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Carbon Monoxide

May 17, 2012

Zero to Three Million

Leah Thayer | daily5Remodel Selling home-performance improvements can be a challenge even in strong housing markets. With little visible “bling” to show the neighbors, and energy savings […]
March 15, 2012

Misconceptions About Carbon Monoxide

 Misconceptions: CO is easy to detect. CO is lighter than air and therefore rises (to the ceiling) and stays there. CO is not combustible. CO and […]
May 19, 2011

What are the health effects of combustion pollutants?

The health effects of combustion pollutants range from headaches and breathing difficulties to death. The health effects may show up immediately after exposure or occur after […]
February 15, 2011

Prevent Broken Gas Pipes and Fires: Safety Tips for Propane Tank Care During Heavy Snow Conditions

Extraordinary snowfall in the mountains of California, Nevada, and Utah created deep snow that damaged propane pipes and tanks. Consumers trying to clear their roofs pushed […]
December 28, 2010

Air Quality Tips for the Home, Breathe Safe and Easy

Indoor air quality is important for many reasons. We spend a good amount of time, including the time that we are asleep, in our homes. Poor […]
November 4, 2010

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

To understand why many of today’s health problems can be caused by the home you live in, you need to look back a few years to see […]
October 5, 2010

Where Does Carbon Monoxide (CO) Come From?

CO is Produced when: Carbonaceous materials are burned with insufficient oxygen. Its lethal effects have been known for centuries; in ancient Rome, “coal gas” was used […]
September 16, 2010

What Carbon Monoxide Detectors Will & Won’t Do

A carbon monoxide detector or CO detector is a device that detects the presence of the carbon monoxide (CO) gas in order to prevent carbon monoxide […]