Emergency Help Service for gas leaks
More often than not, gas leaks are very deadly. For one, they always pose a fire hazard. If inhaled, they can be extremely toxic to people and animals as well. It is recommended that all gas leaks are treated with the utmost attention.
At Wilco Plumbing Services, you benefit from emergency services for gas leaks. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We work anytime, all the time, even on holidays. So if you fear that you might have a gas leak, call us and we’ll put your worries to rest.
Other Plumbing Services: Sydney´s Plumber skilled and qualified team of plumbers offer 24/7 emergency services, blocked drain repairs, hot water installation, blocked toilet, pipe relining, leak detection, leaking tap repair and more.
Once your property is free from gas leaks, we can provide necessary measures that you can take to keep you and your family safe. We recommend that you take the following precautions while you wait for one of our trained professionals to arrive (and don’t worry, they will be there quickly!).
- Turn off all of your gas appliances and pilot lights
- If you know how, turn off your gas supply at the meter
- Open all your doors and windows in order to reduce the amount of gas that is being inhaled
All of our employees have received the best training in repairing gas leaks and are fully licensed to carry out their duty. They also undergo constant improvement programs that allow them to keep up to date with the latest industry safety standards.
Why Choose Us?
Our company prides itself on our long-time experience and all-around skills. We get all gas leaks in your home fixed straight away and we do not charge you more for emergency situations. Instead you will only pay the best price that you can get in Sydney.
As soon as we receive your call, we immediately send our expert in. Upon arrival at your location, he does a quick assessment before proceeding to the repair work. Well-educated and skilled, all our experts provide you with advice and information on your current problem.
After we fix your gas leaks, we will call you regularly just to make sure everything is in order and ask if you need anything else.
Call 02 9186 3782
How long will you have to wait for our expert to arrive?
Our team aims to attend to all emergency calls within one hour, and all controlled gas leaks within two hours. A controlled gas leak is where the person reporting it has confirmed that the gas control valve serving the premises has been turned off and the smell of gas has gone. An uncontrolled gas leak covers all others.
Sometimes, our professionals will be sent to fix a leak that has been reported outdoors. Around a quarter of these turn out not to be gas leaks at all. Around 80% of the gas escapes we attend are inside buildings. That means the escape is related to internal pipes, a boiler, gas fire or other gas appliance.
What if the gas leak is indoors?
Our professional engineers will always come straight to your location when called to a suspected gas leak and do the tests to confirm the gas leak and its location and severity.
So what do I do next?
Once we have made the property safe, our engineer will explain that any work on appliances (e.g. cookers, boilers or fires) has to be carried out by a Gas Safe registered engineer. We will give you additional information and address all your questions before leaving. Expect a call from us a few days later just to check if everything is working fine.
How to detect a gas leak and what to do?
Gas leaks refer to a leak of natural gas from a pipeline or other containment into a living area or any other area where the gas should not be present. Because natural gas may explode when exposed to open flame or sparks, this situation poses life-threatening risks to people located close to the actual leak. In addition to causing fire and explosion hazards, leaking flammable gases can kill vegetation, including large trees, and release powerful greenhouse gases to the atmosphere.
Pure natural gas is colourless and odourless, and is composed primarily of methane. Unpleasant scents are usually added to assist in identifying leaks. This odour may be perceived as rotting eggs, or a faintly unpleasant skunk smell. Persons detecting the odours must evacuate the area and abstain from using open flames or operating electrical equipment to reduce the risk of fire and explosion.
Spotting a dry patch of grass in your yard is one of the many clues pointing to a potential gas leak. That’s why you should rely on all of your senses and look for one of the following
- A damaged connection to a gas appliance
- Dirt or water being blown into the air
- Dead or dying plants and vegetation near pipeline
- A fire or explosion near a pipeline
- Exposed pipeline after an earthquake, fire, flood or other natural disaster