How Many Nest Smoke Detectors Do I Need?

Current NFPA recommendations actually encourage “placement of at least one smoke alarm on every level of the home (including basements) and in every bedroom, and outside each sleeping area,” according to alarm maker Kidde.

Do I need a nest protect in every room?

The latest edition of the NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code says you need to install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside every sleeping area (like a hallway), and on every level of the home, including the basement. So if you do decide to use Nest Protects as your smoke alarms, you’ll need more than one.

How many smoke detectors do you need in your home?

Answer: The National Fire Protection Association recommends homes should have smoke alarms installed inside every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement. So that means a 2 story, 3 bedroom house needs a minimum of five smoke alarms.

How many square feet does Nest Protect cover?

1,000 square feet

Are nest smoke detectors worth it?

Best answer: The Nest Protect is the best smart smoke detector you can buy. It ties in seamlessly with other Nest products as well as the Google Home ecosystem. It’s also very expensive, but a smoke detector is one of those things worth spending more on to get the best. So, yes, you should buy a Nest Protect.