It is recommended that you replace your LP gas hose every 5 years. This is because hoses can become brittle and crack over time, which can lead to leaks. Leaks can be dangerous, as they can cause fires or explosions.

If you notice any of the following signs, it is important to replace your LP gas hose immediately:

  • Cracks or tears in the hose
  • Loose or damaged connections
  • Signs of rust or corrosion
  • The hose is more than 5 years old

Choosing a replacement hose, be sure to choose one that is the correct size, fitting and type for your appliance. If you need advise on which is the right hose, you can contact Auscrown for assistance.

Here are some tips for replacing your LP gas hose:

  • Turn off the gas supply to the appliance before you begin.
  • Disconnect the old hose from the appliance and the gas supply.
  • Connect the new hose to the appliance and the gas supply.
  • Turn on the gas supply and test the connection for leaks with soapy water.

By following these tips, you can safely replace your LP gas hose and help to prevent fires or explosions. If in doubt, contact a licensed gas plumber to assist you to changeover the old to new gas hose.

Here are some additional safety tips for using LP gas:

  • Never use an LP gas appliance if there is a leak.
  • Keep LP gas appliances away from heat and open flames.
  • Do not smoke near LP gas appliances.
  • Have your LP gas appliances inspected and serviced by a qualified professional every year.

By following these safety tips, you can help to prevent accidents and injuries involving LP gas.

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