Flames can take as little as 12 seconds to engulf a home. Installing smoke detectors in your home is a necessary safety precaution. According to the National Fire Protection Association, 40% of home fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarms, and 17% occur in homes where smoke alarms weren’t working.
Lon Lockwood Electric in Webster installs smoke and carbon monoxide detectors throughout Rochester. If you need help choosing the best smoke alarms or replacing faulty CO detectors, the trusted electricians at Lon Lockwood Electric will get the job done.
Replace your carbon monoxide detectors or install smoke detectors today.
At Lon Lockwood Electric, our expert electricians provide top-notch installations for home smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and detectors. This includes:
When Lon Lockwood Electric handles your smoke alarm and CO detector installation, we’ll work closely with you to help you select the best alarms and detectors for your home and the optimal locations for installing these alarms.
Whether your smoke alarm red light has stopped blinking, or you need help installing a smoke detector in a new addition to your home, we’ve got you covered.
Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious threat to your health. This colorless, odorless, tasteless gas can kill an entire family in minutes if undetected. However, carbon monoxide poisoning is 100% avoidable with a professionally installed carbon monoxide detector.
Your home’s appliances can release carbon monoxide, including:
Install carbon monoxide detectors on every home floor — and always let a professional handle the job.
While Lon Lockwood Electric can handle everything necessary for the proper installation of smoke and CO alarms in your home, these tips can be helpful during the installation process and help you properly maintain these alarms over time:
With Lon Lockwood Electric handling your CO alarm and smoke detector installation, you can be confident you’re working with expert electricians who will use the utmost care and precision to ensure these critical safety features are properly installed and will work optimally for years to come.
Lon Lockwood Electric is a locally owned company specializing in residential electrical services, including smoke alarm and CO detector installations. Our electricians are fully licensed, bonded, insured, and highly knowledgeable when it comes to all types of smoke and CO detection systems.
We’re dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and outstanding results.
At Lon Lockwood Electric, we believe in punctuality, dependability, and perfection, and that philosophy affects our work for every electrical service we provide. You can rely on Lon Lockwood Electric for all your home’s indoor and outdoor electrical needs.
We’re proud to provide carbon monoxide and smoke detector installation in Webster and Rochester, NY, as well as Fairport, Pittsford, Penfield, Mendon, Henrietta, Greece, and surrounding communities.
Frequently asked questions about smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors include:
The National Fire Protection Association recommends installing smoke alarms in every sleeping room and outside each separate sleeping area. And remember: Large homes may need extra smoke alarms.
The National Fire Protection Association says to test your smoke alarms at least once a month. Press the test button to be sure the alarm is working.
The National Fire Protection Association recommends you replace all smoke alarms in your home every 10 years.
The three types of smoke detectors are ionization, photoelectric, and combination. Ionization smoke detectors detect fast, flaming fires, photoelectric smoke alarms detect slow, smoldering fires, and dual sensor smoke alarms detect flaming and smoldering fires.
Hardwired and battery smoke detectors have their pros and cons. Battery-operated smoke detectors are more common in homes, are cheaper to purchase, and are easier to install.
Hardwired smoke detectors need a professional for installation and use your home’s electricity for power, so if your power goes out, it won’t work in an emergency.
A carbon monoxide detector should be placed on each house floor and outside the bedroom doors for the ability to hear it if it goes off when you’re sleeping.
They should be placed 5–20 feet from carbon monoxide sources and near your attached garage. Also, confirm with your local laws to ensure you abide by local regulations.
It’s recommended to have a carbon monoxide detector on each house floor. Carbon monoxide is extremely dangerous; for your safety, it’s best to have one outside each sleeping area, one near the garage, and one by each source of CO.
Whether you require full electrical installations, repairs, or maintenance in Webster, Rochester, or the surrounding counties, call Lon Lockwood Electric today.Let's Get Started