Here at Mr. Rooter Plumbing, our licensed plumbing experts are proud to handle all types of plumbing related projects, repairs, and problems. We have years of experience and a reputation for customer service. When you get in touch with us, we’ll explain your options and provide you with a price estimate so you can make the informed decision that’s right for you and your business, especially when it comes to gas line repairs.
What Are the Risks Associated with Gas Lines?
You need to be aware of the possibilities of:
- Carbon monoxide poisoning – Carbon monoxide is a result of using natural gas and it can be extremely dangerous. Odorless and invisible, people can almost never detect excessive carbon monoxide in their environments. That’s why it is important to have carbon monoxide detectors installed in your business space, as well as to schedule maintenance and inspection appointments in order to avoid accidental poison exposure. Our plumbers offer carbon monoxide detector installations and servicing.
- Gas line leaks – Gas pipes can leak, and if this happens, those exposed can get sick. In some cases, an explosion can even occur. That’s why it is extremely important to be aware of the possibilities. Never begin any outside construction project that involves digging without checking with your utility company to learn the location of gas lines. If you believe a gas leak has occurred, don’t use your cell phone until you’re outside. Shut off gas valves, and don’t turn on any appliances or light any flames including cigarettes. Evacuate the premises and get all of your employees, customers, and others present to safety. Once a safe distance away, call 911 as well as the utility company. A potent “rotten egg smell” has been added to natural gas so that consumers can tell if a leak has occurred. If you smell something resembling rotten eggs, follow the steps above.