"On The Nose Home Inspections" has inspected countless homes throughout Canton and Akron Ohio that do not have working smoke alarms. Many do not have any at all! Each year, over 3,000 people die each year in U.S. house fires; most because they had no warning that an electrical or kitchen fire even started... until it was too late! "On The Nose Home Inspections" reports this on a home inspection report as it is a safety issue. Smoke alarms are often given out for free by your local Fire Department or can be purchased as low as $5 at Wal-Mart! Such a simple, cheap product to safeguard your family, pets, and your home. Make sure there is at least one on each floor and equally as important - do not forget to test and change the batteries at least once every 6 months!