Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a dangerous gas produced when any fuel burns. It has no taste or smell, which is why odors are often added to fuels – such as propane – to help detect leaks. High levels of CO can come from appliances that are not operating correctly, or from a venting system or chimney that becomes blocked. High levels of CO can also be fatal – making you feel sick or dizzy, and possibly leading to brain damage or death.
Symptoms of CO Poisoning
It’s crucial to you and your family’s safety that you can easily recognize the symptoms of CO poisoning – here are a few of those symptoms to watch out for:
Suspect the Presence of CO? Act Immediately!
How to Reduce the Risk of CO Poisoning
There are steps homeowners can take to help defend their home against CO poisoning:
At Glider Oil, we just want our customers to stay safe! Please keep this article handy so that you can use it to inform your family or guests in your home of what to look for and what to do in case of CO poisoning. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Glider oil.