Budget101 Discussion List Archives Health & Home Remedies Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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      Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that is produced by burning any type of fuel. Most common sources of carbon monoxide in the home are:

      • oil furnace
      • gas furnaces
      • gas water heaters
      • gas ranges and
      • gas ovens
      • gas dryers
      • gas or kerosene space heaters
      • using charcoal indoors
      • fireplaces
      • wood stoves
      • Vehicles left running in a garage

      Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Include:

      • headaches
      • dizzy spells
      • mentally confused
      • nausea
      • fainting
      • lethargy

      Make sure that chimney flues are working properly and that any heating units are properly vented. Never use charcoal or gas grills Inside the home for heating purposes.

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Budget101 Discussion List Archives Health & Home Remedies Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning