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2015 Residential Code update – Smoke Alarms

The 2015 International Residential Code (R314.3) specifies required locations for smoke alarms.  Prior code editions have required smoke alarms to be located at three specific locations; in each sleeping room, outside of bedrooms and on each story.  A fourth location … Continue reading

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Residential Code requirement for smoke and CO alarms

  The Residential Code (R314) requires the installation of smoke alarms at various locations in a home.   Those locations (R314.3) include; bedrooms, area outside bedrooms, and at each story including basements and habitable attics. The Residential Code (R315) also requires … Continue reading

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