Category: Smoke Detectors

Photoelectric and Ionization Smoke Detectors: What’s Different?


Smoke detectors are one of the most common and effective ways to keep your home or business safe. While no one wants a fire to happen at their property, these devices can help alert anyone inside to the risk and give them a chance to call for help and get out of the building. The… Read more »

The Importance of a Good Smoke Detector

Smoke detectors are vital in keeping homes, families and belongings safe. But, as the saying goes, nothing lasts forever, and that includes smoke detectors. You may not think about your smoke detector when looking for things in your house that require regular maintenance and attention, but just like any other fixture or component in your… Read more »

Looking at Smoke and CO Detector Requirements in Illinois

Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors have been around for many years, and we often find that homes don’t meet the requirements of Illinois state law. Let’s take a look at what’s necessary under the law to keep your home or apartment both safe and compliant. Smoke Detectors The state of Illinois’ Smoke Detector Act governs… Read more »