How To Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Your Home or Business
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
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Carbon Monoxide; What Is It Exactly?
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly, colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that is produced by the incomplete burning of various fuels.
- Install a CO alarm.*
- Never use portable fuel-burning camping equipment inside a home.
- Never burn charcoal inside a home, garage, vehicle, or tent.
- Never leave a car running in an attached garage, even with the garage door open.
- Never use gas appliances such as ranges, ovens, or clothes dryers to heat your home.
- Never operate unvented fuel-burning appliances in any room where people are sleeping.
- During home renovations, be sure that appliance vents and chimneys are not blocked. Make sure appliances are in proper working order when renovations are complete.
*Note that the FIRST thing on this list is installing a CO alarm and that’s where we come in!
Carbon Monoxide Monitoring
Just like your home and business are monitored and protected with Honeywell Total Connect™, by hooking up the Carbon Monoxide sensors right to your security alarm, the carbon monoxide levels in your home or business will be monitored as well!
Many people install carbon monoxide monitors that you plug-in to the wall and while these are great (it’s better to have those than no sensors at all!), they do not work all of the time and they do not have the ability to call for outside help when needed if you are incapacitated.
Because as we read on the Honeywell Total Connect™ website:
System Sensor carbon monoxide (CO) detectors provide the highest level of CO protection available. Our system-connected devices enable 24/7 central station monitoring that ensures occupants or building management will be alerted if the detector goes into alarm, is disabled, or has reached its six-year end-of-life and needs to be replaced. Furthermore, this system monitoring provides an extra level of protection in cases when occupants are unable to respond to the alarm.
Prevent a Tragedy and Get Carbon Monoxide System Sensors Installed
It’s fairly easy and so worth it to add these sensors to an existing system to keep your family and staff safe. Come talk to us if you think we can help you with carbon monoxide prevention through monitoring.