Carbon monoxide testing should be undertaken at least every two years on any property containing a gas heater.

It is absolutely crucial that any home or business gets tested for carbon monoxide leaks. The fact is that a leak can be difficult to detect, as it does not emit a scent, and carbon dioxide testing can catch, fix and prevent any dangerous leaks. As a leading gas plumber in Melbourne, we understand just how important carbon monoxide testing is, as carbon dioxide poisoning occurs when an individual is knowingly or unknowingly inhaling large quantities of carbon dioxide. Inhalation can happen when the substance is leaked from a defective wall furnace, ducted heating system, or space heater; and wind up resulting in unwanted effects on the human body.

As fully licensed gas experts, our team provide thorough carbon monoxide testing and a range of other gas appliance services in Melbourne. If you need compliance testing, we are able to check your property to ensure it meets compliance standards and provide you with a full compliance report. For all emergencies, we are available 24/7.

Safety is Our Priority

Safety is one of the cornerstones of our business, and our team of fully qualified gas fitters will make sure that your home or business is free of any leaks, and completely safe for you, your family, or your tenants to live and work in.

When we undertake carbon monoxide testing on your property, we’ll provide you with:

  • A fully comprehensive report detailing all works undertaken
  • A carbon monoxide testing report
  • A gas safety certificate

Signs That You May Have a Carbon Monoxide Leak

  • Gas fires may be hard to light or are burning much slower than usual.
  • Gas flames are burning more of an orange or yellow colour, rather than blue.
  • You’re experiencing symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, fatigue, chest pains and shortness of breath for no apparent reason.
  • Your gas bills are higher than usual.
  • You can smell some kind of unusual gas smell.

How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

  • Ensure you get regular carbon monoxide testing done. We recommend it every two years at a bare minimum.
  • When you use your gas appliance, ensure that the room is adequately ventilated.
  • If you have chimneys and flues, get them cleaned by a professional.
  • Be aware of what colour the flame in your gas appliances is burning. If orange or yellow, contact us right away.
  If you suspect a carbon monoxide leak, call us today on 03 9498 0458. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We safely install and provide service on all of your gas appliances.

As fully licensed gas fitters, we provide high quality gas appliance installation services in Melbourne. Our expert workmanship extends to all appliances, whether they run on LPG or natural gas. All of our work is completely in compliance with current regulations and we ensure that manufacturer specifications are met, keeping your warranty intact.

Some of our gas appliance services in Melbourne include:

  • Gas heaters service in Melbourne, and installation
  • Gas hot water installation and service
  • Gas ovens installation and service
  • Gas barbeques installation and service
  • Gas stove installation and service
  • Gas hot plates or cooktops installation and service
If you’ve just purchased a new gas appliance, including any of those listed above; or you have an already installed gas appliance that needs to be looked at—you’re in the right place. For a number of reasons, including safety and compliance, our fully qualified gas fitting team are the right people to install and service your appliances. Due to the dangers of an incorrectly installed or serviced gas appliance, this work should not be attempted by anyone unqualified. Whether you need to install any model of gas oven or gas stove, or you need to repair your hot water unit or gas heater, give us a call today.

Getting a Gas Appliance Installed

If you’ve got a new gas appliance ready and waiting to be installed, our experienced team will have it up and running perfectly in no time. Our gas installation services in Melbourne are of the highest standard in both safety and workmanship. When you’re ready, call the team at Heritage Plumbing, and a fully qualified and friendly expert gas fitter will be over to install it as soon as possible. They’ll have it set up, attached to the gas mains, and commissioned in an instant. Full safety checks will be undertaken and you will be ready to enjoy your new appliance.

In the case that your new appliance is replacing a previous one, one of our licensed gas fitters will either install it in the same place as the old one, or somewhere of your choosing. If need be, our team can extend your gas piping and create a new gas outlet.

