Category Archives for Gas

Maintenance of Main Services to the Home

MAIN SERVICES The smooth running of a home depends to a large extent on the efficiency of the main services and their maintenance. The main services are water, gas and electricity, which in most cases are installed when the house … Continue reading

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How to Read a Gas Meter

Reading a Gas Meter: Every handyman should be able to read a gas meter, to be able to find the consumption of a single appliance, or for checking week-by-week usage. Quarterly-payment meters are fitted with a series of dials; the … Continue reading

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Heating a Room by Gas Fires and Heaters

Gas fires and heaters provide a completely labour-saving method of heating a home, provided they are carefully maintained and used, but are not always completely safe where there are young children. Many types of fires and heaters are now available. … Continue reading

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Gas Fires: Replacing a Broken Radiant

A gas-fire with a broken radiant is not only inefficient and fuel-wasting, but can also be dangerous. New radiants are easy to obtain; always insist on the radiants made for the particular type of fire. Turn off the gas at … Continue reading

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Gas Water Heaters: Storage and Geyser Heaters

Storage heaters and instantaneous or old fashioned geyser types are both good for providing hot water for a small or medium-sized house, either as supplementary heaters to a solid fuel type boiler or as the sole means of supplying hot … Continue reading

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Gas Leak: What to Do If You Smell Gas

Gas Leaks: Any suspicious smell of gas in a house should be treated with concern and a search made to find a leak immediately. It may be that a tap has been knocked on accidentally, or that the flame of … Continue reading

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