How to Detect Carbon Monoxide
Carbon monoxide is one of the most dangerous gases, especially due to its colorless and odorless makeup. So how do you know if you’re in the presence of it? We’re here to provide you with a few of the most obvious signs to look out for:
Low Level Exposure:
High Level Exposure:
- Loss of consciousness
- Lack of coordination
While you might not be able to see it, there are ways you can prevent CO from polluting your home:
- Install new appliances to keep everything up to code
- Schedule annual professional inspections on your heating system, chimneys, and flues.
- Avoid operating gas-powered equipment indoors
- Don’t use gas appliances as a heater in your home
There is no better way to protect your home than to check with your local HVAC technician. At Leslie Heating & Cooling, your safety and comfort is our number one priority. That is why we offer properly installed and operation CO detectors.These devices are very reliable and are designed to go off before dangerous levels of carbon monoxide are reached.We also offer maintenance and tune-up services to detect carbon monoxide and other hazardous situations. To learn more, give us a call at 630.621.9419 or visit our website.