Oregon Smoke Alarm Rules – Could They be Any More Confusing?

2021-09-01T09:37:50-07:00November 19th, 2017|General Inspections|

Oregon has several sets of rules for smoke alarms. Some rules apply to newly constructed houses, some apply to renovated houses, and some apply to rentals, but the rules that I’ll write about today have to with houses that are being sold.

(Note: If you’re interested in the very important and surprising differences between ionization and photoelectric smoke alarms, read our blog about that subject. The following blog focuses on the more general rules about smoke alarms.)