Dual Sensor Home Smoke Alarms
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 3 of every 5 home fire deaths resulted from fires with no working smoke alarms. When it comes to home safety, fire alarms are essential. There are many different types of smoke alarms, so choosing the right option for your home can be difficult. The First Alert 10-Year Battery Dual Sensor Alarm is fully equipped with a range of features that can make it the ideal choice for your home. Learn more about what a dual sensor smoke alarm is and the highlighted features of this fire detector.
There are three basic types of home smoke alarms: photoelectric, ionization, and dual sensor. Photoelectric alarms are generally more responsive to smoke from a slow, smoldering fire. Whereas ionization alarms are best at detecting smoke from a fast, flaming fire. Dual sensor smoke alarms use both ionization and photoelectric technologies in one alarm. The sensors work together to equip your home with comprehensive smoke and fire detection. By using both photoelectric and ionization technology, this 10-Year Battery Dual Sensor Smoke Alarm can help provide the earliest possible warning, regardless of the type of fire.
When a home smoke alarm frequently sounds for false alarms, people have the tendency to take out the batteries or disconnect the alarms, which leaves their home and family unprotected. To reduce false alarms often triggered by cooking smoke or steam, this dual sensor alarm offers smart sensing technology. Intelligent sensing technology is designed to distinguish between real fires and nuisances, reducing false alarms.
Due to its wireless, battery-operated design, it’s easy to install this fire detector in your home. Follow recommendations for placement and install the alarm either on your ceiling, or if on the wall, ensure the detector is within 12 inches from the ceiling.
Simple Detector Design
For effortless use, there’s only one button for testing and silencing the alarm. Additionally, the loud 85-decibel alarm is engineered to be heard easily throughout the house in the event of a fire.
10-Year Sealed Battery
With a built-in, sealed 10-year lithium-ion battery, the dual sensor smoke alarm does not require battery replacements during the life of the alarm It also has as an end-of-life warning that will sound when it’s time to replace the fire alarm. All smoke alarms should be replaced at least every 10 years and tested regularly.