Reasons you should install the LPG gas alarm
Reasons you should install the LPG gas alarm. Using natural gas is a safe and economical option for cooking and heating your water. Several billion people around the world use LPG at home. LPG is also used to commercial business, industry, transportation, farming, power generation, etc.
LPG (propane) smells because an odourant - Mercaptan ("rotten egg" smell) - is added to the gas to make it easier to detect a leak. But, if you can’t smell the odour added to LPG. This would create a dangerous condition that could lead to an explosion or fire.
Tip: If you really want to be safe, you can buy a home LPG gas alarm. The GK LPG gas alarm can either be used as a stand-alone device or it can be directly wired to a solenoid valve or control panel/alarm system.
If there is evidence of an LPG or natural gas leak at a building, gas odors, for example, you should:
Do not do anything that is likely to cause a gas explosion, such as lighting a match, operating an electrical switch, or even using a telephone in the building.
Exit the area or building immediately. Tell others to evacuate and leave doors open.
Contact the local gas company and/or fire department.
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