Install a natural gas line in a home using black iron pipe. Cut all pipes to the proper length, thread them, and use the appropriate connectors for installing the new line. Ream any cut pipes to maintain the internal dia... More »

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Natural gas pipe sizes vary depending on pipe material, gas pressure and pipe length. Typical nominal pipe diameters in steel are tabulated in the Schedule 40 table, where the smallest nominal pipe diameter is half an in... More »

PFDistributors.com and HVACware.com provide natural gas pipe charts with BTU per hour ratings. The PFDistributors.com chart covers specialized high-pressure pipelines, and HVACware.com’s chart is for regular gas lines. More »

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Both copper and plastic are acceptable for running a natural gas line in a residential home. Home Depot lists both as acceptable in their Buying Guide for Selecting the Right Pipe for Your Project. However, the choice ma... More »

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To install a residential gas line, turn off the house's gas using the valve next to the gas meter, and then extend the existing gas line to the new appliance using black pipe, valves and couplings. Connect the line to th... More »

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To install a gas fireplace in an existing firebox, remove the burner pipe, connect the gas line, screw the gas log in place, and turn on the gas. The supplies you need include pipe compound, scissors, a wrench, a gas log... More »

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Buy the appropriate materials and tools, including the main gas pipe, the flexible pipe that runs from the main line to the appliance and new valves to control the gas flow. After turning off the gas, coat the gas line w... More »

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