Sarah Davis
Sarah Davis
2024-03-20
Couldn’t speak more highly of the team- Matt who organised a last minute install after another company mishap, full explanation and application for for gov rebates which others didn’t, so saving me hundreds. Daniel, Dylan, Matt, amazing service and craftsmanship start to finish. Every step of the install Daniel took the time to show and explain where he would be placing units and made sure I was satisfied. Was professional and cleaned up the site after checking multiple times. Walk through at the conclusion for any questions and showed me his work. I absolutely recommend to anyone looking for heating and cooling. 10 stars.
Daryl Gilbert
Daryl Gilbert
2024-03-19
Alpha Air installed our electric reverse cycle ducted air conditioning and heating system. Alpha is a family run business and provided personal and professional service throughout all stages of the process. Also, their price was competitive and the installation was completed on schedule. I would highly recommend Alpha Air for their expertise, customer service and their friendly and extremely competent staff. Daryl Gilbert
SONIC PLAYGROUND
SONIC PLAYGROUND
2024-03-13
Great service. Highly recommend Alpha Air
Jamie Lechte
Jamie Lechte
2024-03-05
I requested a quote from Alpha a little while back and was told that the installation would be straightforward and a 'good deal'. When i received the quote, i was shocked that the pricing was 60-70%+ or more higher than market value of the units plus a reasonable install fee, so of course I let it go. I was continually contacted to take up the offer, but I ignored. When i initially submitted this review, i was immediately harassed, phone called repeatedly about this feedback, basically telling me / threatening me to remove the feedback. The owner is a charlatan looking to take people for a ride and is also dishonest. Be wary.
Caroline Chang
Caroline Chang
2024-03-01
We had a great experience working with Alpha Air. The team were fast to respond to my enquiry, especially in the middle of summer. They provided competitive quotes/prices both for the installation and our preferred product (Split System Air conditioning unit). Installation was quick and easy to organise.
Tim Cartwright
Tim Cartwright
2024-02-28
Great family company. From our first call re quotes through to installation of heating and cooling, everyone has been great to deal with. Good advice on what we needed, excellent price for work. Really impressed with personal service right through process. Sue & Tim
Roger Vial
Roger Vial
2024-02-09
Great service from a friendly and efficient team. Professional approach from quote through to installation.
Kylie Stabler
Kylie Stabler
2024-02-05
Great service! These guys went out of their way to fit in with our difficult scheduling. They got the job done very professionally and on time. Extremely happy customer here.
Fee
Fee
2024-02-05
Guys and gals were just fantastic right from the start! The owner actually measured and quoted for free, the girls communicated so well and promptly! The boys that installed were super friendly and extremely neat in their work. Awesome work ethic and great customer service. I highly recommend this company!
Brenda Winning
Brenda Winning
2024-02-01
Did a fantastic job. V happy customer. Professional team that know what they are doing. Highly recommended. I called many companies that did not respond to my calls or internet enquiries. These guys communicated well and were able to complete the job to my tight deadline. I feel confident having a local company to go back to for servicing.

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Can Gas Heating Cause Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

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Gas heating is a popular choice for homes across Australia. It is an efficient and effective way to keep your home warm during the year’s colder months. As with any heating system that uses gas, there are some potential risks to be aware of, including the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning.

This blog post will explore whether gas heating can cause carbon monoxide poisoning and what steps you can take to protect yourself and your family.

Understanding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly toxic gas that can cause serious health problems and even death when inhaled in sufficient quantities. The production of CO occurs when carbon-based fuels such as natural gas, propane, and gasoline are burned.

The most common symptoms of CO poisoning include:

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chest pain

If you suspect that you or someone else may be experiencing CO poisoning, it is essential to seek medical attention immediately.

Gas Heating Systems: Can They Cause CO Poisoning?

gas-ducted heating system is a type of central heating system that uses natural gas to heat air and distribute it throughout a home or building via ducts or vents. The system consists of a gas-fired heater, which heats the air, a fan to circulate the heated air, and a network of ducts or vents to distribute the air to different rooms.

Gas Wall Furnaces, Fireplaces and Space heaters pose a greater risk as any Carbon Monoxide leak is concentrated in a single area.

These systems are popular because they are efficient, cost-effective and enable homeowners to adjust the temperature to their desired level. While they are effective, they can pose a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning if they are not properly maintained and serviced.

