How often should you change the wick on a kerosene heater?
Click here for a selection of replacement kerosene heater wicks. How often should I change my kerosene heater wick? The American Lung Association, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission state, you should check and replace wicks yearly.
How do you clean a kerosene heater wick?
Can you get carbon monoxide poisoning from a kerosene heater?
A kerosene heater, as any heater that uses organic fuel, can produce dangerously high amounts of soot and carbon monoxide when running out of oxygen. Failure to follow safety precautions could result in asphyxiation or carbon monoxide poisoning.
How long does kerosene last in a kerosene heater?
A kerosene heater should never be stored with fuel remaining in the unit. According to the National Kerosene Heater Association, kerosene should not be kept more than six months for it tends to collect water.