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Knowing your home is the first step to keeping it safe. Learn more about the safety risks in each area of your home – and how to reduce them.
You see the outside of your home every day, but are you aware of the potential hazards? Follow these few simple natural gas safety tips for your garage, outside of your home, and backyard.
Smell gas? Stop. Leave. Call.
If you suspect a gas leak or that a natural gas line has been damaged stop what you’re doing, leave the area immediately and call 911 and us.
Call 811 before you dig
Big or small, call 811 before you dig, your local utilities will mark their lines so you can dig safely. It’s free to homeowners. It’s easy. It’s the law.
See a downed power line? Stay away.
Always consider downed wires as energized and dangerous.
- Stay at least 30 feet from the wire to stay safe
- Call 911
- Remember, electricity can travel through the ground, trees and other objects. Never move these objects or use another object to move a downed wire
Hire a qualified professional
Have qualified professionals install natural gas appliances to make sure they're properly connected. Never attempt this yourself!