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What should I do if my carbon monoxide detector sounds?

Posted: June 26, 2018

Propane appliances have a remarkable safety record – one of the best in the home comfort business.

But like any equipment that burns fuel inside your home, operating a propane appliance releases a small amount of carbon monoxide (CO) as a byproduct of the combustion process. In high enough concentrations, this invisible, odorless gas can cause respiratory distress or even death – one of the reasons why it critical to have CO detectors installed at every level of your North Carolina home.

The question is: do you know what to do when your CO detector alarm sounds, indicating high levels of carbon monoxide? Here are six steps you should take if your carbon monoxide detector sounds.

If you see any of these signals of CO poisoning, contact us immediately for propane gas service.

Stay safe this summer – follow these steps to stay free and clear of carbon monoxide poisoning. Contact your Parker Gas professionals if you have questions about CO, or any other propane safety issues.