November, 3rd, 2016
Every year, hundreds of people die from accident carbon monoxide poisoning in their homes. Carbon monoxide (CO) is produced whenever any fuel, such as gas, oil, kerosene, wood, or charcoal is burned. If the appliances burning the fuel are maintained and used properly, then you have nothing to worry about. However, an improperly functioning heating appliance can release dangerous levels of carbon monoxide that could put your family at risk. It is often hard to [Read More...]
April, 21st, 2015
When you think about air quality, odds are the first things that come to mind are outdoors; the smell of car exhaust, smoke billowing out of factory stacks, the heavy pollen coverage in the Spring. While cleaning up the air outside is important, most of our time is actually spent indoors.The air quality in there can be pretty bad, too. Cleaning up the air inside won’t be difficult, and there are a few things you [Read More...]
December, 4th, 2012
Carbon monoxide is known as a silent killer because you aren’t able to see it, smell it, or taste it. Today’s technology has given homeowners the ability to purchase carbon monoxide detectors for their home. In the past, only a licensed professional plumbing and heating contractors had handheld detectors that were able to detect carbon monoxide. Even though you are now able to purchase a CO detector for your home, be sure you do your [Read More...]
November, 30th, 2012
Known as “the silent killer,” carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, tasteless, odorless gas that comes from the incomplete burning of fuel. Just about anything you might burn in or around your home — whether it’s gasoline, wood, coal, propane, natural gas or oil — can produce carbon monoxide in the right conditions.