Maryland's New Smoke Alarm Law Bring Many Questions
January 3, 2018
On January 1, 2018 a new law went go into effect that requires the replacement of battery-only operated smoke alarms with units with a sealed 10 year lithium-ion battery smoke alarms with a silence/hush button feature. This law is a transition away from the use of 9-volt battery-operated smoke alarms to achieve more reliable smoke alarm coverage as possible in older dwellings. Over the past several days public safety agencies have had a flood of calls regarding this new law. To learn more about this law please go to the link provided below.