Propane smells like rotten eggs, a skunk’s spray or a dead animal. Some people may have a less sensitive sense of smell so you should respond immediately to even a faint odor of gas or consider purchasing a propane gas detector as additional security.
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If you smell gas:
- Strike a match
- Use any open flame
- Turn light or other electrical switches “on” or “off”
- Operate appliances, telephones, cell phones – flames or sparks can trigger a fire or explosion
- Turn off the main supply valve under the lid of the propane tank
- Open windows and doors to allow gas to disperse
- Get everyone out of the house
- Call your LP gas dealer from a safe location
RUNNING OUT OF GAS:
Don’t run out of gas. Serious safety hazards, including fire or explosion, can result. If an appliance valve or gas line is left open, a leak could occur when the system is recharged with propane. If your propane tank runs out of gas, any pilot lights on your appliances will go out. This can be extremely dangerous. A leak check is required before turning the gas back on. Please call Parker’s to schedule a leak check.
LIGHTING PILOT LIGHTS:
If a pilot light repeatedly goes out or if it is very difficult to light, there may be a safety problem. Do not try to fix the problem yourself. It is strongly recommended that only a qualified service technician light any pilot light that has gone out. You are taking the risk of starting a fire or explosion if you light a pilot light yourself.