Natural Gas BBQ Grill

Old 08-24-03, 06:55 AM
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I am extending the natural gas line in my basement to my outdoor patio for a BBQ grill using 1/2" black iron pipe ( about 30'). I am burying the pipe about 18" below grade and going through a cinder block wall to the outside. I was told to use a plastic sleeve around the pipe in the area that goes through the wall as a precaution to prevent interaction (corrosion) between the cinderblock and pipe. Is this a good idea? Any other safety or installation suggestions?

Old 08-24-03, 07:28 AM
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Hello RONMAR and Welcome to my Gas Appliances topic.

The installation method you're considering makes good sense and is most likely the best method for extending the pipe through the wall. As well as installing the pipe 18 inches underground.

Iron pipe installed underground, needs to be wrapped, to prevent rust & corrosion. For safe & proper installation, check with the city departments. Adhere to the codes & rules which apply to these circumstances.

These circumstances meaning both passing pipe through a wall and or under a block wall and underground installations, etc.

In some areas, pvc {special type of plastic} pipe is either required and or is a good idea to install. Special rules & codes may apply to this materials installation. However, in the long term, it's usage better insures trouble free and leak free service when installed correctly.

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