Newark Gas Line Services
Providing Convenient Gas Line Services Since 1995
When you opt for natural gas appliances, your property is outfitted with gas lines from the underground source connected directly to those appliances. Natural gas is the most common form of gas used in residential and commercial structures. An intricate underground piping system supplies natural gas to homes from utility companies.
Gas lines begin to age over time, which causes problems for home and business owners. Various problems can stem from aging gas lines, but the most dangerous problem is natural gas leaks. Leaking natural gas is very dangerous and can be both toxic and explosive if not handled immediately.
Causes of Gas Line Issues
- Old or Worn Piping
- Trapped Gas Pressure
- Invading Tree Roots
- Severe Weather
- Accidental Rupture from Digging
Newark Gas Line Repairs & Replacements
Repairing a gas line first requires determining the source of the problem. Also, gas line leaks can happen when the natural gas hose is pinched. Natural gas would be very difficult to detect if not for the element added to the invisible energy source to help homeowners know a leak is present.
Gas leaks can lead to health issues. Shortness of breath, headaches, and nausea are common signs you may have a gas leak or prolonged exposure to natural gas. There are other signs of a gas leak not related to health issues. If you’ve seen or heard any of the following, you should contact National Plumbing & Heating Inc. immediately.
Signs of a Gas Leak
- Rotten Egg Smell
- Shortness of Breath
- Hissing Sounds Near Gas Appliances
- Headaches While Inside the House
Leaking natural gas will emit an odor that smells like rotten eggs. The smell of rotten eggs is a sign that you need to call in the plumbing experts at National Plumbing & Heating Inc. to check your gas lines for cracks and compromises.
While waiting for our service agents to arrive at your home to inspect your plumbing, you can start by turning the gas supply off. Each appliance with a gas connection would need to be closed, and if the problem requires a longer repair, your home’s main supply line would need to be turned off, too. The main line needs to be turned off by a licensed plumber.
Licensed and Certified Gas Line Installation, Repair, and Replacement Specialists
Gas lines are the energy sources for natural gas appliances within the home. Many gas leaks are caused by improper gas line installation and insecure connections between the source lines and gas appliances. Gas line leaks can happen when natural gas appliances are installed or connected to the system improperly.
Ignoring system issues like leaks or poor connections can be extremely dangerous to you, your home, or business. Natural gas can build up and become explosive. While not common, natural gas explosions are the result of substantial, long-term gas leaks. You can also become ill from prolonged exposure to natural gas leaks.
Gas Line Maintenance in the Tri-State Area
Natural gas is typically a very safe form of energy for residential users. Still, it is important to ensure that you are taking prudent safety measures by maintaining your gas lines and connecting systems.
You don’t have to be experiencing a gas leak to have your lines inspected. The specialists at National Plumbing & Heating Inc. can give you peace of mind knowing that your gas lines are in good shape and not experiencing any abnormal wear and tear.
If there are signs of a gas leak in your home or you’re experiencing symptoms of natural gas exposure, you should contact our licensed and certified plumbers at National Plumbing & Heating Inc. immediately. One of our specialists can inspect your gas line and repair any problems. Having your gas line inspected for leaks and damages is a great preventative step to catch any potential problem early.
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