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Fire and Carbon Monoxide safety

Tuesday Oct 11th, 2016


I often get asked questions about smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Are they necessary? How many does one need to have in a home? When does one need to replace them? As of March 1, 2006, every home in Ontario is required to have working smoke alarms on every storey, or level, including basements.  According to information from the Ontario Fire Marshal, and as drafted in the Ontario Fire Code, “a smoke alarm is required to be installed between each sleeping area and the remainder... [read more]