Where to Place the Smoke Detectors in Your House

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 Kudos to you for thinking about this small yet crucial detail! There are guidelines for the placement of smoke detectors you should keep in mind. In fact, while your current ones may be in the appropriate locations, you may need to upgrade the devices in the older parts of the house at the same time that you install new ones in the addition. International Building Code (IBC), a comprehensive compilation of safe building guidelines, includes a requirement to upgrade an entire home’s smoke detection system at the same time any major remodeling occurs, such as the large addition you’re building.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Bob Vila , https://www.bobvila.com/

Article Written By:   Glenda Taylor and Bob Vila

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