In the last piece we learned how to replace a PVC gas hose. Then this time, let’s focus on the correct use of such flexible hose. Gas stove connector has a long service life. But you have to maintain the gas stove hose pipe and correctly use it. Otherwise there will be problems such as aging and leakage. Once the leaked gas touch the fire, it will cause serious fire or even explosion. Then it may cause people get hurt. Thus you should pay more attention to the daily use of stove hose.
Inspect your gas stove hose pipe regularly
For the sake of safety, you should check the flexible gas hose for stove if there was any damage before each use. Gas leakage incidents caused by PVC hose falling, damage and aging account for about 60% of all gas accidents. Therefore, you should check the condition of the flex hose for gas stove. Then find out if the connection is intact during daily use. If you find some problems, stop using it and replace with a new one.
Gas stoves and gas stoves are judged to be obsolete for 8 years
When you buy gas stoves, it is best not to buy it from unlicensed stores. In stead, you should buy gas stoves from qualified supplier. So that it can guarantee the safety and quality. The waste period for gas stove is 8 years. Thus if your stove serves more than 8 years, change it at once.
Use special gas stove hose pipe
Nowadays, in stores, there are many kinds of materials for gas hoses. While the most common are PVC gas hose, rubber gas hose and metal hose. PVC hose and rubber hose is more affordable for families. But the metal hose is more safe for us. Besides, flexible metal hose for gas has a much longer service life. Thus you don’t have to replace the gas range hose frequently. What’s more, it can resist high temp and avoid the bite from mice.