Most kitchens are a snappy or active area. Whether your home posseses an open concept style in the kitchen or normal galley style surrounded by walls, a number of the appliances in or around them have gas hook ups.
More and more, once i want to do some type of upgrade or remodel with a kitchen, I'm noticing that stoves or dryers, etc. do not have gas disconnect valves at the immediate appliance. This is simply not a challenging task to treat but, you'll find precautions that must be considered before attempting any installing of a gas disconnect valve at the appliances gas supply line.
Know the scale and amount of any modification towards the supply line(s)
Since these lines avoid getting viewed often... check to ensure these are in good shape. Replace if necessary.
Know how and where to shut off of the gas on the home. This really is good to know for emergency purposes.
Tip: I keep a well used crescent wrench hanging on the gas meter in case I have to power down gas towards the home.
Not only that, when there is any scent of gas main, confirm if a pilot light is otherwise engaged. The gas company will assist you with this and that is fun must questions.
One of the properties we own, is definitely an older property and also the gas meter is incorporated in the ground out by the street curb. Recently there was an issue together with the meter as well as the gas company arrived and told us how the meter will have to be replaced. We don't be forced to pay to the new meter but, we have to accommodate the requirements to perform the move.
At this stage we mentioned moving the meter better your home and place it above ground like normal meters. The gas company declared easy it really is if we were to trench the present align and get a new gas line under the house to stub out at a specific location along a wall.
Today we have lots of work in front of us but, It will benefit your home over time.
At any time you have problems that involve gas appliances of any kind, like;
Definitely give the gas company a call and they'll allow you to and answer any questions you might have.