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Are your smoke alarms electic?

the house we are renting has hard wired smoke alarms that go off constantly, even when I don't burn dinner. they have even gone off in the middle of a summer night. Does anyone know if a way to disarm when they go of? It can take up to 15 min for them to stop. No batteries to pull out like the normal kind.

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luvschocolate

Asked by luvschocolate at 9:32 PM on Mar. 8, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • there should be a plug in the back of the detector when you loosen it from the wall, just remember to plug it back in.
    ElenaC419

    Answer by ElenaC419 at 9:34 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • I would just replace with the battery operated kinds ,but even those can go off if its a hot summer night. They are just less hassle to turn off.
    theirmom198

    Answer by theirmom198 at 9:39 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • Nope, ours are battery operated. I would replace yours if it were my home.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 12:45 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

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