Carbon Monoxide alarm

Many homes are equipped with smoke detectors which can indicate there’s a house fire with substantial time to respond. However, carbon monoxide is another detectable contaminant in the air that can be life-threatening. Homes should also be equipped with carbon monoxide alarms, so it’s important to review which kinds are available.

Kidde P3010K Carbon Monoxide Alarm

3.9/5 User Ratings

This Kidde P3010K-CO Worry-Free Kitchen Photoelectric Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm comes with a sealed 10-year lithium battery. This COSM Alarm is very easy to install. It’s also praised for differentiating between real fires and smoke caused by cooking. Although some customers dislike the high sensitivity of these kinds of COSM Alarm, other customers claim that sensitivity saved their homes. Sometimes these alarms experience difficulty in shutting back off after sounding for the first time. While this is problematic, the Kidde company has responded appropriately by replacing malfunctioning alarms with ones that work properly and providing the postage to send the broken one back in for repairs.

Kidde KN-COPP-3 Carbon Monoxide Alarm

4.5/5 User Ratings

This Kidde KN-COPP-3 Nighthawk Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarm is convenient because it comes with batteries. This alarm is also capable of plugging into a wall. The plugs can also be reoriented so that they fit into any plug and in any space. The display allows the user to see what the peak reading of CO has been since the device was last reset. Only a relatively small amount of customers have had issues with malfunctioning devices, but the manufacturer was quick to send replacements. Some customers, however, have found the devices they purchase are more than 10 years old. It’s important to verify the date because the new devices have great functionality. This CO alarm detects CO at lower levels than many can.

Kidde KN-COPP-B-LPM Battery-Operated Carbon Monoxide Alarm

4.6/5 User Ratings

This Kidde Battery-Operated Carbon Monoxide Alarm comes with a digital screen for easy reading. The digital screen is also convenient because it enables direct readings of CO concentrations. The CO Alarm is especially convenient because it is small, portable, and can be placed on a countertop. Sometimes detectors that are purchased when the product is already a couple of years old face operating issues. Some have stopped resetting their values when prompted by the user. However, new devices have proved to be much more reliable, and customer service is rated highly. Furthermore, this alarm conveniently comes with batteries and is ready for immediate use in detecting leaks and identifying inside air quality problems.

It can be difficult to assess the effectiveness of an alarm – especially one that is for carbon monoxide. It’s important to know that an alarm functions properly, but no one wants the risk of exposing themselves to harmful toxins in their house. Fortunately, many people have purchased a variety of devices and their experiences are crucial to identifying the best carbon monoxide-detecting product for the home.