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A Comprehensive Guide to Gas Lines

You thought you were insane, but no, you did hear hissing noise coming from the wall. Could there be a gas leakage?

Utilizing gas can assist in saving you loads of money; however, you need to act quick if you believe a leak in your gas line.

Should you install a gas line to avoid these costs? Could you DIY the repair service as well to save a few hundred or thousand dollars?

We searched the most effective resources to come up with a fast guide to installing a new gas line for your Long Island house. Continue reading to discover everything you need to know prior to choosing whether to hire a professional or attempting to complete the job, by yourself.

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DIY Gas Line?

The short response is, yes, you could DIY a gas line repair service or installment, yet you should not do it unless you have experience with this type of repair.Installing a gas line is extremely dangerous as gas explosions are a serious risk and harm to the community

Doing any kind of work with a gas line presents many safety concerns.While there are building codes to utilize as guidelines; but incorrectly installing a gas line could lead to disaster.

If you don't have experience fixing gas lines on your own, search for a local Long Island company like 1-800-PLUMBER +AIR that has experience with gas lines. While it may cost you a bit more, it will ensure you are not in danger. Likewise, these companies follow all the applicable Long Island and/or county codes.

Where is the gas line?

The first step in locating your gas line is turning it off at the shut off valve. This will ensure there are no leaks. There are 2 valves on your gas line, so be sure to shut down the valve on the "residence side". Do not shut off the street-side (or main) valve unless you have someone from the public utility company.

If you follow the gas line to where it initially enters your residence, you need to locate the "house side" shutoff. Ensure you secure the shutoff valve before starting any type of service work.

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Tips for Gas Line Installation in Long Island

Again, repairing or installing a gas line in your home is a dangerous task. If you plan on tackling your gas line repairs yourself, these tips should help keep you safe:

  • Buy pipes in the correct size for your system
  • Use flexible pipes to connect to appliances
  • Be sure the pipes are airtight before turning the gas back on
  • Once you're done, test the line by turning on the gas and checking for leaks

Remember, if you feel nervous about attempting a gas line repair, or need emergency repair service, call 1-800-PLUMBER +AIR of Long Island.

H1: Your Home Is Your Sanctuary, but Sometimes It Needs Repairs

Home is where the heart lives, and you love your little slice of paradise! You should keep up on your maintenance routines to ensure all your systems work the right way.

Gas lines may hide behind your walls, but if you ignore them, you could have a big problem on your hands!

We hope you enjoyed reading this article and that you learned a few things about gas line installation. If you're looking for an experienced plumber for your piping needs, we have several locations across the country but more importantly, we are located in Long Island. Give us a call today!

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