All Smoke Alarms Not Created Equal

January is the deadliest month for house fires and fire-related deaths in America, according to the National Fire Protection Association. While many households have smoke detectors, many consumers are unaware of the type of device they are using, which could make a huge difference in an emergency. Two types of smoke detectors exist: an ionization alarm and a photoelectric alarm. The two have varying response times in specific fire situations. The National Institute of Standards and...Full Story
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