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Carbon Monoxide Safety 101 For Your Home

carbon monoxide poisoning vermontIf you have an appliance that burns fuel in your home, such as a furnace, boiler, water heater, fireplace, or any other device—it emits at least some carbon monoxide (CO) as it operates.

If your equipment is working correctly, and your home is properly vented, that carbon monoxide will never pose a problem. If you don’t and that carbon monoxide accumulates in your home, it can cause carbon monoxide poisoning—a dangerous and possibly deadly threat.

Here’s what you need to know about CO, including its dangers, and how to prevent them:

If Your CO Alarm Sounds

Always assume your CO alarm is operating correctly! If it sounds,

Four Keys To Avoiding CO Problems

At Dorr Oil, your safety is always our priority! If you have any questions about carbon monoxide safety, or believe that any of your appliances require expert heating equipment repair in Greater Manchester, Vermont—contact us today.