Gas Line Repair
Gas Line Repair in St. Catharines & The Niagara Region
How to Identify a Gas Leak in your Home
Dead Flowers In The Home
Dead or Struggling houseplants can be a sign of a gas leak ( or that you forgot to water them). If you have hearty plants that you take care of regularly but they are struggling, you might want to double check that it's not a gas leak in your home. Dead Grass patch in the yard for no reason? Do you add soil, seed, and water but nothing grows? Check if this area is in a straight line from your gas meter to the street valve. If it is , it could be a gas leak in an old line. Call your gas company!
What To Do If You Suspect A Gas Leak
Make sure to open your doors and windows to make sure any pilot lights in your home are turned off. This is likely an obvious move but in a panic, you may forget this step.
Don't try to find the leak. Staying in the home and inspecting your lines for a potential leak further exposes you to additional inhalation of the gas itself and increases your change of being in a dangerous accident
Make sure to leave the room immediately and exit your home if you even remotely suspect the leak is anything but mine and recent.
Don't Turn on switch lights or use household appliances. Certainly, don't light a cigarette or candle in the home. You do not want to create a spark or flame of any kind around a gas leak.
Once you are in a safe place, Call the case company immediately
Don't assume your neighbours will call if you smell a gas leak outside your home. Make sure to report the leak immediately. Leaks that occur outside of your home can be just as dangerous