Few things in a home are as dangerous as a gas leak. An unsuspecting homeowner can light a match or use the stove and be at risk for disastrous and potentially deadly consequences. A broken gas line is a life-or-death situation and it is essential to fix it immediately. It does not matter if it is your fireplace, stove, or other kitchen appliance that is leaking. It also doesn’t matter if there are holes in the gas line itself. Any leak can cause a devastating explosion. Gas line repair is usually not difficult. Under no circumstances, however, should any homeowner attempt it! Leave it to the professionals. We know all there is to know about gas line maintenance. We will plug any and all leaks, backtrack along the gas line to find any damaged pipes, and make your home safe again.
The gas company is only responsible for maintaining the natural gas lines that carry natural gas to your meter. If you’re a property owner, property manager tenant and/or occupant then you’re responsible for maintaining all customer-owned gas lines on your side of the meter.
Customer-owned natural gas lines include all piping that goes:
Failure to maintain natural gas pipelines could result in problems from corrosion and leakage. To properly maintain your gas lines:
Courtesy of SoCal Gas