Every year, accidental carbon monoxide poisoning kills an average of 430 Americans and sends 20,000 more to an emergency room or hospital. Colorless, odorless, and tasteless, carbon monoxide (CO) is produced by common sources such as gas-fired furnaces and appliances, exhaust from automobiles and other internal-combustion devices, and even wood-burning fireplaces. Slightly heavier than air, […]
When it comes to protecting your family from carbon monoxide poisoning, there’s nothing more effective than installing carbon monoxide detectors in your home. The trick is knowing where to install these devices. Follow these tips for the best results.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, and deadly gas – so prevalent and well-known a killer that Ohio law requires all single and multi-family homes that use fossil fuel to have CO detectors installed. The reason is that fossil fuel combustion naturally produces small amounts of CO. Although the levels a well-maintained furnace produces […]