Many if not all of us at one time or another have taken the batteries out of our smoke detectors because they have went off at really inconvenient times, and maybe we leave the batteries out so it doesn’t happen again. But is that really a good idea? This will be the current topic of discussion for this article.
Many people die every single month due to faulty detectors, not being aware of certain fire hazards even within their homes, and being guilty of taking the batteries out of their smoke detector. The detectors can be very annoying at times, especially if something is burning in your oven, however, the annoying sound can save your life. So remember, when you do take out the batteries, remember to place the batteries back into the device. By making sure to do this, you not only protect yourself and your family, but also your house, and even your neighbors.
Keeping this reality in truth will help you to remember to put the batteries back into the detector and to have your detectors routinely have scheduled maintenance.