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Do you have a carbon monoxide detector in your home?

Asked at Community Mercantile, 901 Iowa on November 2, 2010

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Photo of Kim Jaymes

“No I don’t, but I probably should.”

Photo of John Colombo

“I do, because it’s a common problem in most homes and it’s a good thing to have. It’s protective.”

Photo of Dan Welch

“I have no carbon monoxide detector because I have all electric heat.”

Photo of Ann Root

“I don’t any longer. I used to. It’s on my list to go buy.”

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Flap Doodle 7 years, 7 months ago

My wattle and daub walls allow enough air exchange that I'm safe from carbon monoxide.

flux 7 years, 7 months ago

If you have no idea then chances are you dont have one...get one!!

fan4kufootball 7 years, 7 months ago

My experience with carbon monoxide detectors have been that the go off without a reason. I have had two go off in the middle of the night - called the gas company both times. The result being nothing wrong... That was several years ago. Have they improved them since?

Oh - and the noise they make waking you up almost gives you a heart attack!

beatrice 7 years, 7 months ago

We have a B.S. detector when watching television. It is called "The Remote."

Mary Darst 7 years, 7 months ago

Total electric. One less thing to have to buy.

SeaFox 7 years, 7 months ago

Wow, very unflattering photos there J-W. Looks like the photographer had his flash attached to the bottom of the camera. Natural lighting FTW.

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