The Link Between Your Furnace and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

When you think of a furnace, carbon monoxide is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. However, your furnace has the potential to leak the deadly gas carbon monoxide in your home.  Below are some things you should know about your furnace and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Carbon Monoxide is Hazardous To Your Health

Carbon monoxide is an odorless and colorless gas. It is extremely harmful to your health. When people are exposed to large quantities of carbon monoxide, it can be fatal.

Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of consciousness 

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

You can prevent carbon monoxide poisoning by having carbon monoxide detectors installed in your home. If you already have them installed, be sure to change their batteries. Last but certainly not least, be sure to have your furnace inspected and tuned up by a heating professional at LPH Service. We will make sure your furnace is in good working order. Call 717-207-8198 to make an appointment. 

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