How to Tell if You Have a Gas Leak

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Be conscious of signs you may see, hear, or odor when there’s a flow. Look If you see a busted connection to a natural gas blower, dirt/water blowing to the atmosphere, a dry patch of grass, fire, or an explosion near a pipeline.

Listen If you hear unusual sounds like hissing or whistling.
Smell There’s usually a distinguishing odor. Some people may not be capable to smell the odor because they have a diminished sense of smell. Olfactory fatigue (normal, temporary inability to differentiate an odor after prolonged exposure to it) or since the odor is being masked or hidden from other smells. Like cooking, damp, musty, or compound odors. Additionally, certain pipeline and soil conditions might cause odor to fade.

In new, steel pipe which has been lately manufactured or hasn’t been used for odorized natural gas before In natural gas piping systems with high gas pressure, and once the natural gas leak is limited or intermittent At the presence of rust, mill scale, humidity, atmosphere, cutting oil, pipe thread compound, fluids, condensates along with other materials Due to the chance of odor fade, it’s very important to not rely only on your sense of odor to be alerted to natural gas flow.

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