Signs Your Heating Has a CO Leak

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless gas, so if you have a gas heating system in your home, you must be aware of the signs of a CO leak to protect yourself and your family. Some symptoms you have a leak include:

  1. Discolouration of pilot lights or flames: If the pilot lights or flames on your gas heating system are yellow instead of blue, it could be a sign of incomplete combustion, which can produce CO
  2. Soot or rust on appliances: Soot or rust on your gas heating appliances could indicate a CO leak. Carbon monoxide can cause incomplete combustion, producing soot or rust on your heating appliances.
  3. Condensation on windows or walls: Condensation on the windows or walls near your gas heating system could indicate a CO leak. This is because carbon monoxide can produce excess moisture, leading to condensation.

Methods for Preventing Carbon Monoxide Leak

Preventing carbon monoxide (CO) leaks from your ducted gas heating system is crucial for the safety of your household. Here are some easy ways to prevent CO leaks:

  • Regular maintenance: Use a qualified technician to check for leaks, blockages, or other issues that may cause a CO leak.
  • Install a CO detector: Provides an early warning for a CO leak. Ensure the detector installation is in a location recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Ensure proper ventilation: Ensure your heating system is well-ventilated and vents or flues are not blocked or obstructed.
  • Educate your household: Educate everyone in your family about the dangers of CO and how to prevent it. Ensure everyone knows how to recognise the signs and what to do in an emergency.

Keep Safe With Alpha-Air

Keeping your household safe from carbon monoxide leaks is crucial, especially if you have a  gas heating system. At Alpha-Air, we are committed to providing safe and efficient heating solutions for our customers.

We offer various heating services, including installing, maintaining, and  replacing gas heating systems. Our team of qualified technicians can ensure your system runs efficiently and safely, reducing the risk of carbon monoxide leaks. Contact us and find out how.

Sarah Davis
Sarah Davis
2024-03-20
Couldn’t speak more highly of the team- Matt who organised a last minute install after another company mishap, full explanation and application for for gov rebates which others didn’t, so saving me hundreds. Daniel, Dylan, Matt, amazing service and craftsmanship start to finish. Every step of the install Daniel took the time to show and explain where he would be placing units and made sure I was satisfied. Was professional and cleaned up the site after checking multiple times. Walk through at the conclusion for any questions and showed me his work. I absolutely recommend to anyone looking for heating and cooling. 10 stars.
Daryl Gilbert
Daryl Gilbert
2024-03-19
Alpha Air installed our electric reverse cycle ducted air conditioning and heating system. Alpha is a family run business and provided personal and professional service throughout all stages of the process. Also, their price was competitive and the installation was completed on schedule. I would highly recommend Alpha Air for their expertise, customer service and their friendly and extremely competent staff. Daryl Gilbert
SONIC PLAYGROUND
SONIC PLAYGROUND
2024-03-13
Great service. Highly recommend Alpha Air
Jamie Lechte
Jamie Lechte
2024-03-05
I requested a quote from Alpha a little while back and was told that the installation would be straightforward and a 'good deal'. When i received the quote, i was shocked that the pricing was 60-70%+ or more higher than market value of the units plus a reasonable install fee, so of course I let it go. I was continually contacted to take up the offer, but I ignored. When i initially submitted this review, i was immediately harassed, phone called repeatedly about this feedback, basically telling me / threatening me to remove the feedback. The owner is a charlatan looking to take people for a ride and is also dishonest. Be wary.
Caroline Chang
Caroline Chang
2024-03-01
We had a great experience working with Alpha Air. The team were fast to respond to my enquiry, especially in the middle of summer. They provided competitive quotes/prices both for the installation and our preferred product (Split System Air conditioning unit). Installation was quick and easy to organise.
Tim Cartwright
Tim Cartwright
2024-02-28
Great family company. From our first call re quotes through to installation of heating and cooling, everyone has been great to deal with. Good advice on what we needed, excellent price for work. Really impressed with personal service right through process. Sue & Tim
Roger Vial
Roger Vial
2024-02-09
Great service from a friendly and efficient team. Professional approach from quote through to installation.
Kylie Stabler
Kylie Stabler
2024-02-05
Great service! These guys went out of their way to fit in with our difficult scheduling. They got the job done very professionally and on time. Extremely happy customer here.
Fee
Fee
2024-02-05
Guys and gals were just fantastic right from the start! The owner actually measured and quoted for free, the girls communicated so well and promptly! The boys that installed were super friendly and extremely neat in their work. Awesome work ethic and great customer service. I highly recommend this company!
Brenda Winning
Brenda Winning
2024-02-01
Did a fantastic job. V happy customer. Professional team that know what they are doing. Highly recommended. I called many companies that did not respond to my calls or internet enquiries. These guys communicated well and were able to complete the job to my tight deadline. I feel confident having a local company to go back to for servicing.

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