DIY Carbon Monoxide Detector?

Answer You cannot see, smell or taste carbon monoxide -- qualities that make it a particularly dangerous poison. Overexposure can cause headaches, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, blurred vision and possibly d... Read More »

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How to Install a Smoke Detector or Carbon Monoxide Detector?

It's an overused saying - better safe than sorry. Most fire deaths occur in homes lacking smoke detectors.[1] To protect your loved ones, it is imperative that you install smoke and carbon monoxide... Read More »

The Carbon Monoxide Detector History?

Carbon monoxide, or the "silent killer" as it is sometimes called, is an odorless gas that is produced by burning fuel. Running cars, portable heaters, clothes dryers and blocked chimneys can all b... Read More »

What is a carbon monoxide detector?

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that becomes toxic to humans at high concentrations. A carbon monoxide detector or alarm is a device designed to alert you when carbon monoxide levels i... Read More »

How long is a carbon monoxide detector good for?

Carbon monoxide detectors are good for no more than five years, according to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Batteries in a carbon monoxide detector should be replaced every six mont... Read More »