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How to Detect a Gas Leak & Get a Gas Line 修复

  • Signs of a gas leak: The only sign of a gas leak is the odor. The gas is invisible and odorless until the odor is injected prior to distribution; otherwise, there would be no way to detect a gas leak.
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  • Who to call for a gas leak? The gas provider will not repair the gas system in your house. A licensed 帕朗柏er is responsible for the gas system downstream of the gas meter.  The gas provider will turn off the gas until it is repaired by a professional 帕朗柏er. The gas provider will repair leaks on the service to the meter and the gas system in the utility easements/streets/alleys etc.
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  • How deep are gas lines buried? Normally, gas lines are buried 12-18” deep on private property. Larger diameter gas mains in utility easements are usually much deeper.
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