A gas pipe or line leak can be very dangerous. Generally, it occurs when the pipe has a tear or scratch, usually due to high pressure.
Symptoms of a Gas Pipe Leak
Generally, if you smell rotten egg in your home you could be dealing with a gas leak of some sort. This smell is not the natural smell of natural gas, but has been added to gas to help prevent a natural gas accident or explosion. So if you smell this, it is important to leave the vicinity and call to have your gas lines looked at. Other signs of a potential gas leak include:
- Higher than average gas bill
- The smell of sulfur or rotten eggs in your home
- Physical ailments including headaches, chest pain, fatigue, nausea, difficulty breathing, depression, nosebleeds, dizziness, flu-like symptoms etc. that cannot be explained medically.
- Plants that die without apparent cause
Can You Prevent a Pipe Leak?
As a homeowner, it’s important to do regular maintenance on your home. Call Moore’s Plumbing - Mesquite to have your gas lines, appliances, vents, and furnaces inspected on a yearly basis.
In addition, try and ensure your appliances and vents are unblocked and well-ventilated to ensure proper airflow.
If you suspect you have a gas pipe leak in your home or building, now is the time to call an experienced plumbing professional to service, detect and repair the leak. Call Moore’s Plumbing - Mesquite at 972-342-3709 for same-day, emergency service. Your safety is of the utmost importance to us which is why we are available when you need us.
Our experienced professionals provide inspections, leak detection and same-day repair services to give you the peace of mind you need. After all, a slow gas leak can turn into a serious problem if it is not fixed properly.
If you suspect you have a slow leak or would like to have your pipes checked for a leak, please call us at 972-342-3709. We’re Mesquite, Texas choice for plumbing and gas repair service.