Why Does My Smoke Alarm Keep Going Off?

When a smoke detector goes off, it surely ignites a surge of panic. Where is there a fire? What’s causing the alarm to sound? What should you do? But it’s even more confusing when there seems to be no source of fire or smoke.

Smoke and fire alarms, while trustworthy and absolutely necessary in any home, are still machines, therefore there is room for error. Below are some common causes for alarms going off without the presence of fire or smoke and how you can avoid this annoyance.