Jack Lehr Heating, Cooling & Electric has been specializing in residential and commercial HVAC and electrical services for more than 45 years. We are a local, family-owned business dedicated to providing exceptional service, the highest quality parts and equipment, and superior results.
At Jack Lehr Heating, Cooling & Electric, we know that HVAC and electrical emergencies can happen when you least expect it, including outside of standard business hours. That’s why we offer our customers round-the-clock emergency service to repair any major HVAC or electrical issue.
To a homeowner, the words furnace gas leak can create quite a few nasty emotions. Namely: panic.
The fear of noxious gasses, harmful liquids and deadly explosions that are often attributed to gas or oil is a very real one. One that is bolstered by horrific news stories, and social media shares. But, the experts at Jack Lehr prefer to avoid the scare tactics and clickbait. It doesn’t help either you, or us to make you afraid of gas!
Are gas leaks a real threat? Absolutely. Do they pose a risk of personal and property harm? Yes! However, the chances are low (very, very low. There were 20 documented cases of fatal leaks in 2011, if that tells you anything). Having said this, the threat of a leak is still quite real, and steps should be taken to ensure you prevent any possibility of leaks.
Seems obvious, but of course the number one way to prevent leaks is to take preventative measures. These include:
Prevention is all well and good, but a ‘just in case’ plan is always a great idea. To ensure safety, be sure to:
We take safety very seriously. Natural gas is an exceptional option for heating your home, and our experts trust it wholly. But, safety works best when respected. Take steps to protect your home, and your health by ensuring your furnace gets the maintenance and care it needs.
A furnace gas leak is potentially very serious, so let us ensure your furnace is in perfect shape! Contact our certified experts today to learn more about gas safety, or to set an appointment for your furnace maintenance today!