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Tomlinson Plumbing | Carbon monoxide Test | Geelong | Torquay | Barwon Heads | Ocean Grove

How does carbon monoxide spillage occur? Carbon monoxide can be produced in large quantities if your heater does not completely burn the gas it uses. This can happen for a number of reasons, but the most common causes are lack of servicing, installation issues, product faults or a blocked flue. In most cases, the by-products…

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Gas Heater Service & Carbon Monoxide Testing | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay

Gas Heater Service & Carbon Monoxide Testing | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay When we service open-flued gas heaters (such as wall furnaces, space heaters, console heaters), we need to conduct a negative draw test as part of the service and safety check. This can be done with the smoke created from incense, as…

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Carbon Monoxide Testing | Tomlinson Plumbing | Torquay | Geelong | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

‘It was only serviced a year ago, but he didn’t take it apart like you have.’ I’m not doubting our client that someone attended their property a year ago, but this heater definitely wasn’t serviced properly – it looked like a family of huntsmen had taken up residence. Unfortunately, it’s something we see quite a…

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Vulcan Heaters | Gas Heaters | Geelong | Torquay | Tomlinson Plumbing

After 47 years of hard work, this 1973 model Vulcan heater has now gone into permanent retirement. It’s little wonder that the home owners were feeling very sleepy when their heater was operating – it was emitting extremely high amounts of carbon monoxide that sent our analyser into a spin. Please remember to have your…

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