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Carbon Monoxide

Learn how to detect and stop the silent killer.

Carbon monoxide is odorless, colorless and tasteless. It’s a deadly gas. Here are some prevention and detection tips to keep you and your family safe.

  • Install carbon monoxide detectors on each level.
  • Don’t run any fueled engines in the garage, even if the door is open.
  • Open your fireplace flue for adequate ventilation and don’t use barbeque grills in the garage.
  • Use heating equipment approved by an independent testing laboratory.
  • When changing a furnace filter, make sure the new filter is correctly positioned and the access panel is securely fastened.
  • Have your home’s furnace inspected and serviced annually by a NATE-certified technician.