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Old 12-18-2010, 09:00 PM   #1
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Hi guys, I've looked but can't seem to find the right answer. I messured my supply line to my house and it appeares to be about 1 1/8" OD on a tape messure. I don't have a caliper handy. I'm guessing this is a 3/4 line but is that normal for a house supply?

Currently the only gas appliances are a furnace and water heater. I am looking at running a gas dryer and eventually would like to add a gas range and outside outlet for a bbq, maybe patio heater in the future.

Currently the water heater and furnace are about 25' from the supply on the side of the house. The dryer would be about 3-4 feet from these, through a wall. From the dryer it would be another 10 feet to the eventual location for a range and then another 10-20' for the eventual ending location for the bbq and patio heater.

If this is in fact a 3/4 line is adding a dryer possible? What about a range and bbq?

Thanks for your help.
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http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/na...ing-d_826.html

That is a 1" line and should be fine to run your needs today and in the future, assuming that is the pressure is there.

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my house is supplied with a 3/4" line and I run everything gas. furnace, range, water heater, dryer, even a garage heater, no problems.
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wow, thanks for the super fast responses! I appreciate the link and the help.

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