How Long Does It Take for a Smoke Detector to Go Bad?
When it comes to home safety, it’s not enough to replace only the battery in your smoke detector. Smoke detectors are never "off" -- they are monitoring the air for smoke around the clock, year in, year out. They have a shelf life and should generally be replaced every 8 to 10 years. Knowing more about the type of smoke detector unit you have installed can help you further determine its average lifespan and battery replacement needs.
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Article Written By: Monica Stevens
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