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WARNING! If you need work done on an appliance with a gas fitting, DO NOT fix it yourself unless you know what you’re doing. Call a journeyman from our members list and get the job done right
Any household appliance with a gas fitting, like a water heater, a gas fireplace, or radiant heat for example, are appliances that require a professional to install the unit. If you try to install it yourself to save a few bucks it could cost you your life! Gas fittings are not to be toyed with because of the potential danger.
If you live in the Metro Vancouver area, call one of the plumbers listed on our site. Click hereto find a local plumber Hire someone competent and reliable to resolve a volatile situation where natural gas is involved.
Natural gas has a very distinct rotten egg smell which will definitely cause a stir the moment it becomes a problem. When that happens, shut off the main valve to your house and call the local gas company.
If you don’t know how to shut off the valve, get the he**l out of the house and call 911. The last thing you want is to see your house go up in flames or blown apart with the explosion if leaking gas ignites. An appliance with a gas fitting needs professional attention, and trying to save a few dollars by fixing it yourself could be a fatal mistake.
Gas fittings should be inspected every time they are worked on according to Paul Bach. Paul has been in the business for well over a decade and makes a point of ensuring all gas fittings or installations they work on pass government inspections.
Don’t make the mistake of taking a shortcut when it comes to natural gas. If the professionals feel it’s important enough to call the inspector then you should take the situation seriously.