The best place to put a natural gas alarm
Natural gas is one of the most common types of leaks you may encounter at home. For cooking and heating, most families have some type of gas pipeline running inside, like the kitchen, attic or basement. Natural gas(methane) is extremely flammable, creating both a risk of asphyxiation or explosion.
That is why discovering gas leaks immediately is so important – the safest way to confirm your suspicions is to install a natural gas alarm.
Where to place a home natural gas alarm
Obviously, you should keep a natural gas alarm near sources of natural gas, such as water heaters, fireplaces and basement.
Since natural gas is less dense than air, and thus will rise, they should be placed higher than any doors or windows.
Keep your detectors away from windows -- the fresh air coming in could interfere with an accurate reading on your device.
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