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Why Do it Yourself Shouldn't Apply to Propane

Why Would you Risk your Family's Safety


We bet that you have a handy man or woman in your home or family that can always fix a leaky faucet, tighten this or that, and fix whatever is broken. The last thing they would think to do is call a professional, I can do it is there first response.  This is the last thing that should cross a DIYer's mind when it comes to installing gas products, but it isn't.

In a new ad campaign from the Propane Education & Research Council or PERC addresses the aftermath of a gas fire from a DIY project gone wrong.  The ad campaign shows a home that has extensive fire damage, a disappointed wife and insurance agent, and a husband that thought he could do it.  

We all think that we can do it until we can't. When it comes to gas unless you have the proper knowledge to set pressures, properly connect equipment, or know where to place equipment, there should never be a time when you think you can do it.

Gas, when properly installed and tested is a perfectly safe fuel source for home heat, cooking, heating water, and other applications. When it isn't properly installed there are large dangers that are associated with gas. When you go with a licensed  technician there is no doubt that the project will be done properly and by local codes.

Trust the professionals when it comes to installing your new water heater, clothes dryer, oven, or anything else that uses gas a fuel source. Remember you think that can until you can't.

Author
Robert Stahelski

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