If your cooking Gas has any of these 4 problems, fix it before your house explodes
Public Safety - • By Oluwatobiloba Emmanuel
4 common problems of cooking gas and how to fix them; number 1 is very important
In most houses the use of liquefied gas is used for cooking. This comprises of the gas cylinder, hoses and burners. This makes cooking faster and economically friendly. Though there are some problems which using these cooking gas equipment may cause and they can dangerous to homes where lives and properties are at risk. Below are some of the problems you should fix quickly to prevent your house from exploding due to gas leaks.
- Leaks from gas cylinders and hoses should be checked regularly to prevent excessive escape of gas through the punctured holes. It’s also vital to note that keeping the tubes away from sunlight and heavyweight material can help keep it safe from leaks.
Your burners and stoves should be check regularly even after cooking to ensure they are turned off properly to prevent explosion when a spark of light enters the kitchen.
When using gas during your cooking time, ensure the doors and windows are open so excess gas can find their way out so, ventilation becomes paramount. The thin rubber which is housed where the hose is being inserted should also be change every 3 weeks to prevent leak and excessive pressure which may cause explosion.
Always endeavour to change old cylinder which have stayed up to 3 years to prevent fatal explosion due to weakness of the cylinder. This can simply be done by taking the old cylinder to gas companies and asking for replacement with little addition of money.
Don’t just read and close immediately, some families have lost their loved ones due to the explosion of gas that came as a result of ignorance of these fixing tips. As you’ve gained the knowledge, do others a favour by sharing this article by simply clicking the SHARE button below this article to get it across your WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to friends and family members. So they can be safe and live hopefully. Our lives matter most.