Natural gas and propane are both gas fuels widely used in cooking and heating. In most of the world, natural gas is distributed through a centralized pipeline network local, national and even international , while propane is almost always sold in tanks of various sizes. Both propane and natural gas are highly efficient cooking fuels, and stoves can be readily adjusted to use either one. Natural gas consists primarily of methane and sometimes includes small quantities of propane, butane and other gases, usually prior to refining. Natural gas is transported to homes and buildings by underground utility pipelines, and remains in a gaseous state from its production all the way to the stovetop or furnace.
Converting to propane oven/range-what regulator do I need?
Can a Gas Stove Be Vented Through a Fireplace Chimney? | Home Guides | SF Gate
Last Updated: March 26, References. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. There are 15 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed 21, times. Learn more Gas stoves are popular to use since they cook food faster and use less energy than electric stoves. Hooking up a gas stove is an easy task that you can do on your own with a few tools.
How Much Does It Cost To Install Or Repair A Gas Line?
Get free estimates from gas plumbers near you or view our cost guide below. Costs depend on the distance from the gas supply, complexity, and type of pipe used. Converting from electric to natural gas or propane, or adding appliances will always require new pipes. Your final costs depend on if you have existing gas lines in place or need new gas lines installed from the gas supply to the house. Gas appliances are typically preferred over electric because they are a cost-efficient way to power water heaters, stoves, and clothes dryers.
Log in. Wiki Pages Latest activity. Media New media New comments Search media. Stove Reviews. Search Everywhere Threads This forum This thread.