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Canada - Rerouting propane heater exhaust from under deck?

You could end up with Carbon Monoxide exhausting under your deck. It is colorless, odorless gas that is poison. That can happen when your propane heater is not working properly, or does not have ...
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Canada - Rerouting propane heater exhaust from under deck?

I will take a SWAG since you did not say I will assume they have fan driven exhaust. Calculate the length of the exhaust "tubing" including factors for bends. Upsizing it would not hurt. ...
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How to (safely) permanently turn off natural gas?

Shut off at the meter is the main thing. Cap off the pipe. There should be a service valve on the cooker supply pipe already in the shut-off position. There's no reason to worry about the small ...
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How to (safely) permanently turn off natural gas?

should I somehow evacuate whatever leftover gas is in the lines of the house? It's not terribly difficult, just open a few ends of pipe and consider it evacuated after about an hour. Make sure you ...
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How to (safely) permanently turn off natural gas?

I would not take the pipes out because of the demo cost and the fact that having them available may increase the value of the home for resale. Call the gas utility and have the service turned off and ...
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Is my gas supply likely to travel through the floor or ceiling? [UK]

Turns out it was running in the ceiling void between the ground and first floor. Builders took up the upstairs floor to access it. Apparently standard on properties of this type/age. The house was ...
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Ball valve not able to control flow?

I'd use a needle valve: With this you get good flow control. Ball valves are excellent for on/off control, but for fine flow control they're very inaccurate because most of the useful positions are ...
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Ball valve not able to control flow?

Actually, you can probably control flow better with a ball valve since the handle gives a visual indication of it's position: Fully closed, 1/4 open, 1/2 open, 3/4 open, fully open. (There are ...
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Gas run BTU limitation issues?

I looked around and found a page “flow calculations for high pressure natural gas”. There are many sites on line. It depends on how much math to the level of accuracy, many of the calculators are ...
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