Natural gas is one of the most common fuels used in New Mexico homes. Many water heaters, furnaces, clothes dryers and fire places run on some form of gas. It works well, but the downside is that gas leaks can be dangerous and inconvenient.
Heating System Safety Checklist
Ensure your heating system is operating safely Winter brings thoughts of cozying up by the fireplace, hot chocolate, and warm blankets. But winter also increases the potential for house fires and other safety concerns like carbon monoxide poisoning. Get your home prepared for winter with a few simple safety precautions. Home Heating Safety Tips It is always best to leave … Read More
How Do I Know I Have a Carbon Monoxide Leak
Every day, we are exposed to carbon monoxide (CO), a gas commonly found in the air inside and outside of our homes. Though harmless at outdoor levels, carbon monoxide becomes deadly when it builds up! According to the CDC, over 400 people in the United States die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning. There are two basic ways to tell … Read More
Electrical Fire Safety Tips
If you are still reeling from this week’s episode of This Is Us, you’re not alone. **SPOILER ALERT** if you are not caught up on this this week’s episode (1/22/18), do not finish reading this. There has been such strong response by fans that the Crock Pot brand has setup a twitter account to answer fans concerns and questions and … Read More
Carbon monoxide dangers in your home
Carbon monoxide dangers can happen anytime in your home. However, winter definitely increases your exposure to carbon monoxide dangers. Carbon monoxide can be very dangerous so learning the sources and warning signs can help keep your family safe this winter. What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide(CO) is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas that can be poisonous and deadly. CO symptoms … Read More
Flood Safety Tips During Monsoon Season
Here in New Mexico, things can be so hot and dry one moment and so wet and rainy the next. In either case, it’s essential to be safe.