Dave's Residential Heating & Air Conditioning

Safety Tips

At Dave’s Heating & Air Conditioning, we want to keep our customers properly information and educated. Below you can read a variety of safety tips to keep you and your family safe in your home. For more information, contact us or call us at 571-346-3940.

General Safety Rules When Dealing With Natural Gas
  • Follow directions from the manufacturer for using and taking care of gas appliances. Seek professional help when necessary.
  • Keep combustibles such as papers, fluids, paints, curtains and rags away appliances.
  • Keep gas ranges clean, make sure burner bowls are free of used matches, grease, paper, etc.
  • Having a fire extinguisher near gas appliances at all times is absolutely mandatory. Use a CO2 or dry-chemical extinguisher for the kitchen.
  • Teach children never to light or play with the controls of any gas appliances.
  • Keep the pilot lights of your gas range lit. If you put them out to save energy, a dangerous gas build-up can occur if someone accidentally turns on the range.
  • Look for a certification seal when purchasing a new gas appliance. This ensures that the equipment design meets strict safety standards.
  • Never use your gas range to heat your home or apartment. This practice creates a serious fire hazard and puts you and your family at risk from dangerous carbon monoxide fumes.
If You Smell Natural Gas
  • Open windows or doors and leave the facility.
  • Do not look for the source of the smell with any open flame (even using a flashlight could be dangerous).
  • If the smell is very strong, or you hear a blowing or hissing noise, leave immediately.
  • Do not use anything that could generate a spark
  • Do not use the telephone
  • Do not turn light switches or equipment using electricity on or off.
  • Do not turn vehicle ignitions on or off.
  • Go to a neighboring phone and call the fire department or 911.
Remember These Tips When Taking a Trip

Whether you’re headed for a tropical getaway or to a cooler climate, here are three tips to make your return more pleasant.

  • Before leaving, set your water heater to pilot and turn off the air conditioner to save energy and money.
  • Be sure your gas light is burning and put an indoor light on a timer to give your home a lived-in look.
  • Make your vacation last all summer by creating your own backyard paradise with a gas grill, lights, spa or patio heater. Keep your home cool by moving cooking outdoors, and forget the mess of charcoal or refilling propane tanks.

Contact Info

201 Davis Dr Suite GG
Sterling, VA 20164

Phone: 571-346-3940

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