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Smoke Detectors

Homeowner Use and Maintenance Guidelines

Read the manufacturer's manual for detailed information on the care of your smoke detectors.


For your safety, clean each smoke detector quarterly to prevent a false alarm or lack of response in a fire. After cleaning, push the test button to confirm the alarm is working. Batteries on smoke detectors are recommended to be changed annually.

Oliver Homes Limited Warranty Guidelines

Oliver Homes does not represent that the smoke detectors will provide the protection for which they are installed or intended. We will test smoke detectors during the orientation to confirm that they are working and to familiarize you with the alarm. You are responsible for obtaining fire insurance.

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