Carbon Monoxide Protection
Unlike fire and burglary, carbon monoxide is an invisible, almost undetectable threat to you and your family. If you live in a home with a gas fireplace, a hot tub, any gas-fired appliances, or with an attached garage - you need to be aware of the threat of Carbon Monoxide.
Listed below are some helpful tips to safeguard your family and home from this harmful gas.
- Carbon Monoxide Detectors
- Having an home monitoring system by ASAP can help protect your family from deadly Carbon Monoxide gas. For an additional fee you could have carbon monoxide detectors installed in your home. A monitored carbon monoxide detector will alert your system if high levels of this deadly gas are detected.
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
- Protect your family from Carbon Monoxide poisoning now by requesting more information from ASAP. What is Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Carbon monoxide gas is known as the "silent killer" and is an extremely deadly. Carbon Monoxide is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in America, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. 1,500 people die annually due to accidental carbon monoxide exposure, and additional 10,000 seek medical attention.
- Carbon Monoxide Prevention
- Why is Carbon Monoxide Gas So Dangerous? You can't smell, see, or taste the presence of Carbon Monoxide gas. Carbon Monoxide gas could be in your home and you wouldn't even know it. What causes Carbon Monoxide? Carbon Monoxide is gas produced during incomplete combustion of fuels including: natural gas, oil, coal, wood, and kerosene. So, how can you help prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?
- Have your fuel burning appliances checked by a qualified technician.
- Don't sleep in a room with a non vented gas or kerosene space heater.
- Don't leave a vehicle running in a garage or other enclosed area.
- Don't try to heat your home with an oven, range or clothes dryer.
- Install a carbon monoxide detector in your home that it complies with US Standard 2034 or IAS Standard 6-96.
Installing a home monitoring system can help protect you and your family from Carbon Monoxide poisoning.