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Old 01-18-2008, 09:08 AM  
 
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Moving a gas line when house is on a slab


My husband and I are considering purchasing a home that is on a slab. We have never lived on a slab before so we don't understand the limitations. We want to completely redo the kitchen and possibly move the stove from along the outer wall to an island in the center. How difficult is that to do with a slab foundation?
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Old 01-18-2008, 12:23 PM  
 
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I don't think it is impossible but it is probably best to talk to a contractor or gas company to see what the laws are.
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Old 01-18-2008, 12:59 PM  
 
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To get to the island you are going to cut into the slab. The quickest way is cut a slot/trench from a to b place the line in the trench and fill back with concrete, not fun but doable.
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Thank you!
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Old 01-24-2008, 12:32 AM  
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fill back with concrete
Or a concrete patching material, right?

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