carbon monoxide poisoning

October 23, 2014

Take Steps to Find Carbon Monoxide Exposure

If you have any fuel powered appliances in your home you might be at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide exposure can be deadly. Here are some life saving tips and information: What is Carbon Monoxide (CO)? It’s colorless, it’s odorless gas that is a result of partial combustion due to insufficient oxygen amounts. For those reasons, carbon monoxide is known as the “invisible killer.” The incomplete burning of various fuels produces CO. If you have products or appliances that […]
March 13, 2014

How to Protect Your Family from CO Poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible killer. You can’t smell it, see it, or taste it. It’s a poisonous gas that comes from combustion sources such as car engines, gas generators, furnaces, grills, fireplaces, wood stoves, and gas or kerosene space heaters. Every year, carbon monoxide accidentally kills about 150 people in the United States. Many more people suffer CO poisoning due to faulty furnaces and appliances. Symptoms of CO poisoning include headaches, nausea, difficulty breathing, dizziness, drowsiness and becoming light-headed. […]
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 […]