Broken or leaky gas lines can pose serious threats to lives and properties, if you notice this issue, please contact us at Drain Doctor and we will send our expert plumber to come and rectify the problem.
In most cases, the damages to underground gas lines may go unnoticed until a major problem occurs. This is the reason why you need to schedule a regular inspection and maintenance repair for your gas line. Below are some of the warning signs of damages to your gas line;
The Rotten Egg Smell
If you notice a sulphuric or rotten egg smell, that dissipates quickly, then it could be from your damaged gas line. Prolonged exposure to exposed gas can cause symptoms such as nausea, dizziness, and extreme fatigue.
When you pay attention enough, you may hear hissing noises emanating from the wall, this is probably due to gas leakage. If you notice a hissing sound from the wall, please close the gas line valve to prevent the danger from spreading to other parts of the home and contact us at Drain Doctor for repairs.
Ever-increasing Gas Bills
Another sign of gas leakage in your home is a significant increase in your gas bills. Once you notice a spike in your utility costs, please contact a gas line technician to inspect the line. It pays to play safe even if your gas line is not the reason for a sharp increase in utility bills.
Constant Problems with Appliances
There are a number of home appliances that rely on gas to power them, these include the stove, furnace, cloth dryer, and gas water heater. These appliances will require a normal flow of gas in order to work efficiently. If you have any of these appliances, and you notice strange noises in them, please call for a gas line inspection and repair.
Underground gas leaks can cause the death of some plants along the route of the gas line. Though the plants are located above the ground, the concentrated nature of the gas can seep through the soil to cause the withering of the plant. If you suspect a gas line is a reason for the death of a plant above a gas line, please contact us at Drain Doctor for repairs.
Contact Drain Doctor for Your Gas Line Issues
Do not make any attempt to repair broken gas lines by yourself, any miscalculated error can trigger an explosion, that can cause loss of lives property damage. Most utility service providers that provide repairs may not respond to your issue on time, this is the reason why you need a gas line repair technician, certified to handle such problems.
Our highly skilled technicians at Drain Doctor are well equipped with modern devices and tools to handle all gas leak issues. We do recommend that you don’t wait until the gas line develop issues before you call for help. Drain Doctor offers 24/7 gas line inspection and repair services. Call us today and we will be right there to help you.