How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: A Silent Killer in Your Home

We all know a natural gas leak reeks of rotten eggs. But what does an excess of carbon monoxide smell like? Absolutely nothing. “Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless—but toxic and potentially deadly—gas emitted by common household appliances,” says Tom Russo, president of First Alert. And whether you live in a mansion or a fifth-floor walk-up, everyone risks exposure to carbon monoxide poisoning because it originates from anything that burns fuel. That means furnaces, stoves, water heaters, grills, fireplaces, and cars. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, carbon monoxide poisoning is the leading cause of accidental poisoning, responsible for about 400 de

YOU DIRTY,  DIRTY FILTER

Keep Your Air Clean and Healthy One common household maintenance item that is often overlooked is the air filter for the heating/AC system.Dirty air filter We find this all the time on home inspections. Some homeowners don’t know where the filter is, and others have no idea that it requires regular replacement. Some people are under the impression that a dirty filter is better because it traps even more dirt! What’s the Big Deal About a Dirty Furnace Filter? The air filter is a very important part of your whole heating and AC system. It removes a lot of the contaminants that can damage your system or reduce its efficiency. Even a cheap filter will prevent pet hair, dust, and bugs from enteri

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