- chevron_rightOnce a month
- chevron_rightEvery year
- chevron_rightEvery 10 years
- chevron_rightRegister for reminders
Once a month
Test your smoke alarm batteries by pressing and holding the test button for at least five seconds until you hear the beeps.
Vacuum dust off your smoke alarms.
Keeping your smoke alarm free of particles will help reduce false alarms and ensure smoke can easily reach the internal sensor.
Replace lead or alkaline batteries.
Every 10 years
Replace all smoke alarms every 10-years, or earlier if specified by the manufacturer.