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Rental mgmt company just installed Kidd 112020/40/80 (don't know which one. It does the same thing the previous smoke alarm did - wakes me up in the middle of the night! It chirps every hour, every 30 seconds or so for about 8 times. Only thing I can figure out by reading on the net is that I turn my heat down at night. This is ridiculous if I am to spend my money on keeping the heat on to make the smoke alarm stop beeping at night. Please help.

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They only chirp for two reasons:
1. The sensor is past its useful life and needs replaced
2. There is a power issue with the battery. Even the ones that are hardwired into the electrical system need a battery.

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SOURCE: 1 chirp every 30 seconds

it is not the battery problem, you need to get a replacement.
the circuite board is bad.

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SOURCE: Alarm Keeps beeping every 30 sec

change your battery cos its ded lol

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SOURCE: kidde nighthawk Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Alarm single beeps

If detector is more then 5 years old it will beep every 30 seconde to wirn you the sensor in the detector needs to be replaced. bying a new detector would be better.

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If detector is more then 5 years old it will beep every 30 seconde to worn you the sensor in the detector needs to be replaced. bying a new detector would be better.

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SOURCE: My alarms are chirping every 30 seconds or so. I

Depending on manufacturers and such, the catalyst detector element itself may need to be replaced occasionally. Usually cheaper and faster to just get another detector.

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* Getting back to your question, I'm guessing you have the updated required powered alarms or need to have a "Powered" fire alarm. The newer homes (well last 20 years is new to me) have low voltage power lines running from room to room where the alarms are placed. If you required to install this type of system then depending on the ceiling access (crawl space, lowered ceiling, etc.) and the need to run the wires "hidden" behind wall and ceiling will increase the installation time and labor costs. Electrician or authorized fire alarm technician will be needed. They should check your fire alarm requirements for you local, indicate locations for alarms, run wires, install and test. Check with several companies in your area and get several quotes. Check with Better Business Bureau for rating or complaints.
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