When the decision is made to equip the home with natural gas for fuel, there will need to be piping installed, especially if the main source of power previously was electricity. The task may not be the best if this is a first-time do-it-yourself project, but it is certainly impossible. If you want to try to take it on instead of calling in the professionals, here are some tips on how to make sure the pipe installation goes according to plan.
- Most residential projects require pipe that is 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inch in diameter. It is usually black in color to differentiate it from other pipes that may be in the house. Be sure to purchase a pipe that is about 6 to 12 inches longer than you actually need to account for any pipe overlap you may encounter.
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