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Safely Turning a Gas Valve On and Off - Shutoff

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Safely Turning a Gas Valve On and Off
Safely Turning a Gas Valve On and Off - Shutoff

Turning a Gas Valve On and Off

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Operating a Gas Shutoff Valve
Natural gas or propane shutoff valves are located near a major gas appliance such as a dryer or stove. To operate the shutoff valve proceed as follows:
  • TURN OFF: Turn the valve handle so that it is perpendicular (right angle) to the inlet and outlet ends of the valve body.
  • TURN ON: Turn the valve handle so that it is parallel (in-line) to the inlet and outlet ends of the valve body.

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