Carbon Monoxide (CO) testing
The dangers of carbon monoxide
Gas heaters can produce dangerous levels of carbon monoxide when dust or dirt builds up, ducts become blocked or the combustion process does not properly occur.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless flammable gas that is slightly less dense than air.
It is toxic, and when inhaled, can cause a wide range of negative short- and long-term health problems, including:
- Chest pain
- Loss of vision
Seniors, children, pregnant women and those with existing health conditions are especially prone to complications arising from CO poisoning.
Click this link for further information from Energy Safe Victoria.
How a CO inspection from Alpha Air can help
In our experience, faulty gas heaters are the most common culprit behind carbon monoxide leaks.
This applies to every type of gas heater including, whether they are old or newer appliances. Wall units, central heating units, decorative log fires, space heaters - no gas heater is immune.
A CO inspection from Alpha Air keeps your family safe! We can:
Identify CO leaks
Carbon monoxide is odourless and invisible – you may not realise you have a leak until it’s too late.
Organise a Carbon Monoxide test or get your gas heater serviced by Alpha Air for complete peace of mind. We can test for CO leaks and service existing gas heaters, and also install CO detectors, protecting you and your family from CO poisoning.
Fix faulty gas heaters
Faulty or poorly-maintained gas heaters are one of the most common causes of CO leaks. Our team can identify faults in your current system and fix them, protecting your family from harm.
Just another reason to get your heating inspected on a regular basis – especially if it’s an older style unit!
Upgrade and replace old systems
Old systems and designs are much more prone to CO leaks. Worried about your family’s health and wellbeing? Don’t chance it – get your old gas heating unit replaced altogether.
In addition to dramatically reducing your risk, replacing an old system can also help you maintain your comfort going forward.
Need to organise a CO inspection? Don’t put it off any longer – contact Alpha Air today.
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