2020 is officially here! The new year brings new responsibilities and tasks, including maintaining your home and commercial properties. If you’re planning a gas pipe installation, it’s important to consider a variety of factors before you begin. Gas lines run under and through your home, and homeowners should be extremely cautious whenever they must alter or update their gas appliances. Whether you’re moving into an older home or remodeling your current house, gas pipe installation could be essential. Discover three critical factors to consider when planning a gas pipe installation!
Trust the Professionals
Handling gas appliances or systems that use gas can be incredibly dangerous, and homeowners should not tackle the task alone. It’s vital to hire a licensed and skilled professional to complete the task safely and up to code. Not only does a licensed professional have the tools and knowledge to complete the job, but they may also be legally certified. If you do not hire a licensed professional, you run the risk of gas leaks, potential fire hazards, and other dangerous outcomes. Do not run the risk of damaging your home or your family’s comfort. Call a professional!
Check the Pipes
Gas pipes are susceptible to corrosion and other problems as the years persist. A licensed professional will check the pipes when they arrive at the site, but homeowners can also assess their gas pipes. Use a flashlight to check the pipes for visible issues, and bring the problem to the licensed professional’s attention when he or she arrives. If you live in an older home, ensure that you check your pipes for visible damage yearly.
Time for New Appliances
Now that we’re entering a new year, it’s time to add new appliances to your beautiful home! Homeowners that use natural gas for their oven or stove can try hooking their appliances to their home’s heater system. There are a variety of excellent and efficient gas appliances out there, from gas-powered laundry machines to gas furnaces. If you have questions about gas appliances, the professionals at Metcalf Plumping can help!
If you’re ready to install new gas piping to new appliances within your existing system in 2020, Metcalf Plumbing can help! We service a variety of gas appliances, such as water heaters, dryers, furnaces, stoves, generators, pool heaters, and more!
Experience the Metcalf Plumbing Difference
Metcalf Plumbing is a customer-focused plumbing contractor serving residential and commercial clients throughout the Catonsville, Ellicott City and surrounding areas. From water heater installation, sump pump installation and repair to water and sewer line replacement, Metcalf Plumbing is a trusted resource to call on when you need help with your plumbing services. We are not commission-based and we provide honest, upfront costs with a thorough inspection of your system and suggested next steps. Our trained and courteous technicians are standing by to provide quality comfort at competitive prices. You can call us at 410-242-311 and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!