There are many natural and mechanical sources commonly found around the home and cottage that can produce carbon monoxide
Click on the cards to find a matching pair of sources of CO.
Do not leave your car running in attached garage, even with the garage door open.
Have your gas stove inspected by a certified professional to ensure the gas line and connection are intact and free of leaks.
Keep your chimneys clear of bird and squirrel nests, leaves, and other debris to ensure proper ventilation.
Have your furnace inspected annually by a certified technician to ensure efficient and safe operation.
Ensure your dryer's air exhaust vent pipe is not restricted and its outdoor vent flap will open when in use.
Never use a gas or charcoal BBQ in the garage. There's always a risk that carbon monoxide will leak into the house, even if the garage door is open.
Have your gas fireplace properly installed and inspected to avoid potential fire and CO hazards.
Ensure your water heater is inspected annually for safe operation.