Smoke & CO Alarms
By law, all homes in Ontario are required to have a working smoke alarm on every storey of their home and outside all sleeping areas.
Carbon Monoxide Alarms
All homes in Ontario that have:
- a fuel-burning appliance or
- an attached garage
shall have a carbon monoxide alarm installed adjacent to all sleeping areas.
Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms - Replacement & Testing
Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms need to be replaced every 7-10 year according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for installing, testing and maintaining smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.