Archive for carbon monoxide

Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Home

Carbon monoxide is a deadly and silent killer that can strike you in your own home. Furthermore, the rate of these deaths increases during the cold winter months. With people dying each year due to this, it is paramount that you take steps to prevent this from happening to you.   Carbon[...]

Fireplace Safety Includes Smart Maintenance

The couple basked in warmth from the quietly crackling fireplace. The calm shattered minutes later. Huge flames suddenly stretched toward the flue, smoke poured forth, wood popped explosively and a whooshing sound filled the room. Hurrying outside, the horrified pair saw flames shooting from the[...]

Carbon Monoxide – The Silent Killer

It sounds like something out of a horror movie. You can’t see it, or smell it, or taste it, or touch it. It’s the silent killer, carbon monoxide (CO).   Many Canadians die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning in their own homes, most of them while sleeping. And unlike what you may have[...]