If you need a new gas appliance installed or require gas appliance services on an existing unit, call us today on 03 9498 0458. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

As fully qualified gas fitters, we can install new gas pipes, extend existing gas supply pipes, install extra gas points for gas appliances, and connect barbeques to natural gas lines.

What is Gas Fitting?

Gas fitting is the construction, installation, replacement, repair, alteration, maintenance, testing or commissioning of any pipe, appliance, flue, fitting, apparatus, control or other item that is involved with the supply or use of gas, and that is fitted downstream of the gas supply point.

As licensed gas fitters, we handle all gas fitting tasks, including:

  • Installing and servicing gas appliances
  • Installing and repairing gas flue pipes
  • Installing 45kg gas bottles, along with regulators, changeover valves, pigtails and gas lines
  • Installing bayonet connectors
  • Installing gas meters and valves
  • Gas pressure adjustment
  • Leak testing
  • Compliance certificates

Why Call The Experts?

When it comes to all things gas related, they must be handled by a fully licensed and qualified gas fitter. We provide 24 hour a day, 7 day a week, high quality gas fitting services in Melbourne to make sure that your needs are met in the best and safest way possible. Given that Victorian law states that all gas appliances, gas piping, gas meters and any related materials be fitted and installed by a licensed gas fitter; it is essential that you enlist help from the experts in doing so. When things get done incorrectly, they result in dangers such as gas leaks, fires, and even explosions. When gas fitting is done correctly and by a qualified professional, manufacturers specifications are met and warranty remains valid.

Where we come in

For close to a decade, our team of professional gas fitters at Heritage Plumbing have expertly completed thousands of gas fitting jobs. Through our many years of experience providing gas fitting services in Melbourne, we have installed countless gas pipes and points, fixed many gas problems and promptly resolved numerous emergencies.

If you require any gas fitting work to be done, look no further. Our team of friendly, expert plumbers and gas fitters are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Whether you have a small job or a gas emergency, call us now on 03 9498 0458.

As licensed gas fitters, we are fully equipped with the tools and experience to quickly detect and repair any gas leaks on your property.

We ensure that we always carry all the tools required to repair leaks, so that we can promptly resolve any issues within the property.

How Do I Know If I Have A Gas Leak?

Gas is an odourless natural resource. Fortunately, gas suppliers add a chemical into the substance so that it has a strong odour. This smell is distinct and added in, so it is more obvious when gas is leaking or left on accidentally. If you at any time get a hint of the scent of gas, it’s important to check that gas has not been left on.

Some other signs that you have a gas leak and need us to provide you with gas leak detection service in Melbourne, include:

  • Your pilot light is less blue and more orange or yellow
  • Gas appliances are making a hissing or whistling noise
  • Gas pilot light will not stay lit
  • If operating a gas hot water unit, your hot water is not running
  • Gas bills are higher than usual, despite regular use
  • Headaches, nausea, fatigue, breathlessness or confusion. Especially if these symptoms have only occured after running a gas appliance or entering your property
  If you have noticed any of the above indicators of a gas leak, immediately switch off your property’s main gas valve, contact us today for urgent gas leak repair. If you are feeling unsure whether or not you are experiencing symptoms of a gas leak, it is advised that you call us so that we can help you determine this. We offer our 24 hour gas leak detection service in Melbourne so that you can rest easy knowing that your safety is our priority, no matter what time of the day or day of the year.

How Do You Find and Fix a Gas Leak?

Using both our technology and expertise, we first determine whether there is a gas leak in your property by testing your network for drops in pressure. Next we begin to isolate every appliance and length of gas pipe, testing for the source of the inconsistency in pressure. Once located, we resolve the leak. In most cases, a simple repair will suffice, and in others, the gas piping may need to be replaced. Once repair work has been undertaken, your property will be retested to ensure that all gas leaks have been eliminated.

To get a gas leak promptly resolved, contact our friendly team of gas fitting experts today on 03 9498 0458. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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