March 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

New Law Requires Carbon Monoxide Alarms for Rental-Dwelling Units

A law passed in 2016 by Maryland’s General Assembly will require carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in the immediate vicinity of sleeping areas in rental dwelling units starting April 1 of this year. The previous law only required an alarm to be installed in a central location outside of each sleeping area within a dwelling unit […]

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December 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

WSSC Reminds Customers with Gas Appliances

WSSC reminds customers with gas appliances to have them inspected and regularly maintained. Carbon monoxide can escape into the home if gas appliances are not functioning correctly. Furnaces and hot water heaters that are powered by natural gas are vented into the home’s chimney, making it essential to keep the systems cleaned and maintained. Carbon monoxide […]

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