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#1 CarlCravens

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 10:02 AM

My electric kilns are in a detached garage on the back end of the property. I'm looking for an affordable smoke alarm to put in the garage with a wireless monitor/alarm to keep in the house.

Does anyone have experience with something like this?
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#2 Tyler Miller

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Posted 08 July 2014 - 10:05 AM

Where I live, the cable/internet/cell phone company Rogers offers something like what you're looking for.  https://www.rogers.c...ng-hardware-new

 

 

If Rogers does it up here, there are 5 guys who do it in the US for half the cost with twice the options.



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Posted 08 July 2014 - 04:04 PM

https://nest.com/smo...h-nest-protect/


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Posted 08 July 2014 - 11:46 PM

baby monitor?  I mean all you want to do is "broadcast" the beeping of the local smoke alarm.... i think thats the cheapest way to go.



#5 CarlCravens

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 12:14 AM

Okay, the Nest monitors are cool, but at a hundred bucks a pop, that's a little steep. But I think a baby monitor is a little too low-tech.

What I *want* is very much like the Nest alarms... but I'd be looking at about $400-500 to replace all the alarms in my house and put one in the garage. (And $250 to get the thermostat that links to the alarms and shuts off the furnace on a CO2 warning.)
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#6 nicolesy

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 06:48 PM

I personally think that the Nest option is probably best. They're pricey, but considering what they do I think it's worth the added peace of mind. Now that the Nest smoke detectors are back on the market, my husband and I plan on replacing all of ours in the house (and I'll be adding one in the garage studio as well). We're big fans of "smart homes"; we already have a Nest thermostat, WeMo light switches, and Hue light bulbs throughout the house.


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