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Smoke Alarm Battery

The most commonly used smoke alarm battery has been the 9-volt alkaline variety, but with the rise of lithium use in batteries, that has changed. 9-volts were used because of their easy installation and relatively long life. Lithium manganese batteries, however, are unmatched in terms of their lifespan

Smoke Alarm

Put in place to detect the onset of a fire in homes, businesses and other structures, a smoke alarm is instrumental in helping prevent the loss of life and property. While businesses, public buildings, rental homes and apartments are required by law to have a certain number of smoke alarms installed,

Wireless Smoke Alarm

A wireless smoke alarm produced by Kidde, First Alert and other manufacturers is a reliable device installed in homes and businesses everywhere. Instead of relying upon the internal wiring of a structure for its power, wireless smoke alarms are battery powered, ensuring they continue to work even during

Wireless Fire Alarm

In order to provide a basic level of safety, every level of a home should be outfitted with a wireless fire alarm. Wireless fire alarms are either self-contained devices, part of a series of interconnected units or one component of a larger fire/home security system. Whatever is the case, there are 2

Fire Alarm Cable

Fire alarm cable is specifically used for the installation of a fire alarm system in buildings of all sizes. To ensure operation of the fire alarm, you need the right cable to connect the system control panel with every satellite component including notification appliances, initiating sensors and other

Fire Alarm Panel

Found in commercial and public buildings of all sizes and applications, a fire alarm panel is the brains of any fire alarm system. Whether conventional or addressable, the fire alarm panel powers and communicates with the system's satellite components including the initiating devices, notification appliances

Fire Alarm Systems

Fire alarm systems come in numerous types designed for buildings of all sizes, from relatively small schools or apartment complexes to large factories, commercial warehouses or high rises. Due to their scope and design, fire alarm systems are usually only found in commercial or public buildings. Homes

The Best Air Purifier for a Baby Room

It is very important for the baby to breathe healthy air that is free from all pollutants. Fresh and healthy breath makes it easy to breath for little one and help cope with illness that are caused by bacteria, allergens, germs, dust, mold spores, smoke, and pet dander in the air. For healthy air,

How to Remove Mildew from Beach Chairs

Mildew on beach chairs is unsightly. It's also dangerous.

How to Get Rid of Black Mold Under Your Bathroom Sink

Always address this as soon as you notice it.

Identifying Lead Paint - A Homeowner's Guide

Don't panic, but do a little CSI style detective work.

Common Building Code Violations

If there are any parts of your house that need to be repaired so that they meet code, get the work done as soon as possible.

Combating Unwanted Holiday Guests: Dust Bunnies

Keep your home sparkling and your air quality clean with these tips.

How to Humidify Your House (Without a Humidifier)

Forget the energy wasting humidifier! Use these 6 simple and inexpensive methods to fill your home's air with moisture.

Save Your Home From Appliance Fires

Appliance fires can happen in the blink of an eye -- prevent them!

Safety Hazards You're Overlooking

Don't be fooled into thinking your home is a safe haven.