colorless, tasteless and odorless – the silent killer
We’ve all heard it before, yet the poisonous gas is still causing thousands of deaths. According to the CDC there were 2,244 Carbon Monoxide related deaths between 2010 and 2015 with the highest number of deaths during the months of December, January and February.
What are the sources of cO?
- Gas appliances
- Space Heaters
- Gas Furnaces
Who is most susceptible?
- Pregnant women
- Individuals with heart conditions
“The highest number of deaths occur during the winter months”
Why is it so dangerous?
When Carbon Monoxide gets into the bloodstream, it attaches to hemoglobin, which normally carries Oxygen. The more CO that enters the body, the more that attaches to hemoglobin, depriving the body of the Oxygen it needs.
How can i prevent it?
While there’s no way to prevent carbon monoxide from getting into your home, there are precautions you can take. It is important to make sure your home has a co alarm that can detect the gas for you.
The Nest Protect is a smart CO/Smoke alarm that we are now offering. Benefits:
- Syncs to your phone – alerts you of any danger, even if you’re not home
- Human voice alerts you, letting you know what and where the danger is – exactly which room it’s in
- Tests itself every night, so you don’t have to worry about failure during the night
- 10 year life
- 5 year warranty if installed by a Nest Pro Dealer, like us
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