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Replacing an Home Sentry Smoke Alarm

Posted by UnumProvident101 (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 30, 14 at 14:31

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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RE: Replacing an Home Sentry Smoke Alarm

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.


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RE: Replacing an Home Sentry Smoke Alarm

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


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RE: Replacing an Home Sentry Smoke Alarm

Kidde seems to be a very good brand.


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RE: Replacing an Home Sentry Smoke Alarm

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


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RE: Replacing an Home Sentry Smoke Alarm

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.


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RE: Replacing an Home Sentry Smoke Alarm

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


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RE: Replacing an Home Sentry Smoke Alarm

This is what our old smoke alarm looked like


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