As of January 2015, Ontario requires the installation of smoke detectors accompanied by a strobe for visual signalling. Generally speaking smoke detectors are required on each floor, in each sleeping room and in any hall outside sleeping areas. This is becoming adopted in other jurisdictions and in some cases combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Yet another story in the news about carbon monoxide yet people seem to be OK to spend more on coffee and cigarettes than smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. We have smoke detectors for less than $10 so you can put them in every room if you want! Let’s keep everyone safe out there!
Just in case you missed it, CO alarms (Carbon Monoxide Alarms) are now mandatory in all Ontario homes that have fuel burning appliances, heating systems, or attached garages. So do yourself a favour, make sure your smoke detectors work… if not buy even some cheap ones, and add a carbon monoxide detector or two. You