Where Do I Put My Smoke Detectors? | DIY Basics




Location, location, location. Here’s a few good rules of thumb to make sure your smoke & CO2 detectors are in the right places.

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7 Comments

  1. Exceedingstew1
    December 20, 2017
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    Thanks now my house wont set on fire

  2. Bryan Vogt
    December 20, 2017
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    still waiting for the weekender episode!…

  3. Latina Gilyard
    December 20, 2017
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    We had a fire and they went overboard with the smoke detectors during the rebuild. We have two in the basement, two on the main floor. Upstairs, where the fire started, we have one in the hall and one in every bedroom. No one was home when that fire started so they wouldn't have prevented that. Perhaps they were trying to make sure our neighbours hear them?

  4. Aaron Productions
    December 20, 2017
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    you can't have it "high up on a wall" you need to keep it at least 1 ft down from the ceiling because there's an air pocket where the top of the ceiling is on the corners and tops of the wall that will not allow smoke to go up there

  5. j
    December 20, 2017
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    Carbon monoxide detectors should't go next to the furnace or any gas appliance. All gas appliances gives off a small CO2 amount. So there will be lots of false positives.

    You also don't need a smoke detector in every room and then also outside of every room.
    If rooms are so close to each other, like within a few feet, then you won't need one outside of every room.
    Putting them in kitchens will also set it off every time you grilling or frying.
    This video is going overboard with the placement of them.

  6. Maikel Versantvoort
    December 21, 2017
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    Place smoke detectors: everywhere

  7. iman kaur
    December 31, 2017
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    Threadbanger sent me

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