How do I mount my Smoke and Heat Sensor?

The Smoke and Heat Sensor is always monitoring for smoke or a rapid increase in temperature, even when your system is disarmed. Follow the instructions below to get protected in no time:

  • Select a location on the ceiling or wall of a common hallway shared by multiple bedrooms or in a central room in the home
    • Avoid placing the sensor in any of the following areas:
      • in a kitchen or garage
      • near a ventilation source such as an exhaust fan
      • near a shower or another potentially humid area
      • near a furnace, space heater or hot water heater
  • Make sure the surface is clean and dry. If you’re placing the sensor on a ceiling, mount it 4 inches away from the wall. If you're placing it on the wall, mount it 4 to 12 inches below the ceiling
  • Once you’ve removed the wax backing from the adhesive, press the sensor firmly against the wall or ceiling for 30 seconds
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