CO detectors (carbon monoxide detectors) should be in your home, just like a smoke detector should be. This is one of the most important pieces of safety equipment that you can have in your home to protect yourself and your family. It is so important that many states, and almost all home insurance companies, require homes to have carbon monoxide detectors.
Still, so many people do not have them in their homes and if they do, they do not have enough.
If you want to ensure that your home is as safe as possible, you want to ensure that you have CO detectors in the following places:
Make sure you have a carbon monoxide detector on each level of your home. In a smaller home, having one on each level is enough – but you need to make sure that you have one in your basement and one in your attic. You also want to have one in sheds, pool houses, and garages.
Put a CO2 detector near every bedroom. You want to ensure that if there is a problem, everyone will hear the alarm and get out quickly. Some people are heavy sleepers, but putting them near the bedroom will help.
One of the common things that people hear when it comes to installing a CO2 detector is that they need to be installed near the floor. This is not the case. Because of its chemical properties, the gas actually rises into the air and distributes evenly. The best thing to do is install the detector about halfway up the wall.
To avoid false alarms, you do not want to put them near fuel burning appliances, such as stoves, ovens, or fireplaces. You also want to avoid humid rooms.
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