- Test the batteries monthly. A battery powered smoke detector
can only save lives if it's battery is wroking. Make it
a habit of putting in a new battery whenever the time changes.
- Test the smoke detector. Make sure it is in good working order.
Replace any detectors over 10 years old.
- Regularly vacuum smoke detectors to ensure they don't get a
clogged with cobwebs or dust.
- Place at least one working smoke detector on every level of your home,
and in every area where people sleep.