Carbon Monoxide Detector Installation in Tuscaloosa
Carbon monoxide can be a silent killer! To protect your household, call us today to have our electricians install carbon monoxide detectors in your Tuscaloosa home.
Carbon monoxide can pose a dangerous risk to your household. If a leak isn’t detected, it can lead to serious health issues and even death. To protect your family, it’s important to use carbon monoxide detectors. Call Premier Service Company, Inc. to install devices in your home or building. A family-owned business, we’ve provided services to the Tuscaloosa, AL area since 1992.
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Why You Need Carbon Monoxide Detectors?
Carbon monoxide leaks are more than just issues that need to be repaired — they can quickly turn into deadly problems. To protect your family and the occupants of your building, install carbon monoxide detectors. Like a smoke detector, these will give your household an early warning to a leak so everyone can safely exit the building. Every minute counts when you have a leak!
How to Test Your Carbon Monoxide Detectors?
You rely on your carbon monoxide detectors to keep your family safe. That’s why it’s important to ensure they work properly when you need them most. To perform tests on the devices:
- Test the batteries: Press the “test” button on the device to ensure it triggers an alert. You should perform this test at least once a month, and more often during the winter months if you are using gas heat.
- Use a test kit: Purchase a test kit to test the accuracy of the detector. This includes a canister of carbon monoxide so you can expose the device to high levels of gas. If the detector is working properly, the alarm will sound soon after exposure.
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Types of Carbon Monoxide Detectors
There are various types of carbon monoxide detectors you can purchase for your home or property. Some of the options can include:
- Digital: These units show the current and previous carbon monoxide levels on a display panel.
- Hardwired: These connect directly into your building’s power supply and come with battery backup.
- AC plug-in: These plug into outlets in your home, and therefore can be more convenient since you don’t have to replace the batteries.
- Combined smoke and carbon monoxide detectors: These detectors have both smoke and carbon monoxide sensors so you can install one device instead of two.
- Interconnected: These can connect with other alarms and monitors in your home, including smoke detectors and burglar alarms.
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