Ensure your Chicago Home is safe with Carbon Monoxide Testing
Many furnaces get their energy to run from fossil fuels. Unfortunately fossil fuels release an unhealthy byproduct, called carbon monoxide. Even a short exposure to carbon monoxide can be harmful to your health and the health of your family and pets. You should have your HVAC system tested regularly by a Chicago carbon monoxide testing specialist to ensure that your home is free from carbon monoxide and that you are not at risk from being poisoned by your HVAC system in the near future.
Carbon monoxide is produced from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels when a furnace, water heater, or stove malfunctions or has improper ventilation. The diffusion of carbon monoxide in air is relatively even, meaning that a carbon monoxide can distribute the gas evenly throughout a room and house. You can defend against carbon monoxide poisoning by inspecting and servicing your combustible appliances regularly and by installing carbon monoxide detectors in your home.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carbon Monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas that can be emitted by home appliances and can cause illness and death. Side effects of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning are similar to those of flu-like symptoms, therefore this type of poisoning can be easily misdiagnosed or ignored. Low levels of carbon monoxide have been shown to be dangerous to all especially those with heart and lung disease, the elderly, pregnant woman, unborn children and children. A Custom Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., has years of experience in combustion analysis and can provide you with the best carbon monoxide testing services at affordable prices.
Out of approximately 12,000 patients in the U.S. each year with flu-like symptoms, about 2,000 of them are thought to actually be suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. Most of which could have probably been avoided with proper detection. A Custom Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. knows that carbon monoxide concentrations as low as 9 parts per million can adversely effect your health. We test the air and appliances in your home and install fan-assisted combustion air delivery equipment to correct any pressure imbalances. Protect your family and call us today to check for Carbon Monoxide in you Chicago home.
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