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Knowing your home is the first step to keeping it safe. Learn more about the safety risks in each area of your home – and how to reduce them.

Kitchen

Prep your kitchen for safety. Many people associate natural gas with the blue flame of their stove. A flame that's not blue could spell trouble. Follow these few simple tips to learn how to keep your kitchen safe.

Dine-in kitchen with green walls and table for two

Make sure your natural gas kitchen appliances are connected and working properly

Your kitchen appliances need care

Make sure your natural gas kitchen appliances are connected and working properly. Keep any flammable materials away.

Be alert for carbon monoxide

Be alert for carbon monoxide

Never use a stove or oven as a source of heat. Ovens should only be operated with the door closed.


Have qualified professionals install natural gas appliances to make sure they're properly connected.

Hire a qualified professional

Have qualified professionals install natural gas appliances to make sure they're properly connected. Never attempt this yourself!

Smell gas? Stop. Leave. Call.

Smell gas? Stop. Leave. Call.

If you suspect a gas leak or that a natural gas line has been damaged stop what you’re doing, leave the area immediately and call 911 and us.


Have a qualified professional inspect natural gas appliances for proper venting to avoid carbon monoxide exposure.

Check gas appliance venting

Have a qualified professional inspect natural gas appliances for proper venting to avoid carbon monoxide exposure. They can verify things are in good working condition.

If you need to repair or replace a natural gas appliance, hire a qualified professional

Repairing or replacing appliances

If you need to repair or replace a natural gas appliance, hire a qualified professional to make sure they're properly connected. Never attempt this yourself!

Have an emergency?

If you smell gas, think you have a gas leak, have carbon monoxide symptoms or have some other emergency situation, go outside and call 911 and then call us at 1-800-544-5606.