How should I install a carbon monoxide alarm?
Carbon monoxide (CO) alarms should be installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. CPSC recommends that one CO alarm be installed in the hallway outside the bedrooms in each separate sleeping area of the home. CO alarms may be installed into a plug-in receptacle or high on the wall because CO from any source will be well-mixed with the air in the house. Make sure furniture or draperies cannot cover up the alarm.

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1. What is the definition of a dwelling unit?
2. Does a duplex qualify as a single family dwelling?
3. Where should carbon monoxide devices be installed in homes?
4. Does SB-183 require carbon monoxide devices be installed in each room?
5. At what height / location should a carbon monoxide device be mounted?
6. Can I replace my existing smoke detector with a carbon monoxide device?
7. How many types of carbon monoxide devices are available?
8. What is the difference between a carbon monoxide alarm and a carbon monoxide detector?
9. Are carbon monoxide devices required to be approved by the State Fire Marshal?
10. If someone has a carbon monoxide device that is not listed by the State Fire Marshal prior to the law, can they maintain it or does it have to be replaced?
11. What are the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning?
12. What carbon monoxide level is dangerous to your health?
13. What should I do if I am experiencing symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning?
14. What has changed in carbon monoxide detectors / alarms recently?
15. How should I install a carbon monoxide alarm?
16. What should I do when the carbon monoxide detector / alarm sounds?
17. How should a consumer test a carbon monoxide detector / alarm to make sure it is working?
18. What is the role of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in preventing carbon monoxide poisoning?
19. Should carbon monoxide detectors / alarms be used in motor homes and other recreational vehicles?