How do you know what kind of smoke alarm you need? When you start researching you run across a slew of strange terms such as: ionization alarms, photoelectric alarm, dual sensor smoke alarm, ionizing radiation, hard-wired smoke alarm, basic smoke alarm, etc.
It can get confusing quickly, which is why we have provided a smoke alarm FAQ. The FAQ lists each type of common smoke alarm with details of each detector as well as explanations and drawings of how common smoke detectors operate. Armed with this knowledge you are able to then browse through our wide selection of smoke alarms and find the one that best suits your needs. Remember – your family is your most valuable asset, cherish it AND protect it.