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March 06, 12:27 PM [GMT -5]

To Roger;
I would put wore nuts on the wires, and also wrap electrical tape over the wire nuts. Be sure to put a solid cover over the box

August 15, 2:13 PM [GMT -5]

I want to replace the hard-wired smoke alarms that are about 15 years old with NON hard-wired, battery smoke detectors.
Even though I was replacing the battery backup with new 9V batteries annually, they would still start beeping during the night or day. Batteries tested out fine.

Can I just remove and put wire nuts on the old wires?

roger

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