Most homeowners use natural gas in their home every day to power their stoves, water heaters, cooling systems, dryers, and other home appliances. Although natural gas is one of the most commonly used energy sources in a home, it’s important to be aware that leaking natural gas is a major fire hazard and can also pose other health risks too.
Common Signs of a Gas LeakAs a homeowner or business owner, it’s important to keep an eye out for symptoms of a possible gas leak in your home or building. Routinely inspect your property and contact a AAA plumbing professional if you notice any of the following gas leak symptoms:
- An odd or “off” smell, usually resembling the smell of rotten eggs, sulfur, or trash
- An unusual hissing or whistling sound
- Dead patches or discoloration of plants and landscaping