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