We have a short term rental home, and we have a grill that's connected to natural gas. As a prevention of hazard, is there a way to open and close the gas valve remotely? We want to be able to close it if ever a guest mistakenly leaves it on or a cleaner forgets to turn it off for some reason.
How would you know that you're not turning it off in the middle of the guest cooking something?– MonkeyZeusJul 2, 2021 at 17:51
1Albeit this is an off-topic shopping question you should Google "Wifi gas valve" and might find amazon.com/Control-Controler-Compatible-Assistant-Automatic/dp/…. The main issue is that you cannot operate it in the event of a power failure.– MonkeyZeusJul 2, 2021 at 17:58
Yes, there are electronically controlled gas valves.
A better idea might be to install a "grill timer". It's like a kitchen timer that you twist to set the time, but instead of ringing a bell it stops the gas from flowing.
I have used a grill with such a timer in a condo common area. I think this is the solution - more foolproof than a remote shutoff system. Jul 2, 2021 at 18:58
Good suggestion. I looked for "grill timer" and got meat temperature type timers. The search term "gas timer shut off" was better.– P2000Jul 2, 2021 at 20:20