Tips on Smoke and Carbon Monoxide

  • Ban tobacco smoke from your home.
  • Install a carbon monoxide detector near bedrooms.
  • Inspect your gas appliances and chimney every year. Replace furnace filters every month or two during periods of use. Make sure your gas dryer, furnace and water heater are vented to the outdoors.
  • Keep fireplaces and wood stoves well vented to the outdoors.
  • Burn only clean, untreated wood.
  • Never let a car or any gas engine idle in a garage or carport.
  • Never use a charcoal grill indoors or in a closed area like a garage.
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