Is your house equipped with smoke alarms? Not all houses have smoke alarms, but hopefully all businesses and offices do. As someone who is very particular with safety, he/she should consider smoke alarms too apart from fire alarms.
Actually, all security systems are important. Anything related to your security should be given a huge and serious attention because if you failed to do so, having a peaceful sleep at night, and a fun vacation out of the country, may not be the easiest to achieve.
Going back to smoke alarms, if you are not convinced yet about adding this on your already existing security system, read the benefits you can get if you do so:
It can alarm you before the smoke becomes a huge fire
This can be considered the more sensitive version of the fire alarm. Smoke alarm will ring when it senses smoke, hence, you will be alarmed earlier before the smoke turns to fire. But of course, you have to make sure that you install it strategically around your property to avoid false alarms. For instance, this should not be installed anywhere near the gas range as the smoke coming from the food you are cooking may trigger it to alarm.
Your attention will get caught when a possible fire may start
While you are sleeping, while you are so busy doing the household chores, while you are so focused with the series you are watching, running outside the house before the fire starts can be impossible. With the help of the smoke alarm, you will be notified through a loud ring that a smoke, and a possible fire may start.
Firemen will be at your place immediately
Smoke alarms are most of the time connected to the nearest fire station where you are located, hence, when it alarms, the fire station will also be alarmed, and without being called, they will go straight to your house to check your condition and do their job, in case, necessary.