Can you smell gas in your home? What to do next.

Natural gas is used in many homes for heating water and cooking appliances. When installed by a licenced gas plumber, gas appliances are generally safe and will require little to no maintenance for years to come.

However faults can happen and you should know what should you do if you start smelling gas

Malfunctions or leaks can happen. This could be a due to leaking pipework or a faulty appliance.

If you smell gas in your home, ensure you’re safety by:

Other signals of a gas leak:

Your nose is your best gas alarm, but there are other indicators of a gas leak:

In all circumstances it is better to be safe than sorry when it comes to natural gas. If you suspect a gas leak or a fault with a gas appliance you should discontinue use immediately and call a licenced gas plumber such as AMS Plumbing Gold Coast to inspect for gas leaks and ensure you’re appliances are installed and working correctly and safely. In the event of a gas emergency, contact the Gas Leaks and Emergency services on 1800 GAS LEAK (1800 427 532) References:https://www.australiangasnetworks.com.au/gas-explained/about-natural-gas/gas-leaks-and-emergencies https://www.confused.com/home-and-lifestyle/gas-and-electricity/what-to-do-if-you-smell-gas-safety-tips-from-confused-com https://www.kleenheat.com.au/help/emergencies/what-should-i-do-if-i-smell-gas-inside-my-home