February 15, 2016
Why Carbon Monoxide Detectors Are A Must During Winter
(TNS)—Carbon monoxide poisoning is more of a danger in winter months than it is in summer because cold weather tends to make us stay in a very tight indoor environment.
The odorless, colorless — yet potentially deadly — gas results from the burning of wood, natural gas, oil, and kerosene.
To keep carbon monoxide from building up in your home, don’t use generators, charcoal grills, camp stoves, or other gasoline or charcoal-burning devices inside the house, the basement, garage or near windows.
Don’t run cars or trucks inside a garage attached to your house, even if you leave the door open. Don’t burn anything in un-vented stoves or […]