A smoke detector is a device that senses smoke, typically as an indicator of fire.
Commercial ... units, to several interlinked mains-powered units with battery
backup; if any unit detects smoke, al...
Jun 7, 2011 ... If you're not paying close enough attention to the dinner you have cooking on the
stove, and it begins to burn, it may set off your smoke detector.
Gently vacuum smoke alarms regularly using the soft brush attachment. ... This
can cause smoke to be emitted for a period of time and possibly set off smoke ...
... one smoke detector in a home is required by law. What exactly sets off a smoke
detector and how it works depends on the type of smoke detector in question.
In one type of photoelectric device, smoke can block a light beam. In this case,
the reduction in light reaching a photocell sets off the alarm. In the most common
Clean your smoke detector regularly. Any dust or dirt that covers your smoke
detector or its internal sensor chamber can set it off when there is no fire.
Tired of a smoke detector that seems to go off for no reason? It's more than just
annoying. Like in The Boy Who Cried Wolf, a false alarm leaves you vulnerable
Jul 5, 2013 ... Sometimes my hardwired smoke alarm goes off for a few seconds for no
apparent reason. For example I am not cooking or burning any ...
Feb 12, 2014 ... Ionization smoke detectors can mistake dust for smoke. So if your ionization
smoke detector is covered in dust, that's why it sets off the alarm ...
There was no smoke or other sign of a real threat that could have set them off. I
suppose it could have been low levels of carbon monoxide and ...