How Can I Detect a Gas Leak in My Home?

Q: How can I easily detect a gas leak at home?   Here are two ways to detect a gas leak in your home. 1. The easiest way to detect a gas leak is to use a mixture of water and soap. – Mix one cup water with one cup liquid dish soap. – Fill in a spray bottle with the mixture. – Thoroughly spray the leak solution into the gas pipes that you think might be leaking. Due to {Read More}

Boost Your Home’s Energy Efficiency: DIY Energy Audit Checklist

energy audit checklist

You do not have to be an energy audit professional to carry out a simple DIY home energy audit. With an attentive and planed assessment you can spot many problems that cause energy losses and make decisions about possible energy efficiency upgrades. During a home energy audit it is important to have a checklist of areas that were inspected as well as problems identified. Once the energy audit is completed, a plan for suggested actions needs to be developed. The {Read More}

UEI CD100A Gas Leak Detector

UEI CD100 leak detector is a very sensitive instrument that picks up the smallest amount of natural gas (50 ppm)  – those small enough leaks that that are not apparent to just the sniff test, but large enough to generate gas throughout the entire house. I’ve purchased my leak detector about two years ago when a fellow colleague recommended it. It is an affordable tool that impressed me with its quality and reliability. If you’ve never used a leak detector {Read More}