Don't be caught off guard
Water leaks, gas leaks and other faults always occur at the most inconvinet time. Don’t get caught off gaurd when this happens to you and be prepared by knowing what to do first. How you react within the first 5 minuets can save damage to your house, equipment and even your health if a gas leak is present.
We have complied a few tips to remember during an emergency situation for you to remember. If you have any questions, feel free to use the moment section below and we’ll get back to you with the best answer.
What do I do if I smell gas at my property?
- Turn off all gas and electrical appliances and extinguish all pilot lights.
- Extinguish all naked flames and lit cigarettes.
- Do not attempt to use a naked flame to test for a gas leak.
- Do not attempt to start your gas stove, light any matches or use any device or appliance that could produce a spark, including electrical and light switches or mobile phones.
- Open all windows and doors to ventilate the gas and prevent a build up of gas.
- If the gas smell is coming from a gas appliance such as your gas stove or gas heater, or from a pipe connecting your gas appliance to the gas meter, turn the control valve handle at the gas meter to the off (horizontal) position (see diagram below).
- Phone Serenity Plumbing and Gas to attend the site
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