WikiWirral Share a Little Learn a Lot about your Wirral
Forum Stats
12182 Members
65 Forums
72596 Topics
978284 Posts
117 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
88 registered (assassin, 18 invisible), 1627 Guests and 195 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Secretive mega shake-up of NHS could cost 15 mil 436
Need help 379
Wirral High Tides? 360
Found a mobile phone 14/01/2017 WALLASEY 347
Sometimes You Could Strangle Someone 337
Asbestos shed removal 324
Paypal help 322
Best Price for Scarpping my car 269
RAC ,AA v Breakdown Recovery 260
Lost Mobile Phone 256
New General Forums
The Scouse Accent
by palemoon
Yesterday at 07:49 PM
birthday wishes
by sunnyside
Yesterday at 12:48 PM
The Green Eyed Girl
by granny
17th Jan 2017 10:33pm
Breastfeeding Dads Want to Be A Breastfeeding Hero
by fish5133
16th Jan 2017 1:24pm
New Wirral History
753 Sea Horse, Unit 9, Wallasey Waterfront
by Norton
Yesterday at 09:07 PM
What was County Hall, Abbey Street, Birkenhead?
by yoller
15th Jan 2017 1:28pm
752 The Old Manor Club, Withens Lane, Liscard
by Norton
13th Jan 2017 2:20pm
751 Plough Inn, Mount Pleasant Rd, New Brighton
by Norton
13th Jan 2017 1:38pm
351 Prince Alfred 30 Tunnel Road 30 30 to 32
by yoller
8th Jan 2017 7:18pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Hadlow train station
Topic Replies
New Car tax Rates For New Cars
by diggingdeeper
35 minutes 37 seconds ago
When we live to be a 100 yrs old
by venice
Today at 12:03 AM
Musicals
by snowshoes
Yesterday at 11:47 PM
The Green Eyed Girl
by granny
Yesterday at 10:02 PM
Wanted freezer kit
by dodie
Yesterday at 09:58 PM
2pioneer speakers Free
by dodie
Yesterday at 09:54 PM
Secretive mega shake-up of NHS could cost 15 mil
by venice
Yesterday at 09:48 PM
753 Sea Horse, Unit 9, Wallasey Waterfront
by Norton
Yesterday at 09:07 PM
Taylors Villas 1874 any info?
by locomotive
Yesterday at 09:00 PM
January
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Indian/Jazz fusion music Liverpool
by buddy
17th Jan 2017 9:46am
Chinese New Year Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
15th Jan 2017 11:08am
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#595428 - 6th Oct 2011 12:37pm How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm
Jobneeded67 Offline
Addict

Registered: 3rd Aug 2011
Posts: 291
Loc: Birkenhead
Our smoke alarm in the ceiling suddenly went off involuntarily this morning hasn't stopped. We think it is a battery operated one, as we tried turning off the electricity at the mains but it was still making a continuous buzzing. We can't even unscrew it from the ceiling by twisitng, and it doesn't seem to have any screws.

This blasted incessant buzzing is driving us mad, and so any advice you could give as to how to deactivate this accursed thing would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

Top
Digital Wirral : Advertising
Click me for more Information......

* * * Julie : LED Lights Supplied and Fitted Free * * *
Now Advertise with WikiWirral.
WikiWirral stats 35,000 Page Views a Day +500 Search Engines.. Click Me
#595435 - 6th Oct 2011 12:43pm Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: Jobneeded67]
ex0__ Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 25th Apr 2011
Posts: 1337
Loc: 1337
Not really sure what answer you're expecting, this question isn't related to digital media.

Man up and twist the thing off and remove the battery, or hit it with a hammer.
_________________________
-----
1337

Top
#595437 - 6th Oct 2011 12:45pm Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: Jobneeded67]
AR_One Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 14th Nov 2007
Posts: 435
Loc: Wirral
If it's a battery one it could be that the battery was nearly gone and they don't work as well in the cold so the change in the weather could of pushed it over the edge.

Try holding the reset button with the end of brush might cure it other than that you'll need to get the battery out to shut it up.

If you call the Fire service on 0800 731 5958 (not 999!) they'll come and do a Home Fire Safety check and give you all new alarms for free if they're not working.

Top
#595438 - 6th Oct 2011 12:45pm Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: Jobneeded67]
ludwigvan Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 6th Jan 2010
Posts: 1129
Loc: Middle Earth
Try a 2lb ball pein hammer used with diligence and enthusiasm,should do the trick.

Top
#595561 - 6th Oct 2011 3:20pm Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: ex0__]
Jobneeded67 Offline
Addict

Registered: 3rd Aug 2011
Posts: 291
Loc: Birkenhead
But I couldn't find an appropriate category to post this in. This one was the nearest to my problem I could imagine.

Top
#595562 - 6th Oct 2011 3:22pm Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: Jobneeded67]
Frog_Eyes
Unregistered


chit chat wink dont worry mark will move it for you when he gets time smile

http://www.wikiwirral.co.uk/forums/ubbthreads.php/forums/5/1/General_Chit_Chat.html

Top
#595611 - 6th Oct 2011 3:56pm Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: ]
Moonstar Offline

Forum Addict

Registered: 2nd Jul 2011
Posts: 1240
Loc: Wirral
Seem to remember reading somewhere that smoke alarms fitted by the Fire Brigade had a bad batch that would do this and that they were supposed to be replacing them. Perhaps if you get in touch with them they will pop round and replace it.

