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What causes false fire alarms in smoke alarms? How can it be prevented?

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The most common false alarm problems will cause one of two factors : A beeping smoke alarm or one that sounds an alarm condition for no reason.

Normally, this will happen when cooking. However, there may be times when you find that it keeps beeping without any apparent reason. Vapors caused by frying or burning food can set off smoke alarms, especially if a detector is located near the kitchen. Smoke alarms near kitchens exposed to smoke from cooking, bathrooms exposed to steam, or areas exposed to dust can lead to smoke alarms going off for no clear reason.

 

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