Where do I need to place my smoke detectors?
Smoke detectors should be located on each floor of your house. In addition, there should be one installed in each bedroom. Smoke detectors should not be installed in locations that are adjacent to bathrooms or cooking facilities since the steam from these locations can cause false readings. Smoke detectors should be installed in the highest portion of a room preferable at the highest point of the ceiling. They should not be installed within 4" of where the ceiling meets the wall. If mounted on the wall surface, they should not be mounted within 4" of the ceiling but not more than 12" from the ceiling. Lastly, smoke detectors should not be mounted near doorways or windows.

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