Shut off the emergency valve and close the cylinder. Phone your installer to come have a look and repair it for you
You can ask the installer for his LPG license card or you can check if he is registered on the LPG Association’s website www.lpgsa.co.za
No! It has to be installed by a Registered LPG installer. . If your an unqualified person has already attempted an installation and you’re a bit concerned about just how safe it is – feel free to contact us
Yes. But you are only allowed to have one 9KG cylinder in the cupboard that is ventilated.
Do you already have an LPG Gas installation but you don’t know if its legal? Compare it to the following diagrams or give us a call to make sure.
Containers shall be at least
Doors, Windows & Airbricks
1 m away from any opening (into a building) that is below the level of the container valve, e. doors, windows, and airbricks,b) 2 m away from any drain, pit, or manhole
3 m away from the property boundary, unless the boundary has a firewall, in which case the containers could be next to the firewall and where there are only two containers, the boundary distance can be reduced to 1 m, and
3 m away from any opening (or window) directly above the containers. The 3 m distance from the top of the cylinder, valve connection or the manifold whichever is the higher, to the bottom of the window(s) may be reduced to a minimum of 300 mm providing that
4) a non-combustible roof (see SANS 10400) is installed between the containers and the The roof shall extend beyond the cylinder(s) such that when measured from the valve connection and around the roof to the nearest point of the window a minimum of 1,5 m safety distance shall be obtained, or
5) the window frames shall be steel and the total size of the glazing does not exceed 1 Glazing shall be of wire woven glass not larger than 450 mm × 450 mm per pane. Such windows shall not be openable.
6) where a roof is installed over the cylinders there shall be sufficient space above the cylinder valves to facilitate the exchange of Roof structures of concrete shall not be installed above the manifold or cylinder
7) 5m away from a switchable electrical point i.e. plug socket, Inline power isolator, Aircon units, Pool pumps, Water pumps etc
Note, a wall light only needs to be 1.5m to the left/right of the bottles, or 1.5m above the bottles.Read more about regulations