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Carbon Monoxide Detectors

If you’re need an electrician for a carbon monoxide detector, call Nittolo & Son Electric. We offer carbon monoxide (CO) detector installation and services for homes and businesses in Morris and Monmouth Counties, and throughout coastal and central New Jersey.

Having a CO detector installed is always a good idea. In fact, some local building and fire codes make it a requirement.

What is Carbon Monoxide (CO) and why is it dangerous?

Gas appliances burn gas – and one of the byproducts of gas is carbon monoxide. It’s odorless, colorless, and lethal to humans. It is often called a silent killer. CO is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in America.

What are symptoms of CO exposure?

There are a number of symptoms that are associated with CO poisoning, including headaches, dizziness, nausea, and fatigue – but these are also associated with many other illnesses, including flu. Sometimes symptoms can be more severe and result in loss of consciousness or vomiting.

What are the causes of CO leaks?

Improper installation or maintenance of several appliances or types of equipment can lead to a CO leak, including:

  • Gas appliances
  • Generators
  • Furnaces
  • Fireplaces with blocked chimneys or flues
  • Grills

If your home has even one fuel-burning appliance or piece of equipment, you should have a carbon monoxide alarm. And remember, don’t leave running vehicles in an attached garage,

Best electrician to install a carbon monoxide detector

We offer a wide variety of electrical services, including selection and installation of CO detectors. Proper placement is important for sensors to detect a problem and provide a timely alert. Periodic inspection is also a good idea. CO detectors do not last forever and it’s a good idea to have them checked regularly.
We’re your full-service electrical service company for Morris and Monmouth Counties. Contact us for carbon monoxide detector installation or help with any electrical service – we’re happy to help.