Propane is one of the safest sources of home energy around – but like any fuel, you have to know how to use it safely. When it comes to propane safety, the most important thing to remember is how to detect a leak and what to do if you have one.
If you have a gas leak, your house will smell like rotten eggs – this is an odorant added to propane so you can more easily detect the leak (since propane itself is odorless). Make sure everyone in the house can recognize the odor.
If you smell a gas leak:
Two other things to keep in mind: