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New Construction FAQ



Below you will find the latest New Construction FAQ's or Troubleshooting comments. We will update as new questions are received.



New Construction FAQ

Can I Interconnect Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms?

How Do I Install Hardwired BRK Alarms?

How long and what is the warranty on my BRK/First Alert product?

How long do CO and CO/Smoke combo alarms last?

How many smoke alarms can be interconnected?

How to Choose a Smoke Alarm

Recommended locations for Smoke Alarms

What are the locations to avoid for smoke alarms?

What is the difference between Photoelectric and Ionization smoke alarms?

What Levels of CO Cause an Alarm

Why can't I use rechargeable batteries?

Why can smoke alarms go into alarm when no smoke is present?

Why do I hear the low battery "chirp" if the battery is new?

Why do smoke alarms chirp intermittently?

Why does the alarm sound when I install a battery or turn on the AC power?

Why does the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommend that home smoke alarms be replaced after 10 years?

Why won't a smoke alarm sound when I push the test button?



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