What maintenance do my smoke alarms need?

Test your smoke alarm. A suggested frequency is every month by simply holding down the test button. Vacuum your alarm at least once a year, as dust and cobwebs can impair sensitivity. Never paint over a smoke alarm! Smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years.

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3. Where do I install my new carbon monoxide alarm?
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7. What maintenance do my smoke alarms need?