No, the new pipe will not touch concrete at any point. I specified it
and my FIL will be watching. The area where it goes vertically into
the ground, and where concrete surrounds it, they will make a round
opening that I will fill with something else. That's also why I
decided to buy pea gravel to fill the trench, instead of using crushed
recycled concrete that they will use under the new cocnrete as
Do you have gas inspectors in your area? If you do you had better hope
he does not inspect your installation since he could ( in many
jurisdictions ,be forced to by law)shut off the gas supply to your
house until the offending installation is repaired.
Here you have to have a licensed gas fitters tagg at the last fitting
and he takes the fall if it fails gas is deadly don.t care where you
been you or what you fought, right once, wrong never again kaboom .
Ive never had a failed fitting in 25 yrs of doing gas or a failed
Is black pipe even legal in your area? The last natural gas line I
ran had to be that orange plastic stuff where it was underground. The
original black pipe was illegal in SW Ohio over 20 years ago because of
Service to my country? Been there, Done that, and I\'ve got my DD214 to
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