As cold weather settles in, homes get sealed up tightly and furnaces get turned on. Today’s homes are well insulated and sealed, which is good for utility bills, but it also means carbon monoxide can more easily accumulate in a short period of time. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas produced as a by-product of combustion. Devices …
How to Detect a Carbon Monoxide Leak in Your Johnson County Home
Carbon monoxide, a highly poisonous, odorless and tasteless gas, is a byproduct of incomplete combustion. As such, various appliances in your home – such as gas-burning furnaces, water heaters and cook tops – emit this gas every time you use them. Fortunately, under normal circumstances, carbon monoxide is vented outdoors where it dissipates harmlessly into the air. However, a carbon monoxide leak can develop …
Features to Consider When Choosing Your CO Detector
Carbon monoxide is the number one cause of accidental poisoning death in North America. CO detectors are just as important as smoke alarms. You need at least one to make sure your family is safe from this deadly colorless, odorless gas. Most codes require carbon monoxide detectors. Here’s what you need to know before purchasing one or more CO detectors.
Got A High-Efficiency Furnace? Here’s How To Maintain The Outdoor Sidewall Vent Piping Termination
A high-efficiency furnace can save your family substantially on your heating bills, depending on where you live and what you pay for natural gas, propane or fuel oil. These furnaces also provide improved home comfort, with even and reliable heating. However, these furnaces use a different process for venting combustion gases and by-products.