How well do you know your smoke detectors? Chances are you don’t spend much time thinking about them when they’re not going off, and that’s pretty normal. But did you know that dust or particles can sometimes get trapped in smoke detectors, causing them to malfunction? It’s true- by properly cleaning your smoke detectors as needed, you can not only extend their lives, but also have a little extra insurance against any malfunctions or defects that could cause them not to work in the event of an emergency.
If you prefer to call in the pros for a smoke detector cleaning session, Integrity Fire Safety Services is happy to help! After all, it’s natural to feel a bit uncomfortable when it comes to cleaning your smoke detectors. However, for the DIY types who don’t mind a little smoke detector maintenance now and then, here is a step-by-step guide for thoroughly cleaning your smoke detectors when necessary.
If the problem persists after following these steps, call Integrity Fire Safety Services to have a professional fire safety specialist examine the malfunctioning smoke detector. It is likely that there is either a wiring issue or the smoke detector is faulty and needs to be replaced. Be sure to jot down a make and model number or take a quick picture with the camera on your phone in order to help us arrive with the correct parts for the job.
Integrity Fire Safety Services wants to keep Denver-area buildings as safe as possible with our state-of-the-art fire safety solutions. Call us today at 303-557-1820 to see how we can help you!