Gas leaks are dangerous and need to be addressed immediately. These pesky problems can cause physical pain to the body in the form of headaches, dizziness and fatigue. They can also cause extremely dangerous situations like fires and even explosions. Because gas leaks are so dangerous, it’s important to know how to check for one, who to call if you suspect you have one and what measures to take.
Signs of a Gas Leak
Gas Leak Detection
The safest way to have a gas leak detected and confirmed is by a professional. There are gas leak detectors you can use at home, but you should evacuate your house if you think you have a leak. Don’t stick around to investigate on your own once the signs are there.
Additionally you can install gas leak detection technology in your home. It works like a fire detector and can tell you if gas is being detected in the air.
You Think There’s a Gas Leak, What Now’
If there are signs of a gas leak, you need to act fast. Open all the windows, evacuate your house and call 911 or a local professional immediately. There are also some things you SHOULD NOT do in case of a gas leak. The following can be catastrophic:
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