What is the best carbon monoxide alarm to use? Are there different kinds?

There is a variety of carbon monoxide alarms available on the market. Look for an alarm that has been Underwriters Laboratory (UL) listed and has a California State Fire Marshal’s listing. Regardless of manufacture, they all work the same and will provide the necessary protection for you and your family.

While deciding which alarm to purchase, you may find some designed to be plugged into a wall receptacle. These devices have been manufactured for the traveling public who want to have one with them while on the road. 

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