*Protecting Gas Lines from Damage*
By: Spitfire
24 February 2008

We recently replaced an electric cook top with a gas model. The installation itself was a drop-in but running the gas line resulted in this;



What’s wrong with that you ask? Well, nothing actually. The problem comes when you start doing this;



For some reason, Wifee wanted to store pots and pans in the cabinet under the cook top J fortunately, protecting the gas line is simple.



This is a piece of 3" PVC drain pipe. I took a circular saw, cut it to length and then cut a slot so it would fit over the exposed gas line, like this;



Problem solved. The PVC pipe keeps pots and pans from damaging the gas line and if you need to operate the gas valve you simply take the pipe off.

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