There are few safety measures you can take in your home more important than the acquisition and maintenance of a dependable carbon monoxide detector. If you do not have a carbon monoxide detector or are unsure of the condition that your is in, EB Design Air Inc. strongly urges you to call us today for reliable, professional CO detector service. The safety of your home depends on it. We service all of Rockland, Westchester, Orange and North Bergen Counties.
What is Carbon Monoxide (CO)?
Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas produced by the incomplete burning of many household fuels including coal, wood, oil, propane, charcoal, natural gas and others. Equipment that is powered by internal combustion, including generators, cars and other machinery also produce CO. The threat of a CO leak is all the more serious due to the fact that it is odorless and colorless, making detection without a carbon monoxide detector impossible. If you have any concerns about your existing CO detector or would like a professionally installed replacement model, call EB Design Air Inc. right away. Our qualified CO experts will help keep your home safe.
Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Low level exposure to carbon monoxide causes people to exhibit symptoms similar to those of the flu. Headache, nausea, dizziness and fatigue can all be early warning signs of CO exposure. More severe symptoms caused by higher exposure levels can include a loss of muscular coordination and consciousness as well as confusion and vomiting. If you have any reason to believe that there may be a chance your home has been exposed to a carbon monoxide leak exit the premises immediately and call for professional assistance.
Preventing Carbon Monoxide Exposure
There are many steps you can take to keep you and your home safe from CO exposure. First and foremost, a reliable, high quality and professionally installed CO detector is absolutely necessary. This should be your first and foremost defense against the potential dangers that carbon monoxide presents. Here are some other tips for maintaining a home safe from CO exposure.
- Always have appliances and home comfort systems installed and maintained by professionals. There is a reason that they have so much training and certification requirements. Only skilled professionals can ensure the safety of these machines and systems.
- Do not run any gas powered machinery in or near enclosed spaces. It doesn’t matter how ventilated the space is, the only safe place to do so is outdoors.
- Have a charcoal grill? Keep it outside and away from open windows and doors of enclosed spaces.
- Be sure to have your chimney inspected for free airflow.
Follow these simple tips and precautionary measures, pair them with a reliable CO detector and professional service for that detector, and rest easy knowing that you and your home are protected.
For All Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Needs Call Us Today
Whatever concerns you have about CO detection in your home, EB Design Air Inc. has the solutions. Our trustworthy, dependable carbon monoxide installation service will leave you confident that you are prepared for the event of a CO leak in your home. Home comfort extends further than temperature and humidity levels. At EB Design Air Inc. we know that feeling safe in your home is the greatest comfort of all. Call us today to learn more.