Kidde Worry-Free Smoke Alarm (2-pack) Giveaway

kidde smoke alarms

There are a few things in life that annoy me (well quite a few actually), but there are some noises around the house that really drive me batty. I cannot stand the sound of dripping faucets (especially after I have turned the faucets in the “off” position with all of my might, yet the dripping continues). Another annoyance is this one step on our stairway. We recently had laminate flooring installed, and it carries upstairs and into the hallway up there. My kids are constantly up and down the stairs and when I am trying to get some blog work done, it is so distracting! But you know what is REALLY bothersome?

Chirping smoke alarms! The ones that chirp and screech and generally make so much noise that people either remove the batteries or break it trying to get it open TO remove the batteries? Yes, I am familiar with them too – they are no fun.

The problem with this annoyance is that it is a HUGE safety issue when the batteries are removed from said smoke alarms. After all, they are there for a reason – to keep our families safe.

kidde smoke alarm

Did you know that the safety of millions is being compromised due to Minor Smoke Alarm Annoyances?

A recent survey was conducted by Kidde where more than 1,000 owners of homes ten years or older reveals that while aggravated by sounds such as smoke alarm low-battery chirps, homeowners are not acting when warned of low battery power, even though statistics show they should be. Unfortunately, this is not surprising to me.

Also, according to the survey:
kidde fire safety survey results

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What if I told you that there is a smoke alarm that is NOT annoying? A smoke alarm that does not chirp, squeal, screech or make a racket unless there is a real emergency? Kidde Worry-Free Smoke Alarms do just that (can I get a “halleluhah”?). The new Kidde alarms are powered by sealed-in, long-life lithium batteries for 10 years (the life of the alarm), so it won’t be bothering you every year to change the battery (well not for 10 years at least – I’ll take it!).

kidde smoke alarm

Us moms (and dads) have enough things to worry about. I don’t know about you, but anything that causes me less stress is a winner in my book. Thanks to Kidde, I know that my family and I won’t be awoken in the middle of the night unless there is a REAL reason to get up. Not just because a fire alarm is reminding me to replace batteries.

Kidde was kind enough to send me a Kidde Worry-Free Smoke Alarm for my home. I had my husband install it promptly (he said it was easy!), and I will be replacing the rest of the smoke alarms in our home with Kidde brand alarms shortly.

kidde smoke alarm

Kidde also carries fire extinguishers and carbon monoxide detectors for your home too. And with Thanksgiving arriving next week, make sure you check out Kidde’s Turkey Fryer Safety – it is full of really helpful information.

It is a comforting feeling knowing that Kidde has our back, and is keeping us safe without bothering or worrying us. Are you ready to have the smoke alarm annoyance gone too?


One Eighty MPH Mom reader will win a 2-pack of Kidde Worry-Free Smoke Alarms!
Open to US residents. Ends 11/30/12.

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*I received the above product, free of charge, to facilitate this review. I will also receive a gift card as a thank you for posting. All opinions are my own.

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  1. The toilets are in need of being replaced and are not working properly.

  2. non-air tight windows letting in too much cold air.

  3. Smoke detector — no battery — went off one too many times without cause! :(

  4. Besides the very thing mentioned here, a chirping smoke alarm it’s also the drip, drip drip from my kitchen sink,. Thank goodness the Plumbers are coming Monday. :)
    Thanks for this chance,.
    Carol L

  5. Ants in the kitchen! Ick!

  6. When I’m using the oven and the smoke detector goes off.

  7. Drafty doors

  8. Heather Wone says:

    Battling mold in the bathroom!

  9. Sue Farrell says:

    Not enough light in the winter—especially in the bedroom.

  10. Hard water is my biggest annoyance, it stains everything

  11. At times, my husband, lol.

  12. Connie Bolick Lee says:

    We have some little tiny rock in our driveway. It is always making it’s way in on the soles our shoes to be deposited anywhere in the house. Try stepping on one of those barefooted, ouch!

  13. Water in the basement…..hate the dampness.

  14. not enough hot water

  15. well my fire alarm was the biggest annoyance, it had a hissy fit over some burnt toast and I beat it to death with a broom. So I could use a new one.

  16. My biggest annoyance is old windows that let in the cold air. Our heating bill is already high so I can just imagine what it will be this winter.

  17. Debra Getsinger says:


  18. Kaci Harrison says:

    Base board heat, expensive in the winter and hazardous with three little kids.

  19. Right now my biggest household annoyance is a leaking kitchen sink :( It leaks nasty smelly water :( We dump it about every other day and need to fix it, but I will have to be the one to fix it and well I have never been a plumber before!

  20. The biggest annoyance is when they start to chirp.
    Thanks for the chance!

  21. keeping up with the dust

  22. Patti Hess says:

    Thank you for the chance :) Have a GREAT day!

    pattifritz2000 at yahoo dot com
    thank you

  23. Alison Jones says:

    Ooooold wallpaper “header” that wraps around all the rooms. Our bedroom pattern has cupids! I kid you not. It’s a rental apartment so we can’t rip it down.

  24. Dust and Ants, Tiny crazy ants!

  25. i have the dust in my home

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