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Working smoke detectors save lives. Statistics show that they cut the chances of fire death by half. But will you hear your smoke detector when it sounds?
Since half of all home fire deaths happen in the overnight hours (between 11pm and 7am), it is essential that your smoke detector is loud enough to wake you and your family. So, where your smoke detectors are installed can make all the difference.
This isn’t only true for real estate! According to the National Fire Protection Association or NFPA, when it comes to smoke detectors it’s all about location. The most important point about this year’s Fire Protection Week theme is having a working smoke detector in every bedroom in your home. In addition, the NFPA recommends a smoke detector outside of each separate sleeping area and on every floor, even the basement.
Alarm Engineering monitored smoke detectors work with your home security system to automatically notify the fire department. Monitored smoke detection means you don’t have to be home to call the fire department if trouble starts. We all tend to think that we’re home most of the time, but how many of these scenarios apply to your household:
Locally owned Alarm Engineering has been securing Delmarva since 1985. In that time, we have earned our reputation for integrity, reliability, and quality with our emphasis on superior service to our customers. We know you have choices when it comes to your security system, so here are some things you should know about our team.
Alarm Engineering is leading provider of electronic security systems and services in Delaware and the Eastern Shores of Maryland and Virginia. From integrated home security systems with home automation and video to large enterprise-level integrated systems and small business solutions, our highly trained and professional staff will get the job done right. As an Authorized Alarm.com dealer, we offer exclusive Crash and Smash technology, Geo-Fencing and LiftMaster Garage Control, and the Doorbell Camera as part of our Home Automation offerings.