How Do I Know if My Furnace is Leaking Carbon Monoxide?

HVAC Safety

  • Carbon Monoxide is a deadly gas that has no color, taste, or smell.  
    • These characteristics make it notoriously difficult to detect without proper equipment. 
  • Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide poisoning include: shortness of breath, headaches, nausea, fatigue, and dizziness among others.
    • Carbon Monoxide poisoning can resemble several common ailments including the flu. 
    • It is always better to take caution when sickness seems to persist because Carbon Monoxide may be present in your home.
  • It is important to install Carbon Monoxide detectors in your home to alert you of any potential leaks or danger.

 

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