Easy Steps to Protect Against Carbon Monoxide this Fall

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Fall is a time when your priorities shift from cooling to heating your home. It’s also a crucial time to focus on carbon monoxide safety. Any carbon monoxide leak, no matter how small, can endanger everyone in your home. Here are a few simple steps you can take to protect your home against the “silent killer.”

Know the Signs and Symptoms

Even in small quantities, carbon monoxide can cause a number of symptoms, with some of the most common being:

Prolonged exposure can lead to more serious symptoms, including confusion, vomiting, unconsciousness, and even death. If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, go outside immediately and don’t re-enter the premises until emergency responders arrive.

Take Steps to Prevent Leaks

Carbon monoxide safety depends on taking the following steps to minimize your exposure:

Invest in Regular Maintenance

The best way to prevent carbon monoxide leaks is to have your furnace and other heating equipment maintained on a regular basis. Regularly scheduled maintenance goes a long way toward safeguarding your home against carbon monoxide.

To learn more about carbon monoxide safety and how to protect your Eastern North Carolina home against the odorless, colorless gas, contact the pros at Jackson & Sons.

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When you need heating or air conditioning repairs, maintenance or system replacements, you need a company you can count on for dependability and quality service. Contact us at Jackson & Sons at 919-734-9611. Our professional team of technicians look forward to providing energy efficient and cost effective solutions to keep your home or business comfortable at all times.

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