Carbon Monoxide Detection

This odorless, colorless, almost undetectable gas is one of the most deadly toxins that can enter your home—and most likely, it’s already there. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is produced through improper combustion when burning fuels, and it’s emitted each time you use common household appliances. From dryers, gas water heaters, and space heaters to grills, wood burning stoves, and fireplaces, CO can be created with each use. The cleaner you keep your appliances, the better for the quality of your air, however, if you neglect to maintain them, harmful residues can build up and release large amounts of CO when fuel is burned, putting you and your family in danger. The best way to help protect your home from harmful CO emissions is to install multiple detectors. There are several options and different routes you can take, which is why it’s important to know what you’re looking for, what you need protection against, and the best way to get the protection you need. ADT professionals can even help you sync your detectors with your home security system to create a seamless monitoring system that’s easy to use, while protecting you and your family against CO and other household harm. The more you know, the easier it will be to detect and protect you and your family from this harmful gas.


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Many everyday items in your home - from makeup to medicine - can be harmful if ingested or if taken in the wrong doses. In fact, the Center for Disease Control reported that poisoning deaths are actually on the rise, with an average of 87 peo...

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Carbon monoxide is a colorless gas that can be extremely hazardous and potentially fatal when emitted into small, enclosed spaces. Often referred to as a “silent killer,” carbon monoxide is a major threat to individuals at home and in places that lack proper ventilation. CO, which is released by ...

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Likely you’ve prepared for large-scale emergencies to keep your family safe at home. However, the threat of carbon monoxide poisoning is often overlooked. Exposure to carbon monoxide puts you and your family at great risk that is potentially fatal. Often, CO inhalation happens before you realize something is amiss. By i...

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Carbon monoxide is a known killer. While you might have a simple carbon monoxide detector plugged into a wall somewhere in your home, it’s important that you actually know what carbon monoxide is, where it comes from, and how to find the best detector for it. What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide has no sm...

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Carbon Monoxide (CO) is produced when fuel is burned — in cars, stoves, grills, fireplaces, gas ranges and furnaces. When it builds up — especially indoors — you can be poisoned. The challenge is that carbon monoxide has no color or odor, which is why CO poisoning is the most common type of fatal poisoning globally. Because of this, the onus is on homeowners to prevent and detect CO to protect their families. Awareness and early response are critical to ensure that if it does happen in your home, you react quickly to minimize the impact....

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Earlier this month, roughly 80 residents of a condominium complex in Calgary were forced to evacuate due to dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide. While this happened in Canada, the U.S. Fire Administration...

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