The beeping from a Kidde alarm may mean it is detecting smoke, the battery is dying or the unit needs to be cleaned. The different sounds the alarm makes can help determine the cause. More »

A beeping carbon monoxide detector should be considered a warning that the carbon monoxide levels in the home are higher than acceptable levels. Kidde carbon monoxide detectors also beep every 30 seconds when it is time ... More »

Some of the reasons a smoke detector beeps is due to the need for new batteries and dust or debris in the device. It also may beep due to temperature fluctuations in the home. More »

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A beeping carbon monoxide detector should be considered a warning that the carbon monoxide levels in the home are higher than acceptable levels. Kidde carbon monoxide detectors also beep every 30 seconds when it is time ... More »

Some of the reasons a smoke detector beeps is due to the need for new batteries and dust or debris in the device. It also may beep due to temperature fluctuations in the home. More »

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Kidde smoke alarms make a few different sounds: loud continuous alarms, periodic chirping and consistent chirping. The loud alarm typically indicates combustion. However, false alarms occasionally cause this noise. More »

To test a smoke alarm, first station someone at the furthest point away from the alarm, and then hold the test button on the smoke detector. Because smoke alarms are typically loud, it is best to alert family members bef... More »

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