Gas Piping Frequently Asked Questions


Gas Piping FAQs

These are the most frequently asked questions by our callers.

[su_spoiler title=”I already have a gas line installed for my current gas appliances. Can you just add a gas pipe connection to my new gas appliance?” open=”yes”]Yes, we can add a gas line for your new gas appliance. No matter the type of gas appliance and wherever it’s located in your house we can get the job done.[/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”I’m planning to use natural gas at home. Do I need a permit before I can get a gas line installed at home? How and where do I get one?” open=”yes”]Yes, you do need a permit for the project if you’re planning to install a gas line in your home. You can check with the local building department for the permit on your own or as your local Portland gas piping contractor, we can pull the permits for you.[/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”I smell gas inside my house. There’s probably a gas leak, what should I do?  Can you help?” open=”yes”]The best way to deal with a gas leak is to call NW Natural right away, 1-800-882-3377.  NW Natural will check the gas leak, locate it, assess any danger and tag the leak location. Doing this will speed up the process when we arrive.[/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”How much does it cost to get a new construction gas line installed?” open=”yes”]We actually pride ourselves on our unique ability to give very close ballpark bids with just a brief phone conversation using our easy to understand base rates. Often with a set of emailed plans including a list of your gas outlets and their individual BTU requirements and a few brief conversations we can give you a firm bid price with out any site visits, saving all of us time and money. Our bid process is one of the many unique ways we can save our customers money by streamlining the gas piping process. If a site visit is deemed necessary, than one of our certified Master Fitters will meet you on site to firm up our estimate.[/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”Can you install a gas pipe for my deck BBQ?” open=”yes”]Yes. Installing a gas line for a gas BBQ grill is one of our favorites. We will identify the best possible route for your gas line to your BBQ and have you grilling in no time.[/su_spoiler][su_spoiler title=”I currently have electric appliances, but I want to convert to gas appliances.  Can you do gas conversions?” open=”yes”]Our certified master technicians will install a safe and efficient gas line to meet your needs no matter the application. Gas conversions are a large percentage of our work, the long term savings for our customers makes the choice to switch to gas appliances an easy one. [/su_spoiler]

Have a different question on your mind? No worries. You can call us anytime from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday at 503-395-4997. Any questions about our gas piping or ventilation services can usually be answered over the phone by our talented staff. You can also message us using our contact us page if you prefer to get the answer to your question via email.


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Smell Gas?
If so, you should call NW Natural (1-800-882-3377)! They will come out, assess the danger and tag the leak, which speeds up the process when we arrive.