Most kitchens are a very busy or active area. Whether your home posseses an open concept style into the kitchen or the normal galley style encompassed by walls, many of the appliances around them have gas hook ups.
A growing number of, while i want to do some form of upgrade or remodel to some kitchen, I'm noticing that stoves or dryers, etc. do not have gas shut off valves at the immediate appliance. This is not an arduous task to treat but, you will find precautions that need to be considered before attempting any installing of a gas shut down valve at the appliances gas supply line.
Know the dimensions and period of any modification on the supply line(s)
Since creases aren't getting looked at very often... check to make sure they're in good condition. Replace if required.
Know where and how to seal off the gas towards the home. This really is best to know for emergency purposes.
Tip: I keep a vintage crescent wrench hanging on the gas meter in the event that I have to de-activate gas to the home.
And ultimately, if you have any scent of propane, check to see if the pilot light has gone out. The gas company will assist you using this and that is a good time must questions.
One of many properties we own, can be an older property and the gas meter influences ground by the street curb. Recently there was a concern with all the meter and the gas company arrived on the scene and told us that this meter should be replaced. Do not be forced to pay for that new meter but, we've got to accommodate the requirements to perform the move.
At this stage we mentioned moving the meter more detailed your house and put it above ground like normal meters. The gas company said that it can be done if we could trench the present line up and customize the gas line under the house to stub out with a specific location along a wall.
Now we have lots of work in front of us but, I think it may benefit the home ultimately.
At any time you've conditions that involve gas appliances of any type, like;
Hot water heaters
Definitely provide gas company an appointment and they can assist you to and answer any queries you may have.