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