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RobSacCa

07:49PM | 11/02/03
Member Since: 10/01/03
9 lifetime posts
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I hope I am in the right forum. I have a natural gas clothes dryer, I moved into a house that had a connection for an electric dryer but no gas line. There is a gas water heater within 4 feet that has a gas line. Can I tap into that gas line with a "T" connection to hook up to my gas dryer?

plumber Tom

02:51PM | 11/12/03
Member Since: 05/10/03
801 lifetime posts
Yes k2 gave you good advice. You don't want to starve the other gas appliances of fuel. Even though they are low BTU input, worse case scenario is one or more gas appliances will not get proper pressure. Have a plumber install a new gas line for the dryer, with a manual shut-off valve before the union.
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