Went to my mom and dad house yesterday and smelled gas. For about the last 6 or 7 months every now and then you can smell the natural gas. For the 3rd time I have gone over every fittings from outside, under the house and inside with soap water, cannot find this leak for nothing. The city crew for gas has been there twice and did the same trick and no success either. She has hot water, furnace, and stove on natural gas. Furnace stack pipe and hot water are at least 2ft (separate pipes) above roof line, down draft problem, I doubt it. Now why is the city crew using soap water to check for gas leak and not a hand held gas detector, is soap water still better than those devices? I have check all connection on stove and oven, this is a very elusive gas leak. Carbon monoxide detector does not sound off. Its winter time, so house is all closed up, so if main gas line outside is leaking it should not be getting into the house. I'm sure theres a few of you who have run into a chase with gas leaks, any helpful hints here.
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