House Emergency Preparation

Starting into the DIY world can be a bit intimidating, but there are few precautions that will ease the intimidation of a project. Home improvements aside, it is a must to understand how to handle a serious problem that may arise in your house during a project or natural disaster.

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Natural Gas

How to shut off the gas supply in your homeDid you know that natural gas is odorless? This may seem confusing because you can smell the gas when turn on the stove. The power companies have added this unpleasant smell to natural gas to help alert homeowners of a leak. It’s a rather smart safety feature.

If you do smell gas, open up the windows and shut off the main supply valve. Do not activate any electrical equipment, including your phone. Leave the house and call the power company from your cell phone or a neighbor’s phone.

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Natural Gas

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Tyler Golberg

Tyler is the founder of Home Maintenance Tracker and a writer for HomeSpot HQ, an easy to use tool for managing maintence and projects for every house.