How To Test First Alert Smoke Alarm?

How do you test a smoke detector?

If you want to test a smoke detector, find the test button on the front or side of the unit. Push and hold the button for a few seconds to ensure the alarm sounds. If it doesn’t, you may need to replace the batteries or have an electrician check the wiring in the detector.

Why would a smoke detector go off for no reason?

Dust can reflect the light particles, similar to smoke, which gives you a false fire alarm. To clean, simply remove the outer casing. Leave a careful amount of space between the smoke detector and bug spray. Keep in mind that harsh chemicals can also cause smoke detectors to go off.

Why is my First Alert smoke detector blinking green?

If your CO alarm keeps chirping, the battery may be low or weak. On First Alert® carbon monoxide detectors, check to see if the battery light is yellow or green. If the alarm is chirping and the light is yellow, it means the battery is low. The Carbon Monoxide alarm is designed to reset automatically.

How do I get my first alert alarm to stop beeping?

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