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  • Are hardwired better than battery powered CO detectors?

    24 November 2018

    Yes. It’s a best practice to have hardwired carbon monoxide detectors with a batter backup. This eliminates single point of failures and allows for interconnected devices. Kris Lippi (Owner & Broker)About the Author: Kris Lippi is the owner of ISoldMyHouse.com and the broker of Get LISTED Realty. He actively writes about…

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  • What does the digital display show me?

    24 November 2018

    A CO detector with a digital display will provide the current reading of CO levels measured in the home, peak levels over time, alert status and the battery condition. Kris Lippi (Owner & Broker)About the Author: Kris Lippi is the owner of ISoldMyHouse.com and the broker of Get LISTED Realty. He…

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  • What is a voice alert?

    24 November 2018

    A CO device equipped with voice alerts will have a human voice announce the alarm condition and possibly the location where the alert was detected to eliminate any confusion by the occupants. Kris Lippi (Owner & Broker)About the Author: Kris Lippi is the owner of ISoldMyHouse.com and the broker of Get…

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  • Should I interconnect my carbon monoxide devices?

    24 November 2018

    Yes. It is a best practice to have interconnected devices because when one sounds, they all sound. This allows you to hear the alarm no matter where you are in the home. Most interconnected devices are hardwired systems but some battery operated can also interconnect. Kris Lippi (Owner & Broker)About…

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  • How loud should the alarm be?

    24 November 2018

    A UL certified device will be at least 85 decibels. Anything less than this is not recommended. Kris Lippi (Owner & Broker)About the Author: Kris Lippi is the owner of ISoldMyHouse.com and the broker of Get LISTED Realty. He actively writes about real estate related topics such as buying and selling…

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  • How often do I test a carbon monoxide detector?

    24 November 2018

    At a minimum, carbon monoxide alarms should be tested once a month, but once a week is recommended. Kris Lippi (Owner & Broker)About the Author: Kris Lippi is the owner of ISoldMyHouse.com and the broker of Get LISTED Realty. He actively writes about real estate related topics such as buying and…

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  • How often should I change the batteries in my CO detector?

    24 November 2018

    If your detector is battery operated or has a battery backup, then the batteries should be replaced yearly. The consumer product safety commission recommends changing them when daylight savings time ends. You could also replace the batteries when daylight savings time ends and begins to be extra safe. Kris Lippi…

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  • Should a CO detector be UL certified?

    24 November 2018

    Yes. A UL certified CO detector will meet established criteria for high quality alarms. A UL certified device will only alert after levels have increased to over 30 ppm and will alert more frequently as higher thresholds are reached. Also, a UL certified device’s alarm will be at least 85…

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  • Why is my CO detector making a chirping noise?

    24 November 2018

    A chirping or beeping noise from your CO detector means a notification condition has been triggered. It could be because the detector has a low battery, reached end of life, malfunctioned, warning or an error. Please refer to the users manual for your device. Kris Lippi (Owner & Broker)About the…

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  • How many CO detectors do I need?

    24 November 2018

    How many carbon monoxide detectors you need depends on many factors including, sources of CO, how many floors is in your home, if you have an attached garage, state and local laws, etc. We recommend you read our sections “Carbon Monoxide Detector Placement” and “Carbon Monoxide Detector Laws By State”…

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  • Do you provide assistance with offers or negotiations?

    25 May 2017

    The price of our Professional Listing Plans only includes listing your home or the Realtors MLS and all the major real estate portals. We are able to keep our fees low because of this limited service. If you need extensive assistance with offers or negotiations a full service broker might…

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  • I have additional questions who can I contact?

    25 May 2017

    You can contact us directly through our website for the fastest response. We are happy to answer any questions you have about using our service. Alex Donovan

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  • Do you list rentals on the MLS?

    25 May 2017

    Yes! We are able to list your rental property on the MLS for the same low flat fee. Alex Donovan

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  • What do I do after my property is Sold?

    25 May 2017

    Per MLS Rules, Sellers must inform us within 1 business day after closing. This is very important because we are required to update your listing on the MLS within 1 business day of your home closing. We can be fined for not updating your listing and we will be required…

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  • What do I do once I accept an Offer?

    25 May 2017

    Per MLS Rules, Sellers must inform us within 1 business day of accepting an offer. This is very important because we are required to update your listing on the MLS within 1 business day of you entering into a contract with a buyer to purchase your home. We can be…

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  • Do I really need to offer a Commission?

    25 May 2017

    YES! In order to be in the MLS, home sellers are required to offer a Buyer’s Agent Commission. But you only have to pay that commission if your property is sold to a buyer who is represented by an agent. If the buyer does not have an agent, you don’t…

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  • Do you provide the required property disclosure forms?

    25 May 2017

    Yes! All the forms you will need can be downloaded through our website. When you sign up for one of our professional listing plans, you will receive an email detailing all of the “Next Steps” you will need to follow to get your house listed and SOLD! Alex Donovan

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  • What forms do I need to submit to list my home?

    25 May 2017

    Before we can list your property in the MLS, we will need all owners of the property to sign our Listing Agreement and one owner to fill out and submit our property information form. This is all done online and we use electronic signatures to complete the Listing Agreement. In…

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  • Do you offer full service client representation?

    25 May 2017

    Yes! But only if you request us to handle the sale of your home for you. We offer white glove concierge service for a commission if our FSBO or DIY Professional Listing Plans are not for you. Please contact us to discuss your situation. Alex Donovan

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  • Can I cancel my listing?

    25 May 2017

    Yes! You can cancel your listing at any time. However, we are only able to offer a refund if you notify us before you sign your listing agreement with us. Once we get that signed listing agreement back from you we start listing your house in the MLS and we…

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