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Old 07-13-2013, 07:42 AM   #1
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gas piping thru cinder block foundations


this was a length of pipe from the gas meter running into a crawl space after 40 years of road traffic and salt water I removed it,and used a PVC sleeve (thru foundation) then slipped the new piping in from the meter..failed a National Grid standing test on the meters lowest 1/2 FT dial movement within 10 minutes.


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to do a standing test shut the valves at all your items that use gas then shut the valve at the meter coming out of the ground....black magic marker....mark the 1/2 ft needle and let it stand for 10 20 minutes...if the needle is still covered by the mark your lines are tight...if you see the needle you might have a slight leak.if your adding a BBQ or moving stuff around it is a good way to test the repipe...spray bottle with dish liquid soap mixed with water is the norm

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