A very dangerous situation which any homeowner could face is a gas leak. Very serious threats can be posed by a gas leak to your home as well as to your health. It is important that in event of gas leak you immediately leave the home and seek professional help. We offer you skilled leak detection and gas leak repairs in Bend. We can make sure that the home is safe before you enter it.
What are the signs of a gas leak?
There are few warning signs which you should look for regarding gas leaks. Once these signs are visible you should seek professional help. Following are the signs:
Smell of gas: The smell of gas is the first sign which you should look for. Gas has a smell like that of sulfur and it is unmistakable. It is not always the case that smell of gas will be present in leaks but if present you should take it seriously as it shows that something is not right.
Pipe temperature: Temperature of pipe is second sign. In case a leak exists in line, then pressure of gas will drop in line and it will cool down. This dip in temperature can sometimes case formation of ice.
Hissing noises: This is the third sign of a gas leak. It is the noise which the gas makes while escaping through small openings in line. The noise can sometimes be heard easily and sometimes it is hard to hear it depending on location of leak. In case any noise is coming from the line, it should be checked.
It is very important that you get expert gas leak detection help in case of any of these mentioned signs. Serious risks can be posed to you and your family’s life by gas leaks. Expert Bend detection services and gas leak repairs are provided by Deschutes Plumbing.
When should gas leak repairs take place?
The gas lines in the homes can be repaired or if required replaced. The course of action depends on the symptoms. In case the lines are damaged visually, there might be a need to replace some sections of the piping. It can include some common occurrences like bends, scratches and leaks which can pose a risk to it’s functionality.
In other cases, simple repairing can fix the problem. Faulty fittings, old lines or clogs, all can be solved via repair services. We have expert plumbers who can give you excellent service to efficiently repair the gas lines, in order to restore functionality to the home in very little time.
What should one do in case of this issue?
Evacuating your building or house is the first thing which you should do, in case of gas leak. You should then give notice to anyone who enters home after you leave. You should not turn on or off anything and simply leave. In some cases turning something off or on may ignite the gas present in air.
After this you should contact the Gas Company and let them know of the leak. The gas coming to your building or home will be turned off by Cascade Natural Gas. It will help lessen the gas present inside the home and it will make repairs easier.
Once you have done the things mentioned above, you should contact a licensed professional plumbing company. Being expert in the business of gas line repairs, we offer exceptional services. We will inspect the gas lines, find the problems, and then give you the best solution which you need and deserve.