Posted by: islamicfinancingnews | January 29, 2014

Some easy steps to CO awareness

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that can harm members of your family anytime of the year, although when the colder weather settles in, there’s more reason for you to be vigilant. You took precautions to stay clear from riba by getting Islamic loans, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t use that same awareness to take precautions when it comes to CO.

Be aware of CO

This is a colorless, odorless gas that’s produced by many common household appliances. Anything that burns fuel produces this gas including your furnace. One of the best precautions you can take involves having a certified technician inspect these appliances on a regular basis to find any issues carbon monoxidebefore they become major problems.

You need to install proper CO alarms as well. These will warn you when the levels are rising so you can take life saving actions. If you’re unsure about where and how to install these detectors, you can contact your local fire department. Each unit you buy should come with complete manufacturer’s instructions too.

Finally, you should know the symptoms of CO poisoning. Flu-like nausea and burning eyes are definite red flags. You took the right precautions when you wanted to stay Sharia compliant by pursuing Islamic mortgages. The same due diligence is necessary when it comes to CO.

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