Different Types of Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that can be potentially poisonous. It is almost impossible to detect a CO leak in your home, and that’s why all homes need carbon monoxide detectors.

Finding the best carbon monoxide detector can help keep you and your family safe from the silent killer. Similar to a smoke detector, carbon monoxide detectors detect levels of carbon monoxide throughout your Typed of Carbon Monoxide Alarmshome. There is a variety of different CO detectors from which you can choose, each with different features that you and your family can utilize. First Alert is the number brand in home safety, and your family’s safety is our number one priority.

10- Year Sealed Battery Alarms

Ranging from basic to combination alarms, we have a variety of alarms that are battery-operated. The CO710 carbon monoxide alarm comes with an easy-to-read backlit digital LED display screen that shows both the temperature as well as the CO concentration. It comes with a built-in 10-year battery, so you don’t have to worry about battery replacements for the life of the alarm. It also has a sleek design and can be placed anywhere from a coffee table to the bookshelf and looks stylish while protecting your family.

Plug-In Alarms

Plug-in alarms are convenient and provide protection for your family. Installation is as simple as plugging it into your home’s standard electrical socket. Just remember to test them once a month. This plug-in CO alarm has battery back-up just in case your house loses power and there is a CO leak, you are still protected. This combination alarm detects both carbon monoxide and explosive gases. It has a backlit digital display to provide a clear read.

Combination Alarms

First Alert also offers combination alarms, which provide 2-in-1 protection for your home. This combination photoelectric smoke and carbon monoxide alarm is sleek and easy to install. It also features programmable voice alerts to indicate the type and location of the detected threat. It is powered by a 10-year battery that lasts the life of the alarm. Some of our hardwired alarms even come with a battery back-up, such as this combination alarm that comes with two AA batteries to help keep your alarm functioning when you need it most.

Investing in a carbon monoxide alarm is a small price to pay to make sure you and your family are protected in the case of an emergency. Visit firstalert.com to find the alarms that meet your home and families’ needs.