Gas Leak Detection
Gas leak detection is one way to find out if there is a small, or slow leaks in one of your appliances.
According to Gas Safe Register, about one in six homes has a gas appliance that’s unsafe. Consequently, these have been purchased used or are older appliances. Furthermore, one of the top dangers of these appliances is gas leaks.
Gas leaks can be caused by poorly fitted lines and connections, faulty appliances, and appliances or gas lines that haven’t been maintained. Also, many gas leaks aren’t detected until they become a major problem. Which cause the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning or even gas explosions. The only way to avoid this is to have a gas leak detection done properly.
How to Detect a Gas Leak
Keep your family safe from the dangers of natural gas poisoning and potential fires by learning how to detect a gas leak. Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to protect the ones you care about most.
Contact our Myrtle Beach plumbers if you:
- Smell a sulfur or rotten egg odor in your home
- Hear a hissing or whistling noise coming from your gas line
- Notice your burner giving off an orange or red flame instead of blue, indicating there might be gas in the air that’s displacing oxygen
- Get a positive reading from a gas leak detector
- Notice bubbles after using a “soapy water test,” which involves mixing a teaspoon of soap with a cup of water and dousing the suspected area
Have you noticed any of the above? If so, contact our plumbers today for fast and reliable gas leak repair in Myrtle Beach today!
THE IMPORTANCE OF GAS LEAK DETECTION
Gas leaks can create dangerous conditions, including an unhealthy level of carbon monoxide that can become deadly. If you suspect that you have a gas leak, open all of the windows in your home, avoid striking matches or lighters, and contact us at (843) 627-2337 to have a certified technician come to your Myrtle Beach home and inspect your gas lines and gas appliances.