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Whether you need to install a new smoke detector in a newly constructed home, or you are planning on replacing an older device, our experts are prepared to help you set up your new smoke detectors safely and efficiently.
Contact our experts at TopTech Electric today for professional smoke detector installation or replacement services in Tarrant, Denton & Dallas Counties.
Smoke Detector Recommendations for DFW Homeowners
At least one smoke detector should be installed on every level of a home. Having a smoke detector in every bedroom or sleeping area is ideal.
Our experts at TopTech Electric can help you identify the best locations for installing a smoke detector based on requirements and recommendations provided by the National Fire Protection Association and manufacturer guidelines.
Choosing the Right Type of Smoke Detector for Your DFW Metroplex Home
There are three types of smoke detectors available.
Our team is happy to discuss your smoke detector installation options in more detail and recommend the best products for your home.
Ionization smoke alarms
These types of smoke detectors are efficient at responding to flaming fires. If smoke enters the device’s ionization chamber, the flow of ions will be disrupted, setting off the alarm.
Photoelectric smoke alarms
These devices are designed to respond quickly to smoldering fires. If light caused by smoke is reflected on the sensor, the alarm is triggered.
Dual-sensor smoke alarms
This option utilizes both ionization and photoelectric technology to provide more effective and efficient protection. It is the recommended option for many homes.
Testing and Maintaining Your Smoke Detector
In order to ensure the continued efficiency of your device, monthly testing is recommended. If the alarm doesn’t sound after pushing the “test” button, try to replace the batteries; if the device is still not responding, the issue could be caused by faulty wiring and will require a professional inspection.
The batteries on your smoke detector should be replaced every year. We also recommend lightly cleaning your device during this time as well.
A full replacement of your smoke detector should be carried out every 10 years. Over time, dust and other debris can build up inside the unit, which can affect the efficiency of the sensors.
Contact Us Today for Professional Smoke Detector Installation or Replacement in DFW
At TopTech Electric we are committed to helping our neighbors throughout Dallas-Fort Worth and the surrounding areas find safe, efficient, and cost-effective solutions to their electrical needs.
Whether you need help installing or replacing smoke detectors, or you have a different electrical concern that requires immediate attention, you can count on our team of experts to provide you with the quality solutions you deserve.
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- Cedar Hill
- Copper Canyon
- Farmers Branch
- Flower Mound
- Fort Worth
- Grand Prairie
- Haltom City
- Highland Village
- Lake Dallas
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- North Richland Hills
- The Colony
- Trophy Club