Frequently Asked Questions about Emergency Gas Leak

A gas leak is always an emergency situation. If you suspect there is leaking gas in your home, contact a licensed gas fitter immediately and remove yourself from the environment.

First and foremost, you will likely smell it. The gas in your home has a very strong scent that smells like sulphur or rotten eggs.

Other indications of a gas leak include:

  • High pitched whistling from your gas line or appliance
  • Significantly higher gas bills than usual
  • Feeling dizzy or nauseous
  • Gas pilot light keeps going out
  • Dead houseplants

Direct exposure to leaking gas can severely impact your health and lead to:

  • Headaches
  • Impaired vision
  • Loss of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Unconsciousness