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San Diego Real Estate Appraisals: Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Most appraisals require a carbon monoxide detector to be installed at the time of the appraisal, however many people have only heard of carbon monoxide or CO2, but not everyone actually know what it really is. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, unscented, and flavorless gas which is produced whenever a fuel source is burned. The fuel sources include kerosene, oil, gas wood fires, and charcoal. The most common sources of carbon monoxide in homes are the malfunction of items such as gas furnaces, gas stoves, water heaters, and dryer. Read More