Nowadays gas is the most commonly used source of energy. Many house owners pick it for heating the house and water, because of many reasons. First of all, it is much cheaper than electricity or coal. In addition, it does not pollute the environment and give more heat in lover price. Want to install the gas system in your building? Here some smart tips for you.
Natural gas or propane: what to choose?
In the stage of gas system installation, you will face the choice: to set the propane reservoir or connect to the city gas line with natural gas in it. Usually, the city charges additional fees for connecting to its the gas system, meanwhile if you install propane tank you pay only for mounting and reconversion of the gas. But even considering that installation of the natural gas system is more expensive because requires longer pipes to convert it – city gas is cheaper than propane and saves you a lot of money in future.
Further equipment of your current gas system
If you are not built the gas, system from the ground up – it will cost much less for you. However, it depends on where your current gas pipes are situated and how difficult to get and connect the new item to them. If another item can’t be added to your gas system due to its capability, professional (and licensed! Which is the most important) plumber will advise you to rebuild the gas system. Listen carefully of his advises, as incorrect including of additional item in dinosaur system can be extremely dangerous
The setting of a brand new gas system
In case if you have not used the gas before you just built a house, you need to set a new gas system from zero. Make a choice: natural gas or propane and action accordingly. If you will use propane – buy a tank and proper pipes, install it and fill with the gas. If you choose the natural gas – find a provider of gas services in your city, sign a contract and receive the necessary pipe from a supplier.
Be sure the equipment installed correctly
As the installation of gas (no matter natural or propane) is an extremely dangerous process, do not try to do it by yourself. Call the plumbing company that has a license for maintenance of such works. Excellent Plumbing is a licensed company, which has a wide experience in installation and updating of gas lines. Our office is based in Buffalo Grove, but we are working in any city in Illinois. Book an appointment at 847-868-1800 and get qualified assistance right now!