FAQ - Stove Alert APP

 

How often have you or a member of your family been distracted from the stove causing smoke to fill the house? Sound familiar? It's likely that you, and every member of your family who has spent time with the stove has run the risk of having a dangerous life threatening fire ... and most likely on more than one occasion! 

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The STOVE ALERT APP
… it works to alert! Kitchen fires can lead to catastrophic consequences that can be far reaching into family, friends and community. Stay protected with the Stove Alert app ... a small price to pay to protect your family, your home and your personal property. This Stove Alert timer has many functions when you are not using the Stove.


Questions & Answers


1/ My Question: I know my teens leave the stove unattended when I’m not at home and that worries me very much. Especially when cooking with oil and grease and that’s all they seem to like cooking with these days. Can stove alert offer a safety net of some sort in the event they get distracted from the stove ... AGAIN?

Once your teen(s) activate enable the Stove Alert app by setting the timer, they'll have a stove timer alert on their mobile device to remind them that the stove is on. In that respect your teens are protected and you can get some assurance and peace of mind.

The user should make certain that the volume is turned up high. Smart phones are the number one culprit for stove distractions
... our mission is to make smart phones the number one tool for level one fire prevention.


2/ What are the most common stove distractions that have resulted in house fires?

As just mentioned, smart phones are by far the number one culprit for stove distractions for ages up to 50. They are not only dangerous when texting behind the wheel when driving a car, they are also dangerous when texting if the stove is in use ... unless you have Stove Alert on your phone.

Other electronic devices, a family gathering or party, computers, TV use, family interruption, a baby crying, laundry, the doorbell, exercise and distraction from pets are among the most common.


3/ What is the main purpose of the STOVE ALERT APP
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To protect what means the most to you ... your loved ones, your home and your personal property. Stove Alert APP works to alert! It works to remind the stove user that the stove is on in the event of a distraction from the stove. Protection from “distraction from the stove” has never been easier, more affordable and more effective.

 

4/ Is Stove Alert a LEVEL ONE fire prevention tool?

The Stove Alert APP can work before the smoke alarm is sounded in your home because the app alerts you to the fact that the stove is on so that you can quickly return to the kitchen before a stove top fire starts.

By preventing a stove top fire or by preventing smoke to fill the kitchen because you have been reminded that the stove is on, the app has worked for you before the smoke alarm has sounded. That's why we call this a LEVEL ONE fire prevention tool.

5/ How does it work?

1/ Purchase the APP on your iPhone (iOS) or Android device.


2/ Download to your smart phone or digital device.


3/ Before you turn on the stove, turn up the volume on your phone.

4/ Before you turn on the stove turn on the Stove Alert APP


5/ Set the time to 1 or 2 minutes for example.


6/ Set the repeat mode to 5 times for example. (That means after your first / one or two minute alerts, the alert will repeat another five times every one or two minutes).

It is also recommended that you always set the repeat mode to a minimum of 5 times. You can always simple deactivate when the stove is turned off. It pays to stay protected just in case.


7/ Tap start to activate


8/ Tap stop to deactivate. (It is highly recommended to NEVER deactivate the Stove Alert APP before you turn off the stove)


6/ Does the APP Alert flash when it alerts?

Yes and it also displays on your screen
"Stove Alert!!!"


7/ Does the APP Alert vibrate?

Yes! Ideal when placing the phone in your pocket.


8/ Does the stove Alert APP work while other device functions are in use?

Yes, it will work in the event the user has been distracted by such digital use as texting, emailing, browsing the internet, visiting youtube or listening to music.


9/ How long does the alert sound?

The alert sounds for 5 seconds. The flash and vibrate mode also works for 5 seconds simultaneously.


That means after your one or two minute stove alert, it will repeat another five times. Upon the final repeat, the triple alert will sound, vibrate, flash screen and flash camera light for a duration of one full minute.

If you have set the repeat mode and the APP is on its last sound alert of the repeat mode, the alert will sound until the Stove Alert App is deactivated.


