Placement of Smoke Detectors in Your Home is Critical

One of the best features of having a reputable company like American Alarm install an alarm monitoring system in your home is that you can rest assure that your home is going to be protected from fires and intruders. We purchase products from the best brands in the industry including Ademco.

If you are the owner of an Ademco residential burglar alarm, it’s also important that you have smoke detectors throughout your house. However, knowing where to place these devices can be a bit confusing. Luckily, the advice below is not only easy to follow, but it also comes from the National Fire Protection Agency:

1) Every sleeping area of a home should have a fire or smoke detector. This is especially important where appliances, such as hair blow dryers, straightening irons and space heaters and portable air conditioners are used.

2) Do not put a smoke or fire detector in your kitchen as doing so could set off activate it every time you cook, especially if you are not an experienced cook.

3) For maximum protection, keep in mind that you may want to put a fire alarm in the living room, dining room, the bedrooms and furnace.

3) Make sure that there is a smoke detector at both ends of the hallway, of this area of your residence is more than 40 feet in length,.

If you have any further questions about your alarm monitoring system or where to put a fire detector, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help answer any questions you may have. Feel free to call us at (770) 645-0061. You can also log onto our user-friendly website,