A 27-year-old member asked:
How often do i need to get my smoke detectors checked for batteries?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 21 years experience
6 months: The rule of thumb is to check when the clocks change for daylight savings time.
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Pediatrics 36 years experience
12 months: Replace with fresh, unused, alkaline batteries yearly. Pushing the button to see if it works - probably once a month.
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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