10/ Who should use the Stove Alert APP timer?

Everyone who has a digital device and operates a kitchen stove / range. Your parents, grand parents, children, you and your spouse, your friends and your neighbors.


11/ Is it simple to use?

Very! Once downloaded, you simply open the icon app, set the time and the repeat count and tap start. The entire process takes about 5 seconds to activate.

A smart tip ... always, without hesitation turn on your Stove Alert APP BEFORE you turn on the stove! Keep the phone on your person at all times. Get your family in to the habit of using it everyday ... every time they use the stove and you will significantly reduce your chances of having a fire in your home.


12/ Does using the APP help save me money on my home insurance premiums?


Yes, perhaps ... if you call them. Depending on where you live, state, province, country. It does not hurt to ask your insurance company if they would consider offering you a discount on home insurance if using the Stove Alert APP. You can save much more in insurance fees than what you pay for the APP.


After all, the APP only costs you about a penny a day with unlimited free use.


13/ What is the cost of the Stove Alert APP?

There are no pay per use fees, so we encourage you to use it every time you use the stove for safety in the home.


Year-round, daily, unlimited use: iOS

One time cost of $1.95 plus tax / U.S.


Year-round, daily, unlimited use: Android
One time cost of $4.95 plus tax / U.S.


14/ What happens if my internet service drops?


No worries about that, the Stove Alert APP is hardware driven not software driven! Once downloaded in runs on your mobile device hardware so you need not worry if internet services go down or are interrupted. This means it will alert you even if you have left the house, forgetting to turn off the stove, or if you want to use the app at another family member's home, friend's home, while in your vacation condo or hotel or at the cottage.


15/ When will it not work for me?

Obviously if you don’t open and activate the APP, it will not sound the alert. Also, if you don’t tap stop when you are finished using the stove it will not stop repeating the reminder. The APP alert will not sound if your volume is silenced or turned on low. Volume should be set to high!

16/ Does it work over my phones auto-lock?


Yes it over rides!


17/ Does it work over outgoing or incoming phone calls?


Yes, it over rides!


18/ Does it work over incoming or outgoing texting?


Yes, it over rides!


19/ Does it work over incoming or outgoing emailing?


Yes, it over rides!


20/ Does it work over watching youtube videos?


Yes, it over rides!


21/ Does it work over taking photos?


Yes, it over rides!


22/ Are there any other uses for the APP when not using it for fire prevention?


It has various time scale options making it useful whether you want to bake a cake or need an egg timer. Its nice to know you have Stove Alert to remind you that the stove is on in the event you get distracted from the stove.

There are other uses, but they should only be used when the stove is turned off!

This convenient timer is useful for other purposes when you are NOT using it as a STOVE ALERT.


When the stove is not in use, you can use it as:

Pill / Vitamin Reminder - Yet another powerful reminder as an advanced pill / medication / vitamins / contraception reminder, or simply use for managing your water intake.


When the stove is not in use, you can use it as:


Exercise Timer
- Use it as a quick and easy way to enjoy your run or walk interval training while listening to music, enjoying the scenery and company of others. Simply set it for the time you would like to walk or run and you'll be alerted when times is up so you can return to your busy day.


When the stove is not in use, you can use it as:

Snooze / Alarm - We all love going back to sleep again ... even if its just for just a few minutes?

How about setting the app for three, 5 or 10 minute snoozes. This allows to you wake up slowly every 5 or 10 minutes for a 15 or 30 minute stretch. Have time to take a 10 minute power nap in the afternoon?


When the stove is not in use, you can use it as:


Countdown Timer / Calendar app
Use it as a countdown timer from hours to minutes to seconds on your phone. A digital timer to add urgency, excitement, calendar reminders and flight limo pickup reminder.


There are many more uses for this Stove Alert Timer application. Be a little creative and you'll think of a few more on your own.


If you recognize the value of preventing fires and enjoy the Stove Alert / Multi-Use Timer -

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