Heat Detectors

Since 2008 Heat Detectors are required in garages. they must be hardwired and interconnected to the other smoke alarms within the home. Some homes built prior to 2008 have heat detectors or even smoke detectors within the garage. If your home has one, then it must meet the current standard of: the detector must be less than 10 years old, it must be a heat detector and it must remain hardwired.