As you prepare to build your dream home plan it is important to make a list of items your builder should install for fire prevention.
One of the most important keys to keeping your family safe is installing a smoke alarm in every bedroom within the home. In addition, an alarm should be installed outside each sleeping area and on every level.
Fire Prevention 101: The Basics
Check the date! Smoke alarms are designed to last 10 years from the manufacture date and should be tested regularly.
- Test alarms at least once a month by pushing the test button
- Replace all fire alarms every 10 years
- When an alarm sounds get outside immediately and call 911.