Natural Gas Safety Tips for Your Home
Learn how to detect a natural gas leak in your home and what to do when one occurs.
Natural gas is the world’s cleanest fossil fuel, producing only carbon dioxide, water vapor and small amounts of nitrogen oxide when burned. Natural gas is also used to power a wide range of consumer products, including furnaces, fireplaces, clothes dryers, and stoves. In fact, it’s likely that at least one of your appliances runs on natural gas.
Like almost all sources of energy, natural gas can be dangerous if improperly handled. By following a few simple safety tips (and knowing what to do if you have a gas leak or have been exposed to one), you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe.