Gas Leak, Repair, Repipe – (310) 692-4183
Sal’s Plumbing has been servicing gas lines in the South Bay and Los Angeles for over 30 years. When it comes to gas line repairs, hiring a professional is essential. A lot of home improvement projects you can do yourself, but installing gas lines or repairing them, the job needs to be done with the utmost skill.
Gas line gasses are highly flammable and potentially deadly, so precautions need to be taken, and the correct procedures followed to ensure the job is completed correctly and safely. If mistakes are made, it could cause gas leaks or compromise the quality of the piping; these could lead to explosions.
As a California homeowner, you are responsible for maintaining all gas lines carrying natural gas from the meter to the inside of your home. You should have your gas lines inspected by a licensed plumber to help identify and repair any corrosion and leakage that could be causing unsafe conditions.
In Los Angeles there is often seismic activity. You want to protect your home with an earthquake shut-off valve. These valves automatically shut off your natural gas when there is a significant seismic activity. Sal’s Plumbing can help you protect your home with a gas line inspection.
What To Do In The Event of a Gas Leak
In the case of a gas leak, it is crucial that the gas pipe is repaired. A gas leak can often be confirmed when there is a gassy smell. Another indication of a gas leak is if your lawn or shrubbery has changed from green to a more brown color.
It is always recommended to contact a professional plumber in the event of a gas leak, as they can be dangerous. If you think you might have a gas leak then immediately give us a call (310) 692-4183. There are also a few other things you can do if you think there is a gas leak in your home:
- Make sure that the your gas stove burners are switched off.
- Ventilate your home by opening the doors and windows.
- Don’t turn on the lights as it could cause a spark, leading to an explosion. Instead, use a flashlight or a mobile phone light.
- Keep the gas turned off and wait for a professional plumber or gas & electric to arrive.
- If there are sparks or flames then evacuate your home and Call 911.
Call Sal’s Plumbing at (310) 692-4183 for immediate gas line repair, leaks or moves.