Gas Line Leak Detection, Repair and Replacement
The possibility of a gas leak can be a scary thought. If left gas leaks unchecked, the inhalation of toxic fumes could seriously endanger you, your family, and your pets and a gas leak could even cause a catastrophic explosion. It is extremely important to watch for signs of a potential gas leak.
If you suspect a gas leak at your home, rest assured that the technicians at Legacy Plumbing have decades of experience to locate and repair your gas leak.
How To Tell If There Is A Gas Leak
Smell rotten eggs? The first and most obvious sign you have a gas leak is a strong rotten egg smell. This could happen at connections to gas-powered appliances that have become damaged, at gas fireplaces, near gas water heaters or outside the home.
Hear hissing sounds? Hissing or whistling sounds from your gas line also point to a possible leak.
Notice dead vegetation in your yard? If you notice a patch of dead vegetation in your yard, it could be the result of a damaged gas line leaking onto the surface and affecting your vegetation. Other factors contributing to damaged gas lines include pipes becoming exposed after extreme weather, ground shifting, or normal wear and tear.
What To Do If You Have A Gas Leak
In the event of a gas leak, the most important thing to do is to leave the property immediately. Avoid turning on any electronic devices or anything that could create a spark. Do not start your car if it is near the house. Do not use a lighter or any open flame. Do not use any electronic devices hooked up to switches and outlets, such as lights or appliances.
If you suspect a gas leak, Legacy Plumbing can help you locate the leak and repair or replace your gas line. In addition, we recommend having your gas line inspected regularly to prevent any potential leaks. We are experienced in:
Gas Leak Testing – Legacy Plumbing can perform a whole system gas test by adding a pressure gauge to the line to determine if there is a leak in the system.
Gas Leak Detection – Legacy Plumbing uses a variety of methods to detect and locate a gas leak. Once the leak is located, our technician will go over options for the repair, always giving you the pricing up front and before we start any work.
Gas Leak Repair – Once located and approval from the customer has been established, the gas leak will be repaired by our qualified technicians. Most likely, a city permit will be required for gas repair work. Legacy Plumbing will take care of all the permitting requirements with the city so you don’t have to. In some cities, the entire gas system must pass a gas pressure test before the inspection will pass. In any case, Legacy Plumbing can perform the work necessary to get your gas turned back on as quickly as possible.
Installation of new Gas Lines – Whether you want to run gas to your new gas cooktop or out to the outdoor kitchen, Legacy Plumbing has the experience to make your dream a reality.
How To Fix A Gas Leak
You'll want to contact a professional plumber to inspect and repair the potential gas leak.
To schedule an appointment or receive a free estimate over the phone on the repair or replacement of your gas line, please contact us or call (972) 801-9798. We've also included some of our most common gas repair and gas replacement costs below.
|Gas Line Repairs||Residential|
|Locate gas leak/Diagnose gas system for the first 30 minutes.|
Additional time is $45 per 1/4 hour.
|Gas test, with gauge. Maximum of 3 openings. Does not include city permit and inspection fee or leak location/diagnose fee.||$270|
|City permit and inspection service (price depends on city).|
$145 - $225
|Replace gas stop and flex line at appliance. One year warranty.||$168|
|Repair gas leak above ground, meter end. One year warranty.||$339|
|Replace gas leak above ground, house end. One year warranty.||$403|
|Replace gas riser, meter end. One year warranty.||$992|
|Replace gas riser, house end. One year warranty.||$1,032|
Residential pricing only. Legacy Plumbing will not be responsible for repair or replacement of sheetrock, wood work, brick, framing etc. that are removed to gain access.
Does not include city permit and inspection (price varies city to city), excessive rocks or roots, any plumbing above the slab, any plumbing in concrete or slab construction, access through concrete.
Legacy Plumbing is not responsible for damage to grass, trees, shrubs, landscaping, etc. and shall be held blameless for any settling that may occur due to the excavation under slab construction to repair or replace damaged piping system.