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Gas Lines in Belleville

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Gas line leaks are extremely dangerous because they can cause explosions and release harmful gases into the air. Knowing the right steps to take in the event of a gas leak can save your family’s lives and protect your property.

If you notice a gas leak in your home, make sure all of the doors and windows are open to allow fresh air to flow in and out. You should also turn off your natural gas supply and immediately contact an emergency adviser.

When issues arise, contact BEL-O Cooling & Heating in O’Fallon, IL for gas line repair services! We also offer installation services to fit your home with the best system available.

Contact BEL-O Cooling & Heating for Gas Line Repair and Installation

If you’re searching for professional gas line installation in O’Fallon, IL or the surrounding areas, look no further than BEL-O Cooling & Heating. Our experts can also help with any of your gas line repair needs, so you never need to worry about unsafe pipes again. Get in contact with BEL-O and schedule your service today!

Common Reasons for Gas Line Repairs

Poor Piping

Experts typically advise against copper piping due to its ability to conduct energy, making it potentially hazardous. Copper also creates sulfites which can lead to pipe blockages. Regardless of the material, any pipes that are old or riddled with kinks, dents, or other damage can cause issues. The best way to remedy piping problems is to call on a team of natural gas line repair professionals. 

Everyday Appliances 

Natural gas powers many of your everyday appliances, which means keeping an eye on them for signs of wear and tear is very important. The seals that hold and connect the piping to these appliances can be worn down and corrode over time, causing major issues with your piping system. 

Lack of Ventilation

It’s extremely important to ensure proper ventilation because if the exhaust fan and/or chimney allowing airflow becomes blocked, carbon monoxide could begin to fill your home. If you think there are issues with your pipe ventilation system, it’s best to call a professional to prevent a dangerous situation.

Why Do I Need Gas Line Installation?

There are numerous reasons to consider an installation for your home. 

Updating old gas line appliances is very important because the older they get, the less energy efficient they will become. Outdated appliances can also cause safety risks such as fires and leaks. Installing new appliances tends to be a cost-efficient and safe choice for many households to avoid dangerous complications. 

As well as updating your appliances, it’s important to replace any old, deteriorating pipes that could cause major problems. The weaker your pipes are, the more unsafe your home becomes. Replacing faulty pipes mitigates the risk that natural gases can present.

If you are building an addition to an existing home, you will need pipeline installation to be able to use heat-based appliances in your new extension. Installing a gas line is also an important consideration for anyone taking on the construction of a new home, as without one there will be no heat to power many essential appliances.

If you are planning to switch from oil to natural gas appliances, a gas line will need to be installed to run your new system. Oil tends to be more expensive for household needs, so a gas line installation could prove to be a more budget-friendly option for your family.

How Do Gas Lines Work?

Large pumps and wells extract natural gases for home use by drilling deep into the ground. Gas lines buried deep underground receive the gases that have been retrieved and act as a branch between the extraction process and utility pipes. Then, utility pipes transport the gases directly to your home. These pipes are much smaller than the gas mains, which is important for maintaining the correct pressure. 

Once the natural gas reaches your household, it powers everyday appliances such as the furnace, gas stove, and water heater. The meter outside your house connects to the utility pipes, which allows it to measure how much gas your household is using. This information helps your providers determine the price of your bill, which is why it may be higher in the winter and lower in the summer.

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    Loran Scharf came by to service our heating system for the winter and drain the hot water tank. Loran is very professional and does excellent work. He's been the person to do our service since we moved into our home in 2019 and we always ask for him. Hope Bel- O appreciates that they have a great representative of their company!

    - Barbara & Jim Hicks
  • "Couldn't wish for a better company and employee to service my home heating and cooling."

    Couldn't wish for a better company and employee to service my home heating and cooling. Appointments are made with only a minimal wait, calls ahead of arrival and professional service by employees make me call this company each year. Loren Is the BEST.
    - Karen H.
  • "Jason was professional and courteous."

    Jason was professional and courteous. He listened to what the problem was and then explained what he needed to do to fix it. He answered all my questions and cleared the clogged basement drain. He also recommended what I could do to help keep the drain clear in the future. Thank you Jason!
    - Sue S
  • "They replaced my sump pump."
    They replaced my sump pump. They came in the day I called, did the work quickly and well, with a better product than I had before. Very friendly. Explained what they were doing.
    - Rick H.
  • "Anthony thoroughly checked the gas water heater for proper operation"
    Anthony thoroughly checked the gas water heater for proper operation and lit the pilot light. He took time to answer our questions and investigated what caused the issue. He was friendly and helpful. We appreciate the great service.
    - Becky G
  • "Jason was on time, polite, and professional."

    Jason was on time, polite, and professional. He had the old water heater out and the new one installed very quickly and efficiently. There was minimum disruption to our household, and we were back to functional in no time and no inconvenience.
    - Wayne S
  • "What a great value for the peace of mind!"
    We recently had a technician out to do a maintenance and cleaning of our furnace.The experience was great as he took his time to clean and inspect the system and to go over any findings/recommendations he had for us. We took advantage of the great maintenance plan they offer and look forward to having them back out in the spring to maintenance the AC. What a great value for the peace of mind!
    - Stephanie S.
  • "Wonderful to work with. Fast and very professional."

    Wonderful to work with. Fast and very professional. Mitch the tech was very nice and did a great job. Thank you so much!

    - Karen B.

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