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Invisible Household Dangers & Kidde Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Invisible Household Dangers

My youngest is 5.5 months and is almost to the crawling stage where in just a few weeks I will be endlessly scouring the floor looking for potential dangers. Having three older brothers ages two to six, there is bound to often be something small and dangerous left on the floor. My boys love to carry around marbles, coins, legos, hot wheels, action figures, and other things with small or potential choke hazard threats. My youngest is already so fascinated by everything he sees around him and of course everything always lands in his mouth. I am grateful that I can at least scour the floor or run my fingers through the rug and look for those things that can be dangerous for my little man as he starts to explore the world around him. I can also pretty easily see when something does make it into his mouth.

However, there is another danger we could easily face in our home that is colorless, odorless, and tasteless and can be deadly within minutes. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is something that many of us might forget to thing of but truly is an invisible danger that we should be concerned about. The only way you can safely test for Carbon Monoxide is with a working CO alarm. The US Census statistics show us that not all the homes that have potential Carbon monoxide hazards have a working CO alarm.

Kidde Worry Free Smoke Alarms Infographic

The good news is that you can mark this worry off your list with a Worry-Free Carbon Monoxide Alarm by Kidde. This new alarm provides up to 10 years of protection and has a sealed-in lithium battery so you won’t have to hassle with the low-battery chirps, either!

Benefits of Worry-Free Carbon Monoxide Alarm

  • The sealed lithium battery is tamper proof and provides 10 years of continuous power, meaning no low battery chirps or battery replacement
  • Carbon monoxide sensor is proven effective for 10 years
  • No batteries to buy or replace every six months
  • Simply installation by sliding the alarm onto the mounting bracket and it activates automatically.
  • Stays on 24 hr/day, 7 day/week protection from CO
  • Hush button to temporarily silence the end of battery life indicator for up to 3 days


Kidde’s Worry-Free Carbon Monoxide Alarm is available at Home Depot and retails for $40 to $50 depending on the model.


Learn About Household Dangers at Safe Kids Day

If you live in or near New York, there’s a fun event coming up called the Safe Kids Day that will take place in New York City on Saturday, May 18th. The event will be filled with games, activities, all about how to keep our kids safer wherever they may be.


I received a Kidde Worry-Free CO Alarm and Home Depot gift card in exchange for this post. The opinions expressed above are my own. Any claims should be verified on the sponsor’s site.


Saturday 18th of May 2013

I most worry about fires.

Shirley Greenawalt Zolenski

Friday 17th of May 2013

Fires because we had one before.

Vikki Billings

Friday 17th of May 2013

I would have to say Carbon Monoxide because it is the silent killer.


Friday 17th of May 2013


Buddy Garrett

Friday 17th of May 2013

I worry about fires.

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