carbon monoxide detectors

December 29, 2011

Carbon Monoxide Detectors: It’s Important To Have Them, But It’s Also Important To Have Them In The Right Places

It’s important to install carbon-monoxide (CO) detectors to protect yourself from CO dangers, but once you have them, if you don’t install them in the right places, they can’t protect you from accidental poisoning as well as they should. CO detectors are essential for your protection, because carbon monoxide has no color, smell or taste. So having detectors in your home is the only way to know if you have a problem. And CO acts swiftly, leading to debilitating illness […]
March 15, 2012

The Low-Down On Carbon Monoxide Detectors: They Save Lives, But Are You Choosing The Right One?

Hundreds of deaths every year are caused by carbon monoxide, a colorless and odorless gas. You can protect yourself and your family from carbon monoxide poisoning by installing a carbon monoxide detector in your home. However, not all detectors are created equal. There are different types of detectors, and you should choose one that best fits your needs. Battery-Only These detectors are powered by batteries, so they can be installed anywhere. The batteries will need to be replaced every two […]
April 3, 2012

Indoor Air Quality: 3 Preventive Measures Every Homeowner Should Know

Chemical contaminates will reduce your indoor air quality and lead to health problems that range from mild to serious. Unfortunately, most homeowners are not aware of the dangers lurking in their own home from products they regularly used. Common cleaners, gas-fueled appliances and even furniture will fill the air you breathe with contaminates and pollutants. However, with the proper precautions you can reduce contaminates in your home and improve your indoor air quality. Install carbon monoxide and radon detectors around […]
January 8, 2013

Gas Furnace Safety Tips

A gas furnace provides one of the most efficient, cost effective and safest ways you can heat your home. But keep in mind that you’re dealing with an appliance that uses a combustible fuel, so there are a few safety considerations to keep in mind. Here are a few safety tips if you’re using a gas furnace: Always install a carbon monoxide detector at least 15 feet away from your furnace, and at eye level. Carbon monoxide is an invisible, […]