Out of the Blue

I recently described the realization that our smoke detectors were past their effective use dates, and were long overdue for replacement. A trip to the Home Depot was eye-opening, as there's a development in the field I don't recall when last shopping for a smoke alarm, as they now have sealed ones with ten-year batteries designed to last the life of the unit. I wish I'd known of these years ago, as they would have saved Hudson the wonder dog considerable agita over the years, as she used to freak out at the chirping our old ones made when low on batteries. Oh well, The Gunnar-man isn't fond of the chirping either, and the batteries always seemed to go in the middle of the night, so this is a positive development.

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BobBob wrote on Apr 24, 2015, 10:34:
Are there any kind of smoke detectors that connect to the Internet so that you can get an alert over your phone -- like a security camera's motion detection?


I can see it now, your phone alerts you to your smart smoke detector going off, you log onto your ip camera in time to see your house burning to the ground. Fireman
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