Affordable Gas Leak Detection and Leak Repair Service in Milford CT by Ricks Plumbing

First of all, if you suspect a gas leak, please follow this:

  1. Open doors and windows in your home to get some fresh air flow.
  2. Evacuate yourself and remove any other people or pets from the property.
  3. If it is safe to do so, turn off the gas at the mains tap, usually found near the meter.
  4. Call the gas company, 911, or utility company’s emergency number. (DO NOT make this call from inside the house, as this could potentially ignite the gas.)
  5. Wait outside at a safe distance from the home.

I would recommend Rick's plumbing ,because of them.

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Both Mike and Scott were very professional and instilled confidence . They each took time for explanations to me. Then each took the time to explain what was needed and what they were doing ,via phone, to my brother .They were very polite. I would recommend Rick's plumbing ,because of them.
Marie H.

Finding Hidden Gas Leaks: How can you detect a gas leak in your home?

A gas leak in your home can be extremely dangerous. Natural gas leaks are often left undetected, simply because many do not know the warning signs to look out for. To prevent a large-scale gas leak and explosion from happening in your home or business, you should learn how to detect a gas leak. This is easier said than done, however, as it can be dangerous to stay in a home after a gas leak is evident. One way to detect a gas leak is by checking your appliances. Gas stoves showing orange or red flames even after the stove has been lit can be a sign of a gas leak. A teaspoon of dish detergent mixed with one cup of water applied to wherever the leak is suspected can also show you where the gas leak is coming from. Simply look for bubbles forming! A gas leak detector can also be purchased that do the dirty work for you.

Expert Tips
- Rick Jurzyk
Gas leaks can be dangerous and should never be taken lightly. If you suspect a gas leak in your home, prioritize your safety and follow these steps. Firstly, evacuate everyone from the premises immediately. Avoid using any electrical devices or open flames, as they can ignite the gas. Next, contact your gas provider and inform them of the situation. Lastly, wait outside and do not re-enter until a professional gas leak detection and repair service, like ours in New Haven & Fairfield Counties, has thoroughly inspected and resolved the issue. Your safety is our top priority!
- Rick Jurzyk

Signs of a Natural Gas Leak

A hissing or whistling sound coming from your appliances and gas lines is a common sign of a gas leak, along with visible damage to a gas line connection. The smell of sulfur is another easy way to detect a gas leak in your home, and even a suddenly dying houseplant can let you know that a gas leak exists. If you suspect a gas leak in your home, take the steps listed above and then call Rick’s Plumbing to fix the problem area!

Why choose us

When you are in need of gas line leak detection and gas line repair, or if you are simply unsure whether or not a gas leak exists in your home, you can count on Rick’s Plumbing to help. Our team of talented technicians is available around the clock for plumbing emergencies large and small.

  • Licensed Each of our employees is fully licensed and overly qualified to fix virtually any plumbing problem.
  • Experienced We have decades of experience in providing quality plumbing services to our neighbors and customers in Connecticut.
  • Reputation Our reputation speaks for itself! Hundreds of satisfied customers have trusted Rick’s Plumbing to provide plumbing services in homes and businesses.
  • Affordable service Plumbing isn’t the most exciting thing to spend money on, which is why we provide quality service you can count on at prices you can afford.
  • Upfront pricing We pride ourselves on providing upfront pricing for every plumbing project we complete. That means no hidden costs and no surprises, with the peace of mind of a job done right every time.

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