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[Costco] First Alert Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm, 3-pack $95

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[Costco] First Alert Hardwired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm, 3-pack $95

3 pack for $95!
Last edited by TomRFD on Oct 16th, 2019 2:38 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: added price to title
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I just bought a similar one from Home Depot Face With Tears Of Joy
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Just bought 3 from Lowes.ca last week. Cost bit less because of $10 coupon and the combo alarms they sell are photoelectric... since already have some ionization smoke alarms figure good to have a mix.

But only 7 years vs Coscto 10 years.
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Got 3 similar ones from Lowes for $32.49/each and installed them all last weekend. Great deal if you need these.
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mwong168 wrote: Got 3 similar ones from Lowes for $32.49/each and installed them all last weekend. Great deal if you need these.
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So which are better? Ionization or Photoelectric?
mwong168 wrote: The sale is over but they were these ones

https://www.lowes.ca/product/combinatio ... kup-383669

They are not the same as the Costco ones which are ionization and mine are photoelectric.
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StealthFinder wrote: So which are better? Ionization or Photoelectric?
"One is a “fast flame” fire, the other is for smoldering fires. ... In tests, ionization alarms will typically respond about 30 to 90 seconds faster to “fast-flame” fires than photoelectric smoke alarms. However, in smoldering fires, ionization alarms respond an average of 15 to 50 minutes slower than photoelectric alarms."

http://www.propertyevaluation.net/Photoelectric vs Ionization Smoke Alarms - Deadly Differences.html
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SynGamer wrote: However, in smoldering fires, ionization alarms respond an average of 15 to 50 minutes slower than photoelectric alarms."
15-50 min? I hope that's supposed to be seconds.
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goob3r wrote: 15-50 min? I hope that's supposed to be seconds.
nope minutes, remember, it is smoldering
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mwong168 wrote: The sale is over but they were these ones

https://www.lowes.ca/product/combinatio ... kup-383669

They are not the same as the Costco ones which are ionization and mine are photoelectric.
OP should put this in thread title. I thought this was a great deal like the Lowes one until you pointed out that it's not the same model.

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I would assume that it is recommend that at least on sleeping level you have one of each type (photoelectric & ionization)?
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This may sound like a stupid question, but these mount on the ceiling? Isn't it likely that by the time Carbon Monoxide gets that high in your house, you're already dead?
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markust5775 wrote: This may sound like a stupid question, but these mount on the ceiling? Isn't it likely that by the time Carbon Monoxide gets that high in your house, you're already dead?
That's why I prefer the plug in ones that you can use on a plug close to the floor. You will wake up once you breathe in smoke , you won't with carbon monoxide.

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