House Call Company Blog: Posts Tagged ‘carbon monoxide detectors’

Do You Need a Carbon Monoxide Detector?

Monday, October 7th, 2019
shot of a carbon monoxide

The carbon monoxide detector is one of the most underrated electrical appliances in our industry. So many homes in our area use gas furnaces because they’re the most reliable and affordable heater in America, that it goes without saying a carbon monoxide detector should be in every home with a furnace.

The truth of the matter is, however, not nearly enough carbon monoxide detectors are in homes that use natural gas. Unfortunately, the Center of Disease Control and Prevention states that 430 people die in the US each year from carbon monoxide poisoning, and a more staggering 50,000 people visit the emergency room due to the same symptoms. Since our industry sees many gas-powered heating devices, it’s not surprising that most electricians in Chesapeake, VA will tell you just how important these devices can be.

So, if you didn’t think you needed a carbon monoxide detector before, we hope you reconsider and keep reading.

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Protect Yourself From Carbon Monoxide This Heating Season

Monday, September 19th, 2016

During the winter season, you are going to be very thankful that you have a heating system capable of keeping your living environment warm and comfortable. Just remember that your heating system must be operating properly in order to operate safely. One potential hazard of combustion-based heating systems is carbon monoxide exposure. 

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Why You Must Have a Dependable Carbon Monoxide Detector Installed in Your Home

Monday, March 21st, 2016

When you are at home, you should feel safe. This requires more than great security lighting or a cutting edge alarm system, though. Not all threats come from outside the home, after all. Carbon monoxide is a real, potentially fatal threat in modern homes. It is also one that you can protect yourself against, provided that you have the right equipment in place. It is absolutely vital that you not only have reliable carbon monoxide detectors in Suffolk, VA, but also that they are installed and serviced by qualified professionals. Learn more about the threats of carbon monoxide in the following post.

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Understanding the Necessity for Your Carbon Monoxide Detector

Monday, May 25th, 2015

We truly hope that your home is outfitted with a carbon monoxide detector. Not only is this device an absolute necessity if you are to live in your home safely, but they are also required by law in most areas. That being said, many homeowners do not fully understand just how important their carbon monoxide detectors in Chesapeake, VA truly are. This is largely due to the fact that many people simply do not fully understand just what carbon monoxide is, nor the severity of the effects that exposure to this gas can generate. If you need a new CO detector, or any carbon monoxide detector services, call the experts on the House Call Company team immediately.

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