Is your home ready for winter?

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal)  With the flakes flying this morning and the temperatures dropping, we’re cranking up the heat and lighting fires … but is your home safe? Katie Kalbaugh with the Chicopee Fire Department shared some tips.

4 Steps to Maintain Smoke Alarms
The four simple steps you should take in order to take care of your smoke alarms are:
1) Test them monthly
2) Replace the alkaline batteries when we change our clocks.
3) Vacuum out dust once in a while
4) Replace the entire smoke alarm every ten years.

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