Carbon Monoxide Articles

Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide

December 9, 2022
Learn the facts about Carbon Monoxide|Carbon Monoxide Molecule

We often hear from Firestone customers who want to understand the risks of carbon monoxide (CO). At Carbon Valley Heating & Air, we’re glad to share as much information as possible about protecting your indoor air quality (IAQ)—especially when it comes to the deadly nature of this silent killer. Carbon monoxide is an odorless gas…

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Keeping Your Heat During Extreme Cold Weather

January 30, 2019
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We receive countless calls every time the temperatures drop below normal ranges, as homeowners here in Firestone, CO, encounter problems with their home’s heating system. With the record-low temperatures and extreme conditions most of the country is currently experiencing, our Carbon Valley Heating & Air professionals want to share some insights and tips with you…

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It’s Time to Check Your Carbon Monoxide Detectors

February 6, 2018

Carbon monoxide is known as the silent killer. Exposure to this toxic gas, even in small doses, can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and headache. Long-term exposure can lead to more serious health conditions. In some cases, it can even be fatal. Since it is colorless and odorless, the gas is impossible to detect with any…

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Important Steps to Take Before Turning on Your Furnace

November 7, 2017

Most people don’t think about their furnaces when it’s warm and sunny outside. Now that the weather is starting to cool off, you should take steps to make sure that your furnace is operating properly, safely, and to its fullest capacity. Here are 4 important steps you need to take before turning on your furnace.…

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Carbon Monoxide Safety in Your Home

September 12, 2017

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly toxic gas. Even mild exposure can lead to dizziness, headache or feeling sick. High levels of carbon monoxide can cause mental confusion, loss of coordination, and even loss of consciousness. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, carbon monoxide poisoning is responsible for more than 400…

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Carbon Monoxide Risk and Prevention

November 22, 2016

Every year, about 20,000 to 30,000 people are rushed to the hospital due to carbon monoxide poisoning. How carbon monoxide affects your health depends on how long the exposure lasts and the amount of carbon monoxide inhaled. The longer the person has been exposed to carbon monoxide, the more serious the symptoms can become. In…

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Things You Should Know About Carbon Monoxide

October 13, 2015

Most people know the importance of installing a smoke detector in their home. But what they fail to realize is that a carbon monoxide detector is just as important and should also be installed their homes. This device will warn you about the presence of carbon monoxide and reduce your chances of dying from carbon…

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