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Gas Leak Repairs

24/7 Emergency Gas Leak Detection and Repairs Brisbane

A gas leak may smell like rotten eggs or sulphur. If the gas leak is low, there might not be any odour. However, you may see a red or yellow flame on your gas stove, hear hissing noises or experience breathing issues. Or you might even run out of gas quicker than usual.

Have a gas leak? Contact our licensed gas fitters immediately. Gas leaks are dangerous and need to be fixed ASAP. We can detect gas leaks using our advanced leak detection devices and provide gas appliance repairs and replacement. We are available 24 x 7 in Brisbane for emergency gas fitting services, so don’t hesitate to call us.

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Signs of a Gas Leak

Natural gas is odourless making leak detection impossible. That’s why a chemical compound, methyl mercaptan is added which gives the gas a pungent smell of sulphur or rotten eggs.

Watch out for the following signs of a gas leak:

  • The smell of rotten eggs or cabbage
  • Hissing or whistling noises from a gas appliance or gas pipes
  • Gas running out quicker than usual
  • A yellow or red flame from your gas stove or a weak flame
  • Dying house plants or grass
  • Bubbles in standing water
  • A cloud of dust near gas pipes
  • Physical symptoms including nausea, dizziness, headache, breathing issues which happens when you are indoors but go away when you go out of your home
  • Your pets may also show the above physical symptoms

Note: Call the emergency services or visit the hospital if you are experiencing any health issues.

What to do if you have a Gas Leak?

While you wait for our gas fitters to arrive, take the following important steps:

  • Turn off the gas and electricity supply from the mains
  • Open all the doors and windows for ventilation
  • Do not use any electrical appliances, smartphones, touch or open flame in the area of the gas leak
  • Stay outdoors in a well-ventilated area
  • If you are experiencing any health issues, call the emergency services or go to the hospital
  • Do not attempt to use DIY solutions to fix gas leaks

Emergency Gas Leak Detection and Repairs Brisbane

At Purity Plumbing, we use specialised gas detection tools to locate gas leaks. One of the most common leak detection tools is called a manometer. A manometer can detect drops in gas pressure. If the manometer detects a drop in the pressure, we will find the source of the gas leak. It could be due to a gas appliance or a gas pipe.

Depending on the source of the leak, we will repair the problematic fixtures and fittings. If it is due to a faulty connection or dirt inside the bayonet fitting, it is an easy fix and we will quickly fix the issue.

Gas Appliance Repairs Brisbane

If the gas leak is due to a faulty appliance or damaged pipes and the problem can not be fixed by repairs, we will recommend replacement.

Our vans are fully loaded with spare parts so we can repair the gas leaks in the same visit. And if you need a new gas appliance, we can supply and install it. No matter what you need, we will provide an upfront quote before we begin. All our gas fitting work comes with a gas compliance certificate and safety certificate for your complete peace of mind and safety.

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Take quick action if you suspect there’s a gas leak. Contact us on 1300 257 385 or complete our online enquiry form.