GAS LEAK DETECTION AND PIPE RENEWAL – THE O’SHEA POINT OF DIFFERENCE

At O’Shea Plumbing, our experienced plumbers handle gas leak detection for all gas leaks using the latest gas leak detection equipment.

Gas leaks can be dangerous for your household or your employees. They can even be detrimental to your business as a whole. In order to solve this issue, our gas fitting professionals are accredited in conducting:

  • Replacements
  • Repairs
  • Alterations
  • Servicing
  • Testing

With our latest gas leak tracing technology, your gas leaks are a thing of the past.

 

What You Need to Know About Gas Leaks

Gas leaks are a health risk to anyone on your premises and can also be dangerous. The problem with gas leaks is that they can happen in any building at any time.

If you smell a gas leak, you must never ignore it. No matter whether in a public place or your own home. The stream of gas from the leak is highly flammable. This means that if there’s a flame or spark in the vicinity of the leak, it can cause a fire or explosion.

That’s why you need to call our Melbourne professionals as soon as possible. We’ll detect the leak and rectify it before it can become a danger to you, your family or your employees.

 

Causes of Gas Leaks

Gas leaks can occur for a variety of causes. Some of the causes include:

  • If a gas pipe is damaged
  • When an underground gas line is accidentally broken
  • Due to faulty, poorly fitted or badly maintained household appliances or piping system

Because gas leaks can occur for a variety of reasons, it’s vital to take the correct leak detection steps to ensure that your home or business is safe. Without the right tools or experience, this can be difficult. Sometimes it’s better to have appliances or gas lines serviced by a professional.

 

How Can You Detect A Gas Leak?

Being alert is important when it comes to gas leaks because it can save your life. You need to look out for any of the following signs so that you can take action immediately:

  • Smell of gas or rotten eggs
  • Unusually high gas bills
  • Cooktop won’t light
  • Heating isn’t working

What to Do If You Suspect A Gas Leak

If you smell gas, feel dizzy, your heating won’t work or you suspect a gas leak for any reason, you must call a professional plumber in Melbourne immediately. This way they can perform a water or gas leak detection.

Because gas leaks are highly flammable and pose a serious risk, it’s better to be safe than sorry. That’s why you need to follow these steps carefully to ensure the safety of everyone on the premises:

  • Contact a professional immediately to book for leak detection services
  • Turn off all gas appliances as well as the main gas supply valve to your home or building
  • Ventilate the area by opening all doors and windows
  • Don’t use any electrical appliances or overhead lights
  • Don’t ignite or spark open flames
  • Move yourself and any other residents out of the building to a safe place and wait for professionals to arrive

There are no better professional plumbers in Melbourne than the O’Shea team. With us, you’ll get a quick response so you can sort out your gas leak issue as soon as possible.

 

What Services Do We Provide?

At O’Shea, your safety is our priority. This means that all of our jobs are completed timeously and professionally. Not only do we have systems in place for pipe and leak detection, but we will pressure test the gas before & after the completion of gas installation work.

Our equipment is top quality. We use Metrotec and Rigid pipe and leak detection equipment to guarantee that no leaks go undetected. Furthermore, we have options for diamond holes saws for smooth clean holes through walls to keep the project neat and tidy. To ensure that pipes stay in place, we use stainless steel screws and strong coated metal clips for fixing pipes to walls.

On top of this, we handle a variety of legal and clean up services, including:

  • Organising Dial B4 U Dig
  • Handling road opening permits
  • Obtaining your Victorian Building Authority Certificate of Compliance
  • Completing Enerysafe Vic Gas Fitting Notices for larger projects
  • Arranging bins for removal of excavated soil and backfill with crushed rock under paved areas
  • Arranging for concreters to repair paving
  • Employing licensed electricians to check earthing systems

When it comes to O’Shea, all of our work either meets or exceeds AS/NZS 3500 and AS/NZS 5601 Standards. All of our gas installations are sized correctly so that all of your gas appliances operate correctly as per manufacturer specifications.

Why Choose O’Shea Plumbing for Gas and Water Leak Detection?

O’Shea Plumbing has been in business since 1978 and has been a member of The Master Plumbers and Mechanical Services Association of Australia for over 40 years,  so you can rest assured that we’re trusted professionals when it comes to gas and water leak detection. Our quick, reliable service means that you can solve your gas leak issues in no time. All you need to do is contact us on 03 9888 2887.

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