Natural gas is an odorless, colorless fume that is toxic when inhaled by humans and pets. Gas is also an efficient energy source that many Tyler, TX homeowners use to power their appliances and heat their homes. Gas line leaks are serious business that should be dealt with quickly and efficiently. At Super Plumbers, we can help keep your family protected from gas leaks with our trusted gas leak detection services.
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What Are the Signs of a Gas Leak?
Some of the most common signs of a gas line leak include:
- Smelling rotten eggs: Gas companies put an additive in gas with a sulfuric smell to make it easier to detect in case of a leak.
- Hissing sounds: If you hear a hissing sound, it could be the sound of the gas escaping from a tear or hole in the line.
- Dead grass in the yard: A gas line leak underground will cause the surrounding vegetation and grass to die and turn brown. If you notice dead grass in your yard around the gas line, you may have a gas leak.
What Causes Gas Leaks?
There are many factors that can contribute to a gas line leak. A gas leak can happen to a home of any age and does not necessarily only affect gas lines that are old and deteriorating. Some of the most common causes for gas line leaks include:
- Gas lines damaged from dust or dirt flying through the air.
- Damage to a gas appliance that results in a leak.
- If the gas line is exposed to an extreme weather situation.
- Old, deteriorating pipes.
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What to Do If You Suspect a Leak
Follow these steps if you think you have a gas leak:
- Call the gas company to let them know what’s going on, so they can turn off the gas to your home.
- Call Super Plumbers for a fast, reliable repair.
- Open the windows and doors to air out your home.
- Make sure your appliances are all turned off.
- Evacuate the building.
Benefits of Working with Us
Our customers can always rest assured that they are protected and covered in case of a gas line leak. We also provide the following service features for added convenience and value.
- 24-7 emergency service
- On-time arrival
- Competitive pricing