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Reliable Gas Leak Detection Services in Northern Virginia

A gas leak is both dangerous and costly, putting your family at risk every second you are in your home. If you believe there is a gas leak in your home, stop what you are doing and contact Cardinal Plumbing, Heating & Air right away. We offer professional gas leak detection in Northern Virginia. Our OSHA-certified specialists can find and fix gas line leaks to keep your family safe and cut down on costs.
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We utilize advanced technology combined with extensive experience to identify the source of gas leaks and find solutions you can depend on long after we complete the job. Our repair and replacement service adhere to the highest industry standards and local building codes. We fully restore your gas line system, whether you need a quick repair or full repiping.
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What Should I Do if I Detect a Gas Leak in My Home?

If you detect a gas leak in your home, immediately take the following steps:

  • square boxOpen windows and doors to ventilate the area.
  • square boxDo not turn any electrical switches, including lights, on or off.
  • square boxDo not use lighters, matches, or any type of open flame.
  • square boxEvacuate the building immediately.

From a safe location, call Cardinal Plumbing, Heating & Air. We arrive promptly at your location and work quickly to find the problem and contain the leak. Never try to fix a gas leak on your own. Although DIY jobs are possible, you relieve the gas company homeowner’s insurance company of any liability if something goes wrong. Only a certified professional can offer sustainable gas leak protection.

What are the Signs of a Gas Leak?

Common signs of a gas line leak include

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  • square boxHissing or blowing sound near the gas line
  • square boxDead or dying plants near the gas line
  • square boxIncreased gas bill
  • square boxPhysical symptoms such as headaches, nausea, and dizziness
  • square boxBubbles in standing water near gas line
  • square boxDust blowing or blowing soil near gas line
  • square boxFlame height changes or yellow/orange flame.

Get a Gas Leak Detector Installed in Your Home

A gas leak detector is a device that detects the presence of gas in a specified area and alerts the user of a potential gas leak. It can be electronic or chemical and is often used to detect natural gas, propane, carbon monoxide, and other flammable gasses in residential and commercial buildings.

Some detectors use sensors to detect gas concentrations and sound an alarm, while others use chemical means to indicate the presence of gas. Cardinal technicians can install a gas leak detector anywhere in your home. We install top-rated products from reputable gas leak detection companies.

Gas Line Leak Detection Process

We utilized advanced technology and proven methods to identify the source of the gas leak.

  • square boxSniffer tests: We use handheld electronic devices that detect and measure gas concentrations in the air.
  • square boxLeak detection solution: Our technicians apply a non-toxic solution to pipes and joints to help locate leaks. The solution changes color when it comes into contact with gas.
  • square boxUltrasonic detectors: Cardinal professionals use high-frequency sound waves to detect gas leaks in pipelines.
  • square boxInfrared cameras: Technicians use thermal imaging cameras to detect temperature changes that may indicate a gas leak.
  • square boxPressure tests: We measure changes in pressure in the gas lines to detect leaks.
We use one or more tests to find the leak with 100% accuracy to remove your family from danger.

Schedule Gas Leak Detection Services in Northern Virginia

Don’t put your family’s lives in danger. Act now if you suspect a gas line leak by contacting Cardinal Plumbing, Heating & Air. We offer complete gas leak detection in Northern Virginia. Fill out our online contact form or call to schedule emergency service.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gas Leak Detection

How often should I have my gas lines inspected for leaks?

Having gas lines inspected once a year or whenever you suspect a gas leak is recommended.

Can I detect gas leaks myself?

While there are DIY kits available for gas leak detection, it’s recommended to have a professional perform the inspection as they have the proper equipment and expertise.

Can a gas leak be repaired?

Yes, a gas leak can be repaired by a licensed professional. The repair process may involve replacing a damaged pipe or tightening loose connections.