The older the pipelines the more chances it has for experiencing gas leaks. Knowing how to fix and prevent the gas leaks early on is very important to ensure you and your family’s safety. As the nation’s pipelines increase in age, natural gas leaks are becoming more and more common. You can avoid a gas leak emergency
by following detection and prevention tips. This understanding will help reduce gas leaks in Sydney.
Look for the hissing sound
The most potential way to identify the gas leaks in Sydney is from the pungent “rotten egg” smell that the fumes give off. The gas leaks also create a hissing or blowing sound which can easily be heard. If your house is near plants or vegetation, the best way to recognise a gas leak is from the death of the plant life or they could become discolored.
Leave your home immediately!
It is essential that you react quickly once you find out that the gas is leaking in your home or else the results can be fatal. First, leave your home and do not use any electrical devices such as light switches and telephone. Using electricity could cause sparks resulting in further damage.
Do not use lighters, matches or anything that can catch fire
Also, do not use matches or lighters since open flames can cause sparks. Last but not the least, leave the vicinity of gas leaks and call Emergency plumbers to deal with the problem. It is a wise decision to let the professionals deal with the leaks to reduce chances of gas explosions. Return to your home only when the professionals tell you to its safe to do so.
Contact the experts at Emergency Plumbers for any plumbing emergencies
at 1300 237 246