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Elk Adds 2-Way Wireless Smoke Detector

Designed for use with a wireless ready ELK M1 controller, the ELK Wireless Smoke Detector integrates into an ELK home system. When multiple detectors are installed, one sensor can wirelessly activate all sensors upon smoke or heat detection. 192 more words

Home Automation

Nest Protect smoke detector withdrawn over safety concerns

The Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector has been withdrawn because of concerns about one of its features.

The feature, Nest Wave allows you to switch off the alarm by waving your hand at it. 126 more words

Trading Standards

Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors can Save your Life

Being a homeowner means much more than simply owning a place to sleep in. The duty of being a homeowner is to be certain that your home is safe after you leave for work. 267 more words

Saving a life with a camera in your hand

So I found myself camera in hand, stood on my tiptoes, pushing the test button on a smoke alarm in a strangers house.
I had that moment of awkward eye contact before the beep started, where we both myself and my customer, Paul, half smile at eachother. 458 more words


Turkey Tracks: Household Dramas

Turkey Tracks:  March 30, 2014

Household Dramas


The smoke alarm outside my bedroom went off last night about 3:30 a.m.  LOW BATTERY.  That alarm talks to you in a voice that can raise even a deaf person like me from a dead sleep.   839 more words

Turkey Tracks: Our Life In Maine

Smoke Alarm? What does it mean? (Day 205/365)

Last night my smoke detector went off. Before I went to bed I had asked my sister if the incense, she was burning, would burn out and she said “yes.” I also left the dryer running, which I try not to when I’m not home or sleeping (because it can start a fire.) Anyway, I was half asleep and half listening to a You Tube video on my iPhone when I heard the alarm go off. 434 more words

Project Amber 365: Blog It

Get Serious About Fire Safety

Fire safety. Take it seriously.

Because if you don’t, you run the risk of becoming a statistic. According to the NFPA, seven Americans lose their life due to fire every day in the United States.   504 more words

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