It's Fire Prevention Week, have you checked you smoke detectors?

If the smoke detectors in your house are more than 10 years old it's time to replace them. Not many homeowners don't know how old their smoke detectors are, but it's easy to find out: just unscrew each detector from it's mounting, and check the date of manufacture on the back.

If you discover you need new smoke detectors, you'll find more options then the last time you shopped. Including 'smart' smoke detectors that alert you by text message. Smoke detectors installed as part of a home security systems can detect the threat, sound the alarm, alert professional assistance, and responds with proactive safeguards that protect your family.

 

source: http://www.alarm.com/blog/smart-smoke-detectors