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There are on average 358,500 home fires a year in the US. On average 7 people die in home fires per day in the US. Most of those are due to no smoke detector present, or a smoke detector that isn’t plugged in or doesn’t have batteries. But, what do you do if you cannot hear your smoke detector? What if you are deaf, or have hearing loss that makes the nighttime completely silent for you? Or what if you are just such a heavy sleeper that you do not hear anything at night?
Not hearing the smoke or CO detector, can be a life-threatening situation for you – what options do you have?
It will flash a strobe light in your room, say the word smoke, and shake the bed with the provided bed shaker that can be placed under the pillow or between the mattress and box spring. It also has a super loud 110 dB alarm that is much louder than the traditional 85 dB of a smoke detector, It is also much closer to you than the smoke detector, so if you can hear a little – this is a great option for you. … More Stay Alive! A Smoke Detector you can Feel?