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Is a smoke detector also a carbon monoxide detector?
Last Updated: 3rd May, 2020
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People also ask, is a carbon monoxide detector the same as a smoke detector?
Smoke detectors alert you to the presence of smoke and possibly fire in your home. Carbon monoxide detectors alert you to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide gas. Carbon monoxide can kill you or leave you with permanent respiratory and brain damage.
One may also ask, what sound does a smoke detector make for carbon monoxide? The noise that they make was described as chirping, beeping, and squeaking. Majority of carbon monoxide detectors make sounds a much shorter chirp and beep. The beeping noise is used for alerting you unsafe CO levels. Usually, this can be in the form of four beeps.
Beside this, how do I know if my smoke detector has carbon monoxide?
First, push the test button on the smoke detector to see if the alarm sounds. This will let you know if the battery is working or if the electrical power is connected.
Where do you put a carbon monoxide detector in a smoker?
Where to Install a Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm
- On each floor of the home.
- In each bedroom.
- In each hallway close to sleeping areas — if a hallway is longer than 40 feet, place devices at both ends.
- At the top of stairways going to an upper floor.
- At the bottom of stairways going to a basement.
- In your living area.