To Test Your Smoke Alarm, Don’t Just Push the Button
Regular testing of smoke detectors is a must. If youre skeptical about the value of just pressing the test button, try smoke matches.
Regular testing of smoke detectors is a must. If youre skeptical about the value of just pressing the test button, try smoke matches for a more real-world test that doesnt involve puffing on a cigar near your detector. Smoke matches are typically used for testing airflow in HVAC systems. Theyre a bit pricey at $20 for a pack of 25 matches, but still cheaper and less smelly than 25 cigars.
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