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2/25/2016 (Permalink)

Keep your household safe

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New York State law requires smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in all types of housing. Detectors are the best way keep family members safe in the event of a fire or a release of highly poisonous carbon monoxide gas.

Smoke Detector Information

  • Smoke detectors should be installed in every room of your home except the kitchen.
  • Test your batteries once every six months, and replace your detector every ten years, or immediately if it becomes defective.  

Carbon Monoxide Detector Information

  • Carbon monoxide detectors should be installed on every level of a home that has a sleeping area, and on the level that contains a carbon monoxide/heating source.
  • Battery-powered detectors should be tested very six months. The device itself should be replaced every 10 years or as soon as it becomes defective.
  • Take all alarms and alerts seriously and call 911 immediately. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas.
  • Carbon Monoxide dectors should be placed on each floor
  • Please take this seriously to prevent tradgedies and keep your family safe

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