No, FireAvert fits in the void space behind most stoves. If your outlet is in an awkward position then you can order a pigtail from us. The pigtail acts as an extension cord and will allow you to maneuver the FireAvert as needed to fit in the void space.
The FireAvert has an intelligent ten second-1 minute delay that allows those of us who aren’t the best cooks to clear out the smoke before the FireAvert cuts power to the stove. The delay is plenty of time to clear out smoke or shut off the smoke alarm before the FireAvert cuts power to the stove.
The FireAvert is simply reset by flipping the breaker in your electrical panel off and back on again. Once the FireAvert is installed you never again have to pull the stove out. The FireAvert is also maintenance free with no batteries.
FireAvert protects your home from stove fires day and night! The best way to prevent or stop a stove fire is by simply turning off the stove before there is any fire, and that is exactly what FireAvert does. FireAvert intelligently turns off the stove before there is any fire. FireAvert is continually monitoring for the sound of your smoke alarm. When your smoke alarm sounds from food left on the stove, FireAvert will turn off the stove before there is any fire. This concept has been tested and proven by professionals around the country for being the best way to prevent or stop a stove fire.
Yes, the FireAvert is a must for every home in the US. In fact every 3.5 minutes a stove fire is reported. Cooking on an electric stove is the #1 cause of home fires. In the US, 500 people lose their lives every year and 5,000 people are severely injured from these fires every year. The average cost of a stove fire for a home owner is over $6,000. FireAvert will be the cheapest home owners insurance you will ever buy.