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Leak Detection and Repair

The problem with a natural gas leak is that often you are completely unaware that you have a leak in the first place. Since gas is explosive and the carbon monoxide it releases is hazardous to your health, looking for signs of a gas leak is critical to your safety. These are signs that might signal you have a gas leak:

A lingering rotten egg smell

High gas usage

Air bubbles

A hissing sound

Dying indoor plants

Experiencing Symptoms of Gas Poisoning

  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Irregular Breathing
  • Nausea

Steps to Take to Limit the Potential of a Gas Leak

  • 1.Regularly Inspect appliances and devices powered by natural gas
  • 2.Keep animals and small children away from natural gas sources
  • 3.Install carbon monoxide detectors around your home
  • 4.Know where the shut-off for your gas pipelines are

What to Do if You Suspect You Have a Gas Leak or Have Found One

  • 1.Evacuate immediately and put a safe distance between you and the structure in question
  • 2.Leave windows and doors wide open
  • 3.Call 911 for emergency assistance

What Not to Do if You Suspect You Have a Gas Leak

Do not continue to search for the leak

Never try to repair it on your own

Don’t use electronics around the structure

Remove yourself immediately

Don’t keep windows and doors closed

Don’t ignore it

Don’t use lighters or matches

Call Patriot Plumbing to Detect and Repair a Gas Leak

When it comes to the suspicion of a gas leak or the discovery of one, it is best to always err on the side of caution. Natural gas can be extremely dangerous, so it is always better to be safe than sorry. Patriot Plumbing will come out and investigate your home with our detention equipment to ensure that you don’t have a leak. If we spot one, we will repair it immediately to ensure your safety. Our first objective is to make sure that you and your family are safe. Then we’ll repair your gas leak so you can rest assured it is done correctly.

Don’t Ever Ignore a Gas Leak

As with most home maintenance issues, it is critical not to ignore a problem, especially when gas is involved. Ignoring a gas leak will not only lead to the potential for more extensive and expensive damage down the road; it is a real danger. If you suspect that you have a gas leak due to any of the signs above, call us. We will investigate for a gas leak and then go to great lengths to make sure that your gas line is secure and safe for the long term.

We Are Your Trusted Source

When it comes to something as dangerous as gas, it is important to make sure that you hire certified, skilled, and trained professionals who have the experience necessary to troubleshoot your gas leak or gas line issue immediately and find a solution that is both cost-conscious, lasting, and safe. Patriot Plumbing is a name you can trust to ensure that your gas repair is done correctly the first time, every time.