Top
#597020 - 9th Oct 2011 1:01am Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: Jobneeded67]
phk68bay Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 11th Apr 2010
Posts: 38
Loc: wirral
my advice is to go out an buy a new one, fit it then smack the old one off the ceiling. It may be annoying but it could save your life, so just replace it incase the unit is faulty, but could just be the battery. But don't take chances with your life, get it replaced asap, and be sure. it may just save your life one day (not that i hope that ever becomes an issue) x

Top
#597060 - 9th Oct 2011 7:07am Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: ex0__]
Clive Offline
Forum Master

Registered: 3rd Jul 2011
Posts: 2620
Loc: some where else
Originally Posted By: ex0__
Not really sure what answer you're expecting, this question isn't related to digital media.

Man up and twist the thing off and remove the battery, or hit it with a hammer.
Yet again another very helpful post from ex0__
_________________________
. . .

Top
#597062 - 9th Oct 2011 7:10am Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: ex0__]
Clive Offline
Forum Master

Registered: 3rd Jul 2011
Posts: 2620
Loc: some where else
Originally Posted By: ex0__
Not really sure what answer you're expecting, this question isn't related to digital media.
Help with all your Technology&Gadgets, Computers,Internet,Mobile Phones, Digital TV, Gaming. . If am not mistaken a smoke alarm is technology, and this section is for

(Help with all your Technology&Gadgets, Computers,Internet,Mobile Phones, Digital TV, Gaming.)
_________________________
. . .

Top
#597155 - 9th Oct 2011 1:56pm Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: Jobneeded67]
ex0__ Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 25th Apr 2011
Posts: 1337
Loc: 1337
Thanks for pointing that out Willo, you rock.
_________________________
-----
1337

Top
#597174 - 9th Oct 2011 2:28pm Re: How To Turn Off Incessantly Sounding Smoke Alarm [Re: ex0__]
Clive Offline
Forum Master

Registered: 3rd Jul 2011
Posts: 2620
Loc: some where else
sarcasm is the lowest form of wit
_________________________
. . .

Top

Moderator:  Mark 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
New Car tax Rates For New Cars
by fish5133
Today at 01:42 AM
753 Sea Horse, Unit 9, Wallasey Waterfront
by Norton
Yesterday at 09:07 PM
Car Value Sites Parkers Auto Trader
by fish5133
Yesterday at 06:05 PM
Spectacles found.
by Beethoven
Yesterday at 01:02 PM
The Green Eyed Girl
by granny
17th Jan 2017 10:33pm
For Sale & Free
Wanted freezer kit
by dodie
Yesterday at 09:58 PM
2pioneer speakers Free
by dodie
Yesterday at 09:54 PM
Looking to swap an xbox one for a ps4
by surykata
Yesterday at 08:10 PM
Wanted old cars spares or repairs
by vw_kyle
17th Jan 2017 1:08pm
Astra 1.9 diesel 06
by lansyp
16th Jan 2017 8:47pm
Featured Member
Registered: 13th Apr 2009
Posts: 67
Newest Members
Collette63, shellylou, sgjrob, pjmeaneydog, jennynoonan
12182 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Paypal help
by venice
17th Jan 2017 8:59pm
Brown Bin Collections Restarting Today 17th Jan
by fish5133
17th Jan 2017 9:04am
Indian/Jazz fusion music Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
15th Jan 2017 11:19am
Chinese New Year Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
15th Jan 2017 11:08am
Asbestos shed removal
by TRFCKrisTRFC
13th Jan 2017 10:51pm
News : New Topics
Spectacles found.
by Beethoven
Yesterday at 01:02 PM
When we live to be a 100 yrs old
by granny
Yesterday at 11:46 AM
Secretive mega shake-up of NHS could cost 15 mil
by RUDEBOX
16th Jan 2017 5:58pm
Lost Mobile Phone
by spinner1
15th Jan 2017 6:56pm
Found a mobile phone 14/01/2017 WALLASEY
by GaryFromWirral
15th Jan 2017 11:28am
New Enthusiast Forums
New Car tax Rates For New Cars
by fish5133
Today at 01:42 AM
Car Value Sites Parkers Auto Trader
by fish5133
Yesterday at 06:05 PM
A Little Girl Gets A Kitten
by Uffda
17th Jan 2017 3:45pm
Best Price for Scarpping my car
by Mike72
17th Jan 2017 1:02pm
Diagnosis Route
by fish5133
17th Jan 2017 12:10am
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
When we live to be a 100 yrs old 256
Car Value Sites Parkers Auto Trader 104
753 Sea Horse, Unit 9, Wallasey Waterfront 41
Spectacles found. 40
Wanted freezer kit 37
Looking to swap an xbox one for a ps4 35
The Scouse Accent 30
New Car tax Rates For New Cars 27
birthday wishes 15
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Thu 8:14am
Sunset Thu 4:31pm
Local Time Thu 5:15am
WikiWirral Can . . . .
Advertising Click me
To Advertise with
Wikiwirral Click Me