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Тhе Dіffеrеnсеs оf Ѕmоkе аnd Саrbоn Моnохіdе Dеtесtоrs

Getting Started
Approximately 2,500 people are killed each year in residential fires and another 500 die from carbon monoxide, a colorless gas that’s known as the “silent killer.” Installing smoke and Co alarms throughout your home is the first step in staying safe.
Every home should have smoke alarms and CO alarms are a must in all homes with fuel-burning appliances such as a furnace, water heater, range, cooktop or grill. Even an all-electric home may benefit from a couple of Co alarms because using a generator during a blackout produces CO. You need alarms that detect flaming and smoldering fires for each bedroom, with at least one set on each level, including the attic and basement. You should also have a CO alarm on each living level, in the basement, and near (not inside) an attached garage. You can buy smoke and Co alarms at hardware and home- improvement stores and online. Smoke alarms are relatively inexpensive, starting at about $15 for basic models, Co alarms cost $35 and up. Check the package to make sure smoke alarms meet Underwriters Laboratories Standard 217 and CO alarms meet UL Standard 2034. Also look up the dat of manufacture on the back of the alarms, These devices lose their sensitivity over time, so the fresher, the better.


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10 Back to School Safety Tips

10 Back to School Safety Tips

These 10 Back to School Safety Tips to help give emergency preparedness guidance to children of all ages resources if a natural disaster or a tragic man made event occurs. Having a plan can not a child to think calmly and act instead of panicking. Our children are our most precious treasures in this life…Continue Reading