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Why Your Smoke Alarms Should Contain the Latest Fire Protection Technology

Elevate Your Home Safety with this Smart Security Solution

When you’re away from home, be it on a long vacation or just around the corner, you want to know at a moment’s notice whether a fire has started inside your house.

This is especially true when you and your family are at home and their safety is your first priority.

To understand why you need to have the highest quality smoke detectors in your home, take a look at these sobering statistics from a 2019 report by the NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency) on “Home Structure Fires”:

  • From 2013 to 2017, more than 25% of fires occurred in homes, and almost 80% of deaths caused by fire also happened in residential settings
  • During this same period, there was an average of 354,400 fires that occurred at homes per year
  • Each year during this time span, fires resulted in an average of 2,620 civilian deaths, $6.9 billion in property damage, and 11,220 injuries of civilians
  • During this time period, the biggest cause of fire and injuries was cooking. The leading cause of home fire deaths was smoking

To prevent our customers from becoming another statistic, our smoke alarms and fire protection and monitoring systems can be connected to your home security system, as well as your mobile devices, so that we can immediately notify you and your local fire department.

SEE ALSO: Why Maintenance Is So Important for Your Smoke Detectors

Your Alarm System Should Be Able to Detect Carbon Monoxide as Well as Smoke

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a deadly gas that’s odorless and colorless, and since it cannot be detected by our senses, it’s commonly referred to as the “silent killer.”

Any fuel-burning device may be a producer of carbon monoxide. Common household sources of CO include the furnace, the fireplace, gas stoves, the vent from your clothes dryer, and any vehicle stored in your garage that may have accidentally been left running.

At Lowitt Alarms, our fire protection devices can detect both smoke and carbon monoxide. Instead of having multiple units placed throughout your home, the sophisticated sensors inside our detectors can protect you and your family from both of these dangerous threats.

Our smart home interconnected technology found in every one of our smoke detectors undergoes rigorous testing to make sure the response time to both smoke and carbon monoxide is the fastest possible.

Let’s find out exactly the kind of fire protection and monitoring system that’s right for you. For a free consultation with one of our professional installers, call us at 516-433-6960 or contact us now.