Home 2.0 Blog Archive

Saturday, July 18, 2015


Water Supply Line & Gas Hookup Prep

In addition to the exterior sewer pipe and downspout work performed the last few days on the Starter Home 2.0 project, excavation and plumbing work associated with the main water and gas supply hookups for the house also took place. The main water line was already tapped at the street several weeks ago, so for the excavation and plumbing crew it was just a matter of running supply pipe from the main line at the sidewalk into the house where they proceeded to install the primary water shutoff valve for the property. 
The process of running the main gas line from the street to the home is considerably different than what it is for the sewer and water piping as it is the responsibility of Duke Energy (the local utility company) to install, and the contractor is just tasked with providing a conduit for them to run their pipe to. With this conduit now in place, it is now simply a matter of waiting on Duke to provide the gas service