Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘carbon monoxide’

Carbon Monoxide Detectors A Must, But Practice These Common Sense Tips As Well

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Carbon Monoxide Detectors A Must, But Practice These Common Sense Tips As WellWith colder weather taking over in Central California, it’s important to take precautions against the increased threat of carbon monoxide poisoning. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, 150 people die each year from non-fire-related carbon monoxide poisoning. Most of these deaths were a result of faulty, poorly vented or misused fuel-burning appliances.

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Carbon Monoxide Detection Could Save Your Family

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Combustion heating when maintained properly is a safe, viable option for household comfort. If neglected, however, certain aspects of your system can become dangerous to your family. Ventilation issues, cracked combustion chambers and duct leaks all can lead to backdrafting, circulating harmful gases such as carbon monoxide through your home. If this were to occur in your home, carbon monoxide detection could save your family.

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Three Factors That Contribute To Carbon Monoxide Detector Effectiveness

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Carbon monoxide detectors are valuable instruments and can mean the difference between life and death.  This is why it’s so important to use them effectively.  Here are three factors that will lead to you getting the best results.

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