Classic Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from non-automotive consumer products causes 170 U.S. deaths a year, so being exposed to carbon monoxide is not something to take lightly. Read below to learn what you can do to prevent exposure, as well as what to do if you’re exposed to carbon monoxide. What Is It? CO┬áis a colorless, odorless gas created by the …

Power Blackout: Could You Ride One Out?

A power blackout is something that every homeowner in the greater Kansas City needs to prepare for, since it’s inconvenient and even dangerous to be without power, especially in the winter, when storms can bring down power lines and temperatures drop below freezing for extended periods. If you haven’t prepared for power blackout for at least three days, consider taking …

Carbon-Monoxide Detectors Protect Your Family Year-Round

Carbon monoxide (CO), a silent killer, is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in the United States. In fact, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, carbon monoxide kills approximately 170 people in the nation every year. This odorless, colorless and potentially lethal gas is indeed dangerous. However, the installation of a carbon-monoxide detector can help save the …