What can be done to protect my home from carbon monoxide?

Stopping it from happening is the most essential place to begin. Completing correct safety precautions will lower your risk of carbon monoxide poisoning in Albany.

Here are a few steps you can take to keep your family protected:

  • Idle your car outside your garage. Cars are a major source of carbon monoxide poisoning, so do not leave yours on in the small space of a garage. The same applies for gas equipment such as lawn mowers or snowmobiles.
  • Don’t operate ovens or grills for heat. These items are safe when run properly but can make carbon monoxide when run for a long period of time in tight spaces.
  • Don’t run a gas generator indoors, since it makes fumes.
  • Have your chimney examined by a pro. This ensures chimneys and vents aren’t clogged and connected properly.
  • Check gas appliances are running properly, including your heater. You can make sure you’re getting efficient, safe heating by scheduling yearly furnace maintenance with D.A. Bennett Service Experts.