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Old 06-14-2017, 08:31 PM   #1
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I purchased an older home that has several gas lines ran under the floor. I am converting the house to all electric, and my intention is to have the gas meter removed.

The previous owner went around showing me where they were. Some were under the new floor he had installed which covered access. He did not know if they were capped. The obvious ones like stove and hot water had access but no type of shutoff I could see;they could be capped easily.

The gas was off when I purchased the house.

Can I leave these lines as they are. Maybe ask the gas company to cap the main entrance line to the house when they pull the meter?

What is the best way to handle them?

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Ayuh,.... So long as the gas supply is cut-off from the house, the old lines can be abandoned, cut off, ignored,...
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I would vote for leaving them capped and in place - it could be an attractive option to a future buyer. I would think the main entrance would be capped when the meter is removed by the utility as a matter of practice.
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