The never-ending smoke detector chirp!!! Have you experienced this? This is simply a signal that you need to change your smoke detector battery. This is a very simple process that you should not put off. It can be a pain to switch out, but it is important to keep in mind the safety precautions that smoke detectors bring to your home and your family members. We urge you to take all the necessary precautions if you are using a ladder or any other structure to climb on in order to reach your smoke detector(s). Find other home maintenance items and tips on Ivory’s home maintenance page.