HOW TO SPOT A LEAK

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Yel­low or brown stain­ing around, or on ap­pli­ances

Pilot lights that fre­quently blow out

In­creased con­den­sa­tion inside win­dows

Yel­low rather than blue flame (apart from flue­less fires) If you think your ap­pli­ance is spilling CO...

Switch off the ap­pli­ance and do not re-use un­til re­me­dial ac­tion has been taken

Open all doors and win­dows to ven­ti­late the room – do not sleep in it

Visit your GP ur­gently and tell them that you be­lieve your symp­toms may be re­lated to CO poi­son­ing and re­quest ei­ther a blood and/or breath sam­ple

Con­tact a CORGI reg­is­tered in­staller to make re­pairs and to make safety checks on ap­pli­ances ev­ery 12 months.

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