Gas leaks can be easily prevented by ensuring flexible gas lines are inspected regularly and installed properly by licensed professionals. Many Fort Worth homes use gas for heat and run appliances such as water heaters, stoves, and fireplaces. Gas is very safe to use, but if there is a leak, this can be very dangerous. It is not often we even think about gas lines till there is an issue but to prevent worse case scenarios, you should schedule regular maintenance and care.
The most obvious and recognizable sign of a gas leak is a abnormal smell and most often smells like rotten eggs. The thing a lot of people don’t know is, not all gases have odors or even colors. Carbon monoxide is the best example of this. Not only can you use smell to detect sometimes but try listening for blowing or hissing sounds near appliances that has gas running to it in your home. Do you have houseplants in your home? Monitor your house plants for health issues and or abnormal plant discoloring.
Another VERY important and unfortunate sign of a gas leak, are the symptoms people will have if they’re inhaling too much gas. Carbon monoxide poisoning is dangerous and includes symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, vomiting, confusion, nausea, fatigue, and breathing difficulty. If you believe this to be noticeable signs, please leave the premises immediately and contact emergency services. The results of a gas leak left unchecked, can result in serious health risks including death in some instances.
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