How to Deal With a Beeping Fire Alarm Paramount Equity®Have you ever been rudely awoken at 3:00 a.m. by an incessant beeping fire alarm? Many homeowners have, and while it’s a headache, there are a number of simple and effective ways one can locate a fire alarm that is beeping.

All fire alarms are designed to alert a user when the battery is dead. While there are a number of ways to find a beeping alarm, the best way to prevent problems is by maintaining alarms properly. It’s important to install new batteries in a fire or smoke alarm every six months. This will ensure that alarms function properly.

When the battery in an alarm drops below a certain voltage, the alarm will enter into a warning mode. This warning mode will cause the alarm to beep every few minutes. Since it can be challenging to remember where one installed an alarm, a homeowner may be subjected to an incessant beeping of (more…)

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