Tag: home smoke detectors

When you want to protect your home, buy a smoke detector

By Steve Houser, The Wall Street Journal The U.S. is one of only a handful of countries where people can’t easily get a smoke alarm installed on their homes, a phenomenon known as the “motorbike smoke detector.”The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that the U.K. is the only...

What’s in a diamond detector?

A diamond detector is a piece of equipment which looks like a big round box, with a screen on the front and a button on the back.It’s used to pick up light signals coming from objects and objects’ shapes, like diamonds.The detector picks up the light and compares it...

How do you spot smoke from a new home smoke detector?

Home smoke detectors come with built-in detection systems that can be programmed to send a warning signal if there is smoke present.But the problem with these devices is that they don’t always detect smoke, which is why most people do not even consider them a safe option to start...