What's the best way to test carbon monoxide levels in the home?
What's the best way to test carbon monoxide levels in the home? Does every home need a carbon monoxide detector? Get the answers to these important safety questions below.
What is CO?
Carbon Monoxide is a gas that is present in the air, but it's the incidence of high levels that can make this gas deadly. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is often called the “Silent Killer” because of this poisonous gas is odorless, colorless and tasteless. Its presence can only be detected with a working carbon monoxide detector. Detectors are available in battery form or hard-wired models.
Know Where Carbon Monoxide (CO) Comes From
There are several places in the home that can produce carbon monoxide: clogged fireplaces and chimneys, a portable barbecue or grill, a gas stove, a portable heater, and a water heater.
The Hanwei Electronics battery operated carbon monoxide (CO) alarms are easy to install units that provide reliable protection against the dangers of carbon monoxide.
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