What is a 10-Year Smoke Alarm?

What is a 10-Year Smoke Alarm

Ten-year sealed battery smoke alarms are powered by sealed lithium batteries that have a life span of ten years. These alarms provide 10 years of continuous protection with no need to replace the battery for the life of the device. All smoke detectors should be replaced at least every 10 years and tested regularly to ensure the alarm is functioning properly. At the end of ten years, the smoke detectors will give an end-of-life warning letting you know to replace the alarm.

Benefits of owning and installing a 10-year sealed battery alarm in your home include:

  • No need to remember to change batteries every 6 months
  • Eliminate late night, low-battery chirps
  • An end of life warning lets you know when it’s time to replace the alarm
  • Protection for a decade and then simply replace the alarm completely

What is a 10-year Smoke Alarm and Why Should You Invest in One?

Smoke alarms help protect your home and family by providing an early warning in the event of an emergency. You can have peace of mind knowing your home and family are protected for a decade by installing 10-year smoke detectors. Even in the event of a power outage, 10-year battery-powered alarms remain on duty, helping to protect what matters most. There is no need to worry about having replacement batteries around the house like with traditional battery detectors or waking up to replace low batteries in the middle of the night. This also means no costly battery replacements offering a cost saving over the life of the alarm. Plus, since the battery pack is sealed, the batteries can’t be removed from your smoke alarm or tampered with.

Ten-year sealed battery smoke detectors are quickly becoming a requirement across the country, with many states like California and New York adopting laws requiring homeowners to install these devices. Learn more about your state’s smoke and carbon monoxide legislation. Help protect your home and family against the dangers of fire with a 10-year smoke alarm today. First Alert also offers 10-year sealed battery powered carbon monoxide detectors and 10-year sealed battery combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms!