12:29PM | 04/08/03
Member Since: 04/07/03
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I just moved to a new house and it has a gas hookup. I have never dealt with gas before so this is new. I need help just hooking up the hose from the gas line to the dryer. i dont know where to put the gas teflon tape and where not to. it looks fairly simple and i can do most anything so i am sure i can do this. my landlord will not help and the gas company wants $60 for 20 minutes. please help. i have searched the internet for how to books but no luck. Thanks


02:44PM | 04/08/03
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
You can read a page about installing a gas line at the following link but I really suggest you have a professional do it. $60 is not that much to have to pay for piece of mind. JMO. I'm surprised the owner isn't insisting upon it.

LINK > Installing a gas connector

Dan O.
The Appliance Information Site



02:34PM | 04/14/03
Member Since: 01/14/03
264 lifetime posts
$60 is not all that much considering what might happen if you make a mistake and the line leaks. At the least, state plumbing codes usually dictate that gas plumbing must be done by a professional, and home owners insurance usually views things in the same light. Meaning that an unfortunate accident due to a homeowner trying to do something like this might lead to insurance being voided. Check with your local authorities...and the fellow you pay rent to.

[This message has been edited by treebeard (edited April 14, 2003).]

plumber Tom

06:55PM | 05/11/03
Member Since: 05/10/03
801 lifetime posts
I strongly agree with danO and treebeard. Hire a registered plumber to install your gas appliances. You can easily misjudge a flared fitting from a NPT. And if you should attempt to connect the FLEX line to a NPT without a flared fitting, the repurcussions could be serious. Never attempt to do work your not experienced in, especially GAS AND ELECTRIC.


08:36PM | 01/20/15
Wow. How amazingly unhelpful! If you answered the question instead of being asses maybe he would do it right.



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