

Replace smoke detectors and alarms every 10 years. Your local fire department may offer free battery inspection, testing and replacement. Just call their emergency number to ask. You may be able to get a FREE smoke detector and install it from your local fire department.

Where do you place smoke detectors on a vaulted ceiling?

For vaulted ceilings, the installation should be 12 inches vertically from the highest point of the ceiling, but no more than 36 inches and as close to the center of the room as possible. In multi-story homes, install smoke alarms at the top of the stairs from the first to the second floor and in the basement.

Will the smoke alarm stop at the end?

Smoke alarm

When the battery is low, the alarm flashes to alert you. It’s important not to ignore the tweet; that’s why it’s so boring. If you ignore it long enough, it will stop because the battery is drained and you are no longer protected.