What can be done to protect my home from carbon monoxide?

Stopping it from happening is the most essential place to start. Completing appropriate safety precautions will reduce your likelihood of carbon monoxide poisoning in Fort Worth.

Here are a few steps you can take to protect your family:

  • Idle your car away from your garage. Cars are a significant source of carbon monoxide poisoning, so never leave yours going in the small space of a garage. The same is true for gas equipment like lawn mowers or snowmobiles.
  • Don’t use ovens or grills as heaters. These things are safe when operated correctly but can produce carbon monoxide when used for an extended period of time in little spaces.
  • Don’t operate a gas generator indoors, as it creates fumes.
  • Have your chimney checked by a pro. This confirms chimneys and vents are clear and connected correctly.
  • Verify gas appliances are operating correctly, especially your heating system. You can ensure efficient, safe comfort by requesting annual furnace maintenance with Stark Services.