Expect to pay around $500 but it can be expensive, sometimes pushing $1,400, depending on the length of the line and complexity of the job, such as tight spaces or sharp angles.
Natural gas plumbing can be downright dangerous. You should rely on the pros to handle these projects. Here are hiring tips to follow as you select the right people to fix your LP or LNG connections.
In most states, gas plumbers have to be licensed to practice their trade. Before you get an estimate, ask a prospective plumber if they're properly licensed, and ask for a copy of their licensing paperwork. While you're at it, ask for their insurance paperwork as well; if a pipe bursts while your plumber is working, you don't want to have to pay for the damages. If a gas plumber is truly qualified, they'll have a master plumbing license, which indicates that they're the most experienced professionals in their industry.
As you're selecting the right gas plumbers for the job, verbal estimates simply won't do. Whether you have an estimate written out by hand, faxed, or emailed, you'll need that paper trail later as you compare bids from various companies and reference your estimate against your contract.
A good gas plumber will be proud of his or her record, and they will be happy to provide you with the contact information of two or three customer references. Also, don't forget to check out the company's reviews to better understand their local reputation.
Most natural gas pipes are copper - it's easy to transport (weight) and resists corrosion. Plastic pipes and tubes (bright colors such yellow) are used for stoves and ovens, along with tight angles.
Natural Gas grill lines cost between $100 and $600.
It's mostly methane pulled from underground using a variety of methods. It's typically found with other fossil fuels such as petroleum and coal.