Where are smoke detectors required to be located?

Per M.G.L. Chapter 148, Section 26E, smoke detectors are required in residential structures on each level of habitation and the basement level. Such smoke detectors shall be installed “on the ceiling of each stairway leading to the floor above, near the base of, but not within each stairway and ... outside each separate sleeping area.”

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5. Will someone come out and inspect or replace the batteries in the smoke detector in the home of my elderly parents?
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