How do you prevent CO build up?
  • Make sure that your fuel-burning appliances are in good operating condition and are properly vented with an adequate fresh air supply.
  • Never use a charcoal barbecue grill inside your home or garage.
  • Never run an automobile inside of a garage.
  • Perform annual maintenance checks on your home's ventilation systems. Check fireplace, clothes dryer, space heaters and chimney.
  • Have your furnace inspected annually.

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1. What are sources of CO?
2. What may cause CO levels to increase?
3. What are the signs of CO poisoning and build up?
4. What are signs that a fuel-burning appliance is not receiving enough fresh air for combustion?
5. How do you prevent CO build up?
6. Why should I buy a CO detector?
7. What features should I look for when I select a CO detector?
8. What should you do if your CO detector sounds?