Natural gas, or gas, is an odorless, colorless, flammable gas. It is non-toxic and lighter than air. Although domestic gas is one of the cleanest, safest, and most useful of all energy sources, it is composed mostly of methane, a component that makes it extremely flammable.
The local gas company adds a rotten egg-smelling additive to aid in leak detection. Natural gas is clean, efficient, and relatively safe but be aware of:
Although many building and homeowners only associate plumbers with water and waste, plumbers also repair, replace, and install gas-plumbing systems for natural gas.
The Gas Delivery System (GDS) or the gas plumbing on the building side of gas meter includes the:
GPS Plumbing, a full service plumbing company, offers a comprehensive set of gas- plumbing services – from installing new gas lines, to finding and fixing leaks, to hooking up gas appliances, to relocating gas lines due to remodels, and more – we do it all.
If you are looking for help with the installation of gas lines to new appliances or repair of existing lines, valves, or gas fittings/components you will appreciate the friendly, professional service and great value you receive from GPS Plumbing.
We are competent and experienced in gas line plumbing and offer a comprehensive and complete set of detection, repair, replacement, installation, and maintenance services.
Our gas line services focus on:
Whether you need your gas piping repaired, replaced or a completely new line installed, GPS Plumbing is the right choice for all you gas plumbing needs. We are licensed, insured, honest, clean, professional, experienced, and competent in all phases of gas line plumbing.
A gas appliance is any device that utilizes natural gas as a fuel or as raw material to produce light, heat, power, steam, refrigeration, or air conditioning. Examples of gas appliance are stoves, ovens, clothes dryers, furnaces, outdoor grills, mood lighting, and air conditioners.
If you smell rotten eggs or a sulfuric smell, this is a clear indication that you have a gas leak. Caution is the best policy when it comes to gas leaks; the slightest spark, even a static shock can cause the leaking gas to explode.
Gas Leak Safety Tips
If you suspect a gas leak, follow these safety tips: