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ByDave Rongey © Ask the Electrician 2017 Author, Licensed Electrical Contractor
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Electrical Wiring for Smoke Detectors

How a Smoke Detector Circuit is Wired – Take the mystery out of wiring smoke detectors, Smoke Detector alarms help provide the earliest warning for both fire and smoke.

Smoke Detector Circuit Wiring
Electrical Wiring: Is it permissible to hard wire a smoke detector in a residential home to the AFCI from one of the bedrooms if the detector is in the hall adjacent to the bedroom?

This electrical question came from: Jim, a Homeowner from Kingfisher, OK
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Additional Comments: Looks nice, this my first time to visit.

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Thanks for your electrical question Jim.

How a Smoke Detector Circuit is Wired

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