Downed utility lines, power company blackouts, heavy snow falls or summer storms can all lead to power outages.
- Be ready in case the power goes out. Have flashlights on hand. Also have battery-powered lighting and fresh batteries. Never use candles.
- Generators should be used in well ventilated locations outside at least 5 feet away from all doors, windows, and vent openings.
- Never use a generator in an attached garage, even with the door open.
- Turn portable heaters off when you leave the room. Turn them off when you go to bed.
General Home Safety Tips
- Have an escape plan with your family and practice it regularly.
- Have smoke and carbon monoxide alarms installed throughout your home.
- Maintain and test alarms regularly.
- Replace batteries if you have a battery operated smoke alarm or switch to First Alert 10 year sealed battery alarms!
- Alarms do not last forever, remember to replace every 5-10 years depending on manufacturer’s instructions.
- Have fire extinguishers within reach and know how to use them. Always call the fire department if there is a fire.
- Maintain fire places, furnaces and major appliances regularly.
What is Carbon Monoxide?
Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless and deadly gas
that can be produced by any fuel-burning device.
CO alarms detect this poisonous gas
and provide early warning.
CO can be produced by any fuel-burning device,
such as a furnace, boiler, stove and cars.
- Dryer Vent
- Smoke Alarm
- One on every level and in every bedroom
- Carbon Monoxide Alarm
- One on every level and in every bedroom
- Fire Extinguisher
- One on every level, plus kitchen and garage
What does the
- 4 beeps and a pause
Emergency: Carbon Monoxide has been
detected. Move to fresh air and call 911.
- 1 beep every minute
Low battery: It’s time to replace the
batteries in your carbon monoxide alarm.
- 5 beeps every minute
End of Life: It's time to replace
your carbon monoxide alarm.
Help Protect Your Home and Family with Alarms
Carbon Monoxide Alarm with 10-Year
Battery and Digital Temperature Display
This CO alarm alerts you to elevated carbon monoxide levelsLearn more
and has a digital display showing temperature.
The built-in 10-year sealed battery offers continuous
protection for the life of the alarm.
Carbon Monoxide Alarm,
This carbon monoxide alarm is battery powered,Learn more
making it portable and easy to use anywhere, even
in the event of a power outage.
Carbon Monoxide Plug-In Alarm with Battery Backup
This carbon monoxide alarm plugs into any standardLearn more
electrical socket to monitor CO levels in your home.
The user-friendly design features battery backup to allow for
continuous monitoring, even in the event of a power outage.
Carbon Monoxide Plug-In Alarm with
Battery Backup and Digital Display
This carbon monoxide alarm operates on a dual-powerLearn more
system with battery backup for continuous monitoring, even
in the event of a power outage. The backlit digital screen tells
you at a glance what the carbon monoxide and power levels are.
Combination Photoelectric Smoke
and Carbon Monoxide Alarm
with 10-Year Battery
This low-profile alarm detects both smoke andLearn more
carbon monoxide. The slim, easy-to-install design has a
10-year sealed battery that lasts the life of the alarm.
Combination Explosive Gas and
Carbon Monoxide Alarm with
Backlit Digital Display
Versatile CO alarm senses high levels of propane,Learn more
natural/methane gas, and carbon monoxide.
This alarm plugs into any AC outlet for easy setup;
backup battery powers unit in case of power outage
January 6th at 7:00pm
When vacationing, safety should remain on your mind. Whether you are traveling with friends and family, for business, near or far, help protect yourself and loved ones by packing a carbon monoxide alarm. ✈️ 🗺️ Learn more on our Safety Corner https://www.firstalert.com/community/safety-corner/carbon-monoxide-travel-tips/
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January 3rd at 5:00pm
Carbon monoxide is known as the silent killer because it is tasteless and odorless. The only way to detect this deadly gas is by having carbon monoxide alarms in your home! #KnowCO Learn more here: https://www.firstalert.com/knowCO/
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December 30th at 6:03pm
Carbon monoxide is the leading cause of accidental poisoning in the U.S. Help protect your family from carbon monoxide by testing your alarms regularly! Learn More: https://www.firstalert.com/community/safety-corner/6-things-to-know-about-carbon-monoxide-alarms/
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December 27th at 3:00pm
More than half of carbon monoxide incidents each year occur between November and February. Help protect your family this winter by installing carbon monoxide alarms or simply place our stylish, tabletop CO alarm on any shelf or counter in your home like Simply Clarke ! https://www.firstalert.com/wintersafety/
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