There was a time when smoke and carbon monoxide detectors were a rarity, but now, most newer homes come with them already installed, while owners of older homes commonly install them. But while most homeowners know you have to either replace batteries or check for loose connections and fraying with wired-in models, a good many […]
Winter HVAC concerns need to be addressed as soon as they come up. Since prevention is always the first and best approach, an annual furnace tune-up and inspection should be scheduled with a qualified HVAC contractor for a complete system check-up as well as a list of manufacturer-recommended preventive maintenance procedures. By catching small problems […]
Exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) gas is potentially deadly, but because this gas is odorless and colorless, you need a carbon monoxide detector to know it’s there. Just putting up a detector somewhere isn’t enough, though. These devices must be correctly installed to protect you year round, particularly in the chilly Dayton winters when you’re […]
A safety precaution that’s crucial this time of year is checking that your carbon monoxide detectors are working properly.
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.
Being exposed to carbon monoxide (CO) is extremely dangerous. Knowing about possible points of exposure to the gas and how to become aware of a carbon monoxide leak in your home can protect you and your family from the harmful and potentially lethal effects. Because CO has no color, taste, or odor, it often goes unnoticed until symptoms […]
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 […]