Replacing an Home Sentry Smoke Alarm

unumprovident101January 30, 2014

At my house we have an late 1970's general electric smoke alarm but my dad plans to replace it with an new one sometime next week
That smoke alarm always hurts my ears and it sounds like an foghorn, I'm always worried that it will go off.

I just hate that alarm

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randy427

False alarms are certainly a pain. Not near as much, though, as when the alarm fails to get your attention when the smoke is real.

    Bookmark   January 31, 2014 at 5:45PM
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unumprovident101

My dad plans to get one made by kidde an worry-free one

    Bookmark   January 31, 2014 at 9:25PM
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sushipup1

Kidde seems to be a very good brand.

    Bookmark   January 31, 2014 at 9:26PM
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unumprovident101

I just wanted one that doesn't scare me as much
and one that reduced the false alarm

    Bookmark   January 31, 2014 at 10:23PM
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mariachristin

While installing your new smoke alarm it must be install on or near the ceiling with care taken to avoid dead air spaces.

Hope it will be useful for you.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2014 at 12:41AM
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unumprovident101

We now have an new smoke alarm in our house and I have heard it before and it does not scare me as much as our old one which we had for 22 years

    Bookmark   November 12, 2014 at 12:22AM
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unumprovident101

This is what our old smoke alarm looked like

    Bookmark   November 12, 2014 at 12:30AM
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