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Atlanta Gas Leak Repair & Detection

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Gas leaks are pretty scary. You don’t see them, and they can persist for months before you notice the strange sulfurous smell. If you suspect a gas leak in the Atlanta area, it is important to take immediate action to avoid the risk of fire or explosion.

Fix and Flow will send plumbers to your location to detect and repair the gas leak. We also provide further instructions on what to do while working on the repair. It is important to follow those instructions to ensure the safety of yourself and others.

Most people think of calling their gas company first, but they will refer you to a plumber. There are only certain plumbers qualified to do this work. Fix and Flow provides licensed plumbers in Atlanta. 


Common Gas Line Problems

  • Rust or Corrosion on Pipes: Corrosion weakens the structural integrity of the pipes, causing them to fail. It is important to maintain and protect pipes to prevent corrosion from occurring.
  • Failed Sealants or Joints: Failed sealants or joints in pipes will lead to leaks, which cause damage to the surrounding area.


  1. Debris or other obstruction blocks the gas line and prevents gas from flowing.
  2. Gas lines that are installed incorrectly can cause problems such as leaks.
  3. Gas lines that are old or made of outdated materials may be prone to problems and need to be replaced.

Our Atlanta gas leak repair team has the equipment and the experience to assess the problem. These problems may include unusual noises and leaks. We will make sure your furnace, water heater, and stove are functioning at normal capacity. Gas leaks are dangerous and should be repaired. Contact Fix and Flow plumbing company today.

Frequently Asked Gas Service & Leak Questions

Natural gas is colorless and odorless. Gas companies add a chemical to your gas that gives it a sulfuric “rotten egg” smell to help alert you to a leak.

If you suspect that you have a gas leak, you should call your local gas company or 911. In Atlanta, you will call Atlanta Gas Light: (877) 427-4321

In emergencies, calling 911 or your gas company will be the fastest way to address concerns about a dangerous gas leak. Your gas company or the fire department will respond and turn off your gas at the meter after they turn off your service. You will then be advised to call a certified plumber.

​In non-emergencies, call your gas company with your concern. It may result in them dispatching a tech to your home, or they may advise you over the phone to contact a plumber. If they do come to your home, the technician will make some assessment of your concern. If they determine a considerable liability, they will turn off your service at the meter and advise you to call a plumber.

​Plumbers are trained and certified to assemble all types of piping. As part of their certification, licensed plumbers must understand the general regulations. It is related to the international fuel gas code and is tested on this knowledge. They are generally the most qualified professionals to handle gas leak repairs.

As gas pipes age, the sealants in the joints and valves can deteriorate and start leaking. Techniques and standards for gas pipe installation have changed over the years. Many types of existing gas piping are no longer meeting these new standards. New gas piping is safer and more reliable than gas piping that was historically used in homes.

Yes, you can have a new gas service installed in your home. If your home has never been connected to a gas line or has had gas service in the past, a certified plumber can help establish this service for you.

There are several steps involved:

  • First, call Atlanta Gas Light and request a new service, or apply online. Within a few days, you will receive confirmation of your request.
  • Call your plumber, who will pull a permit and install your gas piping. Or They will also inspect and bring up to code any existing gas lines.
  • It is common for cities to require inspections of plumbing installations.
  • Once you pass the inspection, you must choose your local gas marketer to buy your gas. This will establish an account with them.
  • They will schedule an appointment with you for your gas meter to be installed.
  • After the meter is installed, your plumber will return to connect your new appliances.

You can expect the entire process to take about four weeks.