Smoke Detector/CO Alarm Installation
Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Installation and Replacement
Why take the risk?
House fires, on average, cause over 2,600 deaths annually. Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning sends over 20,000 persons to hospital emergency rooms every year.
AAA Electrical Services has a licensed and bonded team of Sacramento electricians that can install, service, replace, and repair the smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your Sacramento, CA, area home. Request service today to keep your family safe.
Sacramento Smoke Detector Installation
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), your safest strategy is to create a system of interconnecting detectors that will sound at the same time. When one alarm sounds, they all activate.
The NFPA recommends installing at least one smoke alarm on every level of your home, including the basement. Additionally, you want to install one near every sleeping area. Larger homes may need extra detectors.
Smoke rises, so you want to be sure to mount your alarm high on walls or ceilings.
We always recommend hardwired smoke detectors, so you never have to worry about replacing batteries. Power source issues are the most common reason for alarm issues. A hardwired system with a battery backup ensures your safety under all conditions.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm Installation
Carbon monoxide is odorless, colorless, and deadly.
Anything from a malfunctioning gas appliance to an obstructed chimney or an unvented space heater can cause CO poisoning. Infants, pregnant women, and people with physical conditions are particularly vulnerable to the effects of carbon monoxide.
You want to install CO alarms next to your smoke detectors, on every floor and near every bedroom inside your home. You also want to install a CO alarm near your attached garage in case a car is left running.
Keep in mind that some places in your home can create a false reading:
- Keep your CO alarms at least 10 feet away from gas-burning appliances.
- Keep them out of direct sunlight.
- Avoid installing them near humid areas, such as a bathroom.
How often should I test my smoke detector and CO alarm?
Test home smoke and carbon monoxide detectors at least once a month, and change the batteries every six months to help ensure your home is protected 24/7.
Call Today to Install Smoke and CO Alarms in Your Home
AAA Electrical Services installs and replaces smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for homes and businesses in Sacramento, CA, and the surrounding areas. Call us today at 916-972-7515 or request service online.