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CO Series Pt. 4: A Carbon Monoxide free Home

“Part 4 of the carbon monoxide safety series, in concert with New Berlin Heating and AirWest Air Conditioning and Heating Inc.”A good offense is a great defense. Brought to you by Hogg Heating and Air Conditioning. It’s true in sports and it’s true in home maintenance. When it comes to carbon monoxide, though, it can […]

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Carbon Monoxide in the Summer

Carbon monoxide is a big issue for Canadians. We have some very intense winters here in the Great White North and as a result need to use indoor heating during the cold months. The largest amount of carbon monoxide poisonings happen during this time, mostly due to faults in a home’s furnace ventilation system. This […]

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Now Mandatory

CO Detectors are now mandatory As of today, carbon monoxide detectors are mandatory in all Ontario homes … and we think this is a good thing. Actually, we think this is fantastic. Carbon monoxide kills around 50 people every year in Canada and sends many more to hospital. A lot of these deaths could have […]

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention – 5 Tips

According to the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs website, more than 50 people die each year of carbon monoxide poisoning in Canada. Hundreds more will be poisoned by this molecule. There are simple precautions that can be taken to minimize the chances of this happening to you or your family, and really, what is more […]

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Carbon Monoxide – Common Questions and Answers

WHAT IS CARBON MONOXIDE? Often called the silent killer, carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odourless, colourless gas created when fuels such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane do not completely dissipate when burning. WHY IS CARBON MONOXIDE DANGEROUS? CO enters the body through breathing. CO poisoning is often confused with […]

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Ontario’s New Carbon Monoxide Alarm Law!

  Click here to see special offer! HOGG_ValPak Ad_November_2014 There is no need to go shopping around town for a new carbon monoxide detector. Let us bring it to you and locate the proper place that it should be installed. New law states: There must be at least 1 carbon monoxide detector in the house […]

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10 Myths about Carbon Monoxide

As you may or may not have heard, carbon monoxide detectors/alarms are now mandatory in households across Ontario. As mentioned in our previous blog seen HERE. The top 10 myths and misconceptions about carbon monoxide are listed below for your safety: MYTH Carbon monoxide can be dangerous at high levels but is normally harmless. TRUTH […]

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Keeping your family safe – carbon monoxide detectors now mandatory!

Every couple of years we get exposed to a terrible tragedy where people die from carbon monoxide poisoning in their homes, an odourless gas coming from a gas appliance – usually your furnace. In a move that will inevitably save lives, the Ontario government has made carbon monoxide detectors mandatory in homes. http://www.680news.com/2014/10/15/carbon-monoxide-detectors-mandatory-in-ontario-homes-starting-wednesday/ In fact […]

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