Gas Line Installation in Fort Collins
As a family-run business since 1980, The Gas Connection has installed over 300,000 gas lines for appliances in commercial and residential applications. We work closely with homeowners, contractors in virtually every industry, designers, utility companies, and all local jurisdictions. Our purpose is to provide the safest and most cost-effective gas line installation services and to do so with a commitment to the highest standards of workmanship in our industry.
We have years of experience working in Fort Collins and maintain close relationships with the City of Fort Collins Building Services Department and inspectors to ensure we are up to date on building codes and to help our customers navigate the permit process.
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Comprehensive Gas Line Installation Services for Homeowners in Fort Collins
With over 42 years of experience and thousands of 5-star reviews, you can trust The Gas Connection with all your gas line needs for any project inside or outside your home. We install gas lines for all manner of residential natural gas appliances including, but not limited to:
- Cooking Stoves (Ranges)
- Cook Tops
- Fire pits
- Patio Heaters
- Pool Heaters
- Snow Melt Boilers
- Water Heaters
Natural gas is highly combustible and potentially dangerous if not handled properly. Do not attempt to install or alter gas piping yourself. Our team of highly certified installers have years of training and experience to ensure that your project is completed safely and professionally. Call 303-466-4206 today for a free quote or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trusted and Reliable Gas Line Installers for Businesses in Fort Collins
The Gas Connection is the most certified gas line installation company in the State of Colorado. We have years of experience working with businesses in Fort Collins, installing and repairing gas lines for restaurants, retailers, auto shops, and many other commercial establishments.
Do you need a gas line installed or resized for a new appliance? Is your gas piping old and in need of repair or replacement? Call The Gas Connection today for a free quote at 303-466-4206 or contact us at email@example.com.
As a small business ourselves, we know how valuable your time is and we will partner with you to ensure your project runs smoothly and efficiently. Our team of highly certified technicians and knowledgeable office staff will ensure you get all your questions answered and that all work is completed with the highest standard for safety, workmanship, and professionalism.
Why choose The Gas Connection? We demand the highest standards in safety, training, and background checks, and have over the last 42 years. The Gas Connection’s technicians have been certified to the Federal Regulation Standards which qualifies them to work on government projects as well as with the utility companies throughout Colorado and the United States.
All of our testing, evaluations, and certifications are maintained and verified through the Midwest Energy Association (MEA) to ensure the highest standards are met and documented. The training does not stop there; each technician is locally trained and approved for each phase, standard, and national code for gas line installations. Company Licenses include Mechanical, Gas Piping, HVAC, Steam & Hot Water, Gas Service, Class A, Class M, Class D, Class B, Class H, and Fuel Gas.
Gas Leak Repair Experts in Fort Collins
In need of a gas leak repair in Fort Collins? The Gas Connection has years of experience providing Fort Collins residents and businesses with the fastest, safest, and most efficient gas leak repair services available. Call us at 303-466-4206 for a free estimate and priority scheduling.
A gas leak repair can restore safety and security for your family or business. When natural gas is properly utilized it is both safe and clean. It allows each of us to enjoy things like hot water, cooking, warmth, etc. Without it, life just wouldn’t be as enjoyable. However, when a gas leak develops, this useful commodity can turn into a danger for anyone in the building. How you handle the situation when a gas leak develops can mean the difference between a minor inconvenience and a catastrophic event. That is why you should trust The Gas Connection’s highly certified team with all your gas leak repair needs in Fort Collins.
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Signs of a Gas Leak
The first sign that you have a gas leak is the smell of sulfur or rotten eggs. This is due to a required odorant in natural gas called mercaptan. Without it, natural gas is odorless which would make it nearly impossible to detect. If you notice this distinct smell, there are a few other indications that can help solidify your suspicion. Although these don’t occur with all gas leaks, they do sometimes appear. There may be a hissing/whistling sound near the gas appliance or gas line or dead or discolored grass near the leak if it is located outside. It is especially important to get your gas line checked for leaks if you notice exposed piping after a natural disaster or severe weather.
Steps to Take if you Suspect a Gas Leak
When someone smells or suspects a gas leak, safety needs to be the first priority. Whether you are in a residential home or a commercial building, your actions will be similar:
- Open windows and do not use light switches, electrical appliances, any type of phone, or garage doors.
- Get everyone out of the building and far away before using your phone to call for help.
- For help, call either 911 or your local utility company. If your utility company is not responding, call the fire department.
- The response to this call will most likely result in either your utility company or the fire department coming to turn your gas off at the meter.
- They will let you know if/when it is safe to return to your home, but will not allow the gas to be turned back on until the leak repair is complete.
Getting Your Gas Line Repaired and Turned Back On in Fort Collins
A gas leak repair is not a simple and straightforward process if you’re not familiar with the procedure. Do not attempt to repair or replace a gas line yourself. Call The Gas Connection at 303-440-4206 and our knowledgeable staff will answer all your questions and ensure your leak is repaired quickly and safely.
If your gas line was “yellow tagged”, your utility company may not have turned the gas off, but likely told you to have it repaired as soon as possible. However, if they did turn your gas off, our team of highly certified technicians is licensed to make the necessary fixes. We will complete the necessary repair, test it, turn your gas line back on, and verify that all the gas appliances are working properly.
On the other hand, being “red-tagged” means that your gas was turned off and your meter was booted. If this is the case, only your utility company can unlock your meter after a permit is obtained. Once the gas line is repaired, it will be put on test, and your jurisdiction will make a proper inspection. If the gas line passes inspection, your gas line will be turned on and officially safe to use again. This process can take up to three to five days, which can feel like an eternity if you don’t have heat or hot water. This waiting can be avoided if you hire a specialist like The Gas Connection that has experience and knows how to speed up the process with an emergency permit and inspection.
How Gas Lines Become Damaged
There are a few reasons gas lines can spring a leak:
- Both time and usage can corrode gas lines which make them more susceptible to cracks and breaks.
- Environmental factors can also cause pipes to rust or become damaged.
- Faulty, misused or improperly installed gas lines or appliances can start to leak as well. It is important to have your gas lines and appliances professionally installed and be sure to exercise extreme caution when moving an appliance to prevent altering the gas piping.
Gas Leak Repair Experts in Fort Collins | Who to Call and Why?
Except for the owner of the home, only licensed individuals are legally allowed to fix your gas line. Unfortunately, the fire department and utility company cannot make recommendations for gas leak detection and repair which leaves you on your own. Who you call for your gas leak repair will determine how quickly the leak is fixed and how well your gas piping functions in the future.
The Gas Connection has completed thousands of gas leak repair projects, many of which were finished in one day. We have years of experience working in Fort Collins, and because of this, we have gained the trust of your local utility company, jurisdiction, and inspectors, allowing us to help you get your gas service restored as quickly as possible.
We would like to prove that we can be there in your time of need. Whether you are looking for a gas leak repair or a free estimate, we make sure to use the most cost-effective, efficient, and professional methods in the industry to complete your job. Call us today at 303-466-4206 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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