Homes that rely on gas, need always to be aware that anything can go wrong with your piping, so it is always ideal to be vigilant. One of the common issues with gas piping is gas pipe leak. A leak can happen to any house, so it is important that you pay attention to some of the common signs to help you know what is going on. One of the most noticeable and sign of a gas leak is the smell of rotten eggs. Natural gas is usually odorless, but the gas company usually add a chemical to it to give it a distinctive smell, which alerts the homeowner, and one should immediately leave home.
Another common sing that you have a gas leak is a hissing sound. This is usually caused when gas is escaping from the line. If there is a tiny puncture in the gas line, one will hear a hissing sound, which is another sign that you should immediately leave the house. If the gas is leaking in area you cannot see or hear, such as underground, one might start seeing dying or dead vegetation on the affected area.