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    Does anyone know if you have to have carbon monoxide detectors fitted, and if you doe are the stick on patches enough or does it have to be a proper monitor.

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    I'm not sure but it doesnt hurt to have them, I dont have one though x
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    I have a stick on patch and I diary it for changing every 4 months. I have one in the kitchen by my gas cooker and one by my boiler.

    I do not know if we have to have them for Ofsted - but I was advised to get them by the fire bridgade when they last came to check my house

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    I dont think you "HAVE" to have them, but it would certainly be good practise i would think x
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    i have a proper on the wall job it costs 38.00 but can claim it back i bought it of the gas man when he checked the fire but this house has a bit of aproblem with fire and carbon monoxide so i know were safe. in fact i could of kept you entertained on the spooky thread which was on yesterday but thats another story)

    when its tested its very loud next street would here it
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    I think it depends on what kind of fire you have, whether it is gas or electric. Though as mentioned, wouldnt harm to have one anyway, if it is one of those patch ones though, just remember that you have to remember to check it everyday, as it will obviously not beep a warning like the electric/battery ones.

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    Yes I agree with Lou

    I do not have one - but really I do think everyone should have one

    We had a problem with a gas fire a few years ago and I was very ill when it was checked out there was carbon monoxide present in the room

    Scary

    We have a regualar yearly check now but still I think it is a good idea to have one and you have certainly made me think of it again

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    No you don't HAVE to have one but it is considered good practice.

    I get mine from Wilkinson's they are about £7. They have a magnet on the back and need to be changed annually.
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    Thanks for that Dee I thought they were really expensive I will take a look at the weekend

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    Quote Originally Posted by angeldelight View Post
    Yes I agree with Lou

    I do not have one - but really I do think everyone should have one

    We had a problem with a gas fire a few years ago and I was very ill when it was checked out there was carbon monoxide present in the room

    Scary

    We have a regualar yearly check now but still I think it is a good idea to have one and you have certainly made me think of it again

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    and you still don't have one?


    As I'm in RAF housing they put them in, and check them yearly when doing some of the checks they always do

    I would def get one it's better to be safe than sorry

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    Yes terrible Emma I know

    The fire had to be changed and we then had new central heating so we did not bother

    Bad though I know

    So I will get one

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    Hi Ho Hi Ho it's off to Wilko you go
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    la la la la la la

    I will sing with you Dee haha

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    I just bought a pack of 2 from asda for just £2.99

    There are ones that change colour, don't know much more about them than that yet as they are still in the box

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    Quote Originally Posted by son77 View Post
    I just bought a pack of 2 from asda for just £2.99

    There are ones that change colour, don't know much more about them than that yet as they are still in the box
    Don't think they will detect carbon monoxide in there
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    I know, I know!!

    I'll go and sort them out now............

    .............well maybe in a minute or two!

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    we have to have our gas boiler checked every year and get a certificate

    i broguht one last year cost me about £29.00 but thought it was worth it

    better to be safe than sorry

    cathy and Rachel

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    Think I will be alright. The gas supply hasn't quite made it to our village yet!!

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    chemist near us (think it is a LLoyds) has them on offer for £12.99 I think
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    We were lucky, and when the gas man came to service the boiler, gave us one for free

 

 
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