Do you have multiple smoke and carbon monoxide detectors installed in your home? If not, stop reading this and go buy some. Then come back and finish reading this article. If you’ve installed several throughout your home, then good job. Your family is now protected. Or are they? Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors can mean the difference between life and death, so they are obviously very important for your personal and home safety. But did you know that according to some studies, that 21% of college-aged adults sleep through smoke and carbon monoxide alarms? Apparently, the alarm’s high-frequency tone is not enough to wake some people. The MAX One device listens for those high frequencies and then emits a lower frequency that has been shown to wake the same people. The MAX One is also equipped with a motion sensor and a light that flashes when its alarm has triggered and it turns into an emergency flashlight when it’s unplugged from a wall outlet. Great for your home and college dorms, the MAX One retails for $39.95 and can be found at Home Depot stores and online at www.MAXSmartHome.com
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