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Gas Leak

Do you have a gas leak? Need a gas leak plumber? Call 1300 133 509 now.

Jim’s Plumbing are here to help. We’ve got all the experience and know-how to fix any gas leak issues you may have. It goes without saying that gas leaks are a very serious and potentially dangerous problem to have. So it’s always best to immediately get professional help from Jim’s Plumbing. Our qualified gas plumbers can assess the situation, and undertake any repairs that need to be done. Gas leaks can occur if your gas appliances were not installed properly by a certified plumber, or if you appliance is older and has not been regularly serviced. Jim’s Plumbing uses advanced gas leak detector technology that can find the gas leak in no time.

Emergency Gas Leak

Gas leaks are always going to be an emergency, so you’ll need a professional to your door very fast. That’s why Jim’s Plumbing offers service within an hour* so that you’re not kept waiting while gas is leaking into your living space. We operate 24/7 as well, so even if you wake up late or in the middle of the night as smell gas, we’ll be there for you. There are a few different signs to look out for when you suspect a gas leak.

  • The smell of rotten eggs or sulphur
  • Pilot light on gas appliance has an orange or yellow glow
  • You or anyone in your house feeling sick, nauseous or dizzy
  • Unexplainably high gas bill

If any of these signs become apparent to you, call Jim’s Plumbing straight away, no matter the time, no matter the day.

Gas Leak Repair

Once one of our qualified gas plumbers detects the leak and where it is coming from, we can then repair the cause promptly. With a van fully stocked with all the right tools and equipment for any job, a gas leak is simple for us.

You’ll be relieved to know that you can also defer all the payments without handy $0 deposit, interest free payment plans**. You can choose between weekly or fortnightly instalments, which make your life a breeze, rather than paying one big lump sum up front. You can be approved for one of these plans within minutes, all you have to do is ask.

Contact us today for more information or to book a gas plumber for any gas leak concerns.

Risks of Gas Leaks

There’s nothing more potentially dangerous than a gas leak.

Risks like ignition, explosion or carbon monoxide poisoning mean that any suspected or known leak needs to be taken very seriously, and fixed promptly by an expert gasfitter from Jim’s Plumbing.

It could be coming from anywhere (broken pipe, burst connection, faulty appliance), but every gas plumber at Jim’s Plumbing has the experience and the tools to locate and fix any small or large gas leak, no matter what’s causing it.

Gas Fitting

Emergency Gas Leak Repairs 24/7*

In an emergency situation we are often able to replace gas pipework the same day – and we’re available 24 hours, 7 days a week!

With the right solution to any gas fitting issue you can throw at us, we at Jim’s Plumbing are your one stop shop for anything to do with gas. Further, we’re available to take a callout 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. That’s right, every day of the year, as well as Easter, Christmas day and every other public holiday! If you have an emergency, like a broken down gas hot water heater or a gas leak, we’re able to put a fully qualified gasfitter on your doorstep within an hour of calling or using our online booking form. So don’t hesitate!

So, how do you know if there’s a gas leak?

Gas Leaks Detection

If you can smell gas, or if your last gas bill was more expensive than it should have been, you could have a gas leak. While these are pretty good indicators, we’ll need to be absolutely certain, so your attending Jim’s Plumbing gasfitter will use a device called a manometer; by measuring the pressure throughout your gas network, the manometer detects a gas leak by taking note of any discrepancies between one section of the gas network and other.

If there is definitely a leak, your attending gas fitting expert from Jim’s Plumbing will then need to identify the precise location and cause of it. We’ll do this by separating every section or piping, connection and appliance, one at a time, using the manometer again to check every individual piece. After that, it’s just a matter of finding the specific broken connection or faulty fitting. Your attending gasfitter will retest once he’s completed all work, too, so both you and him will know the gas leak has been totally taken care of.

Gas Appliance Installation

Whether your gas appliance is run by LPG or Natural gas we are able to install and commission any gas installations. This includes:

Hot Water Heaters


Hot Plates or Cooktops



So, how will you fix to my leaking pipes and appliances?

That depends on what the specific leaking fixture or fitting is and why it’s leaking. A gas leak in the gas pipe work can be due to a burst gas pipe, which means that just that segment will need to be repaired or replaced, or a faulty gas connection, which again means that just that piece will need to be fixed or changed. If the damage or faults are serious enough, it may be a better idea to redo your entire gas network, which your attending Jim’s Plumbing gasfitter can give you a quote for. Our gas fitting experts can work with a range of gas piping materials, depending on whether your lines are galvanised, PEX or copper, and we can install an entirely new system in any one you want.

In order to prevent a gas leak from a gas appliance, we’ll either need to repair or replace the offending unit. With our experience, equipment and stock of spare parts, a Jim’s Plumbing gas fitting professional will able to repair any gas appliance that may be leaking, no matter what type, brand or model it may might. However, if the problem is serious enough, it may be more cost effective to simply buy a new gas appliance, then organise for one of our expert gasfitters to come back and install and commission it for you.

* Not all services available in all states. Conditions apply.