Gas line leaks pose serious safety risks. Prolonged exposure can lead to nausea, confusion, throat irritation, and breathing difficulties. On top of that, gas is highly combustible. Even static electricity can be enough to cause a fire.
With that in mind, reach out to our team at Hancock & Son Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning if you suspect there could be an issue with your gas line. We have skilled, reliable technicians on standby 24/7 and ready to help anywhere in or around Salisbury, MD.
Not sure the issue is with your gas line? Not a problem, we offer a wide range of plumbing and heating services.
Warning Signs You Have a Gas Leak
Call for a gas line leak detection right away if you notice any of the following issues:
- Weird smells: Gas containing hydrogen sulfide has a strong, pungent odor similar to rotten eggs.
- Unusual Noises: Gas pipes produce an unusual hissing sound when they leak.
- Visible Damages: Check your gas appliances for visible signs of damages, such as cracks and corrosion.
- Window Condensation: Excess window condensation may indicate that the nearby gas-powered appliances leak gas and water vapor indoors.
- Brown Lawn Patches: Underground gas line leaks can kill the plants and grass.
What to If You Have a Gas Leak
Time is of the essence during a gas leak. You need to act fast to reduce the risk of the gas leak negatively affecting your family’s health and security. First, turn off the gas at the main. Next, open the doors and windows to let the fresh air in and decrease the concentration of the gas.
After that, evacuate the premises. Once you and your family have found a safe spot, give us a call. Our experts will ensure that your home is safe again.
If you have frequent problems with your line, it may be time to consider a replacement. We also offer gas line replacement, among other gas line services.
Salisbury’s Most Reliable 24-Hour Gas Leak Detection Company
Our team takes great pride in the fact that so many Salisbury homeowners turn to us for their gas leak detection and repair needs. We’ve worked hard to become the Eastern Shore’s preferred plumbing and HVAC company by providing:
- Accurate inspection reports: We carry modern, state-of-the-art equipment to help us accurately and efficiently pinpoint gas leaks. You can count on us to uncover even the tiniest, most hidden leaks.
- Reliable solutions: Our team provides top-notch gas leak repair solutions designed to last. We want to reduce the likelihood of your gas line leaking again.
- Prompt services: Prolonged exposure to gas leaks can lead to grave symptoms. Expect our team to arrive fast.