You can’t deny the appeal of an outdoor kitchen. It is a warm, inviting place for your guests, and it gives you the chance to spread out and create a delectable meal while enjoying some beautiful weather at the same time.
Some outdoor kitchens can resemble small houses. In Florida, you want to try to stay away from having any of the elements of your kitchen made of wood, because our climate can lead to wood rot due to moisture, salt air and bugs. You’ll be better off using concrete for your cooking island, because it can withstand the climate and will need little to no maintenance.
Why You Need a Professional for Your Outdoor Kitchen Gas Line Installation in South Florida
No matter how gorgeous your outside kitchen may be, your gas line installation will be the point where the rubber meets the road. Your ability to cook comfortably and reliably in this space will largely determine the success or failure of the entire project.
You should never try this type of job on your own, no matter how experienced of a do-it- yourselfer you may be. This is a project only for a licensed professional, and at Reliable Electrical Services our technicians are intimately familiar will all local requirements, codes, permits and inspections. We know how to safely install your gas lines so that you won’t have to worry about any type of disaster taking place to your property’s new centerpiece.
Here is some information on what you can expect when a Reliable Electrical Services technician comes to your home to install the gas lines for your new outside kitchen.
- We typically use black steel piping for our installations. Copper tubing is usually allowed for propane but not for natural gas.
- The technician will first turn off the gas and attach the grill line and shut off valve.
- He will then make sure that all underground connections are wrapped with special tape that withstands corrosion due to rust. Once the connections are installed, he will test them for leaks.
- The exterior pipe will need to be buried about 12 to 18 inches.
If you are in the process of planning your new outdoor kitchen, call Reliable Electrical Services today. We will make sure that your gas line installation goes as smoothly as possible.
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