CONVERTING TO NATURAL GAS IS EASY.

A plumber or contractor can help convert your existing propane appliances with just a few modifications. If your appliances use a different energy source, a Southwest Gas representative can help walk you through the conversion process.

CONVERTING TO NATURAL GAS IS EASY.

A plumber or contractor can help convert your existing propane appliances with just a few modifications. If your appliances use a different energy source, a Southwest Gas representative can help walk you through the conversion process.

HOW DOES CONVERTING MY HOME WORK?

• Southwest Gas will install a new service line to your home and set a natural gas meter.
• A plumber or other contractor will complete the conversion process and obtain the required inspections and permits.
• Once your home passes any inspections needed, we’ll turn on your gas.
• You can start enjoying the many benefits of having natural gas in your home!

STEPS TO CONVERT FROM PROPANE TO NATURAL GAS

Due to the technical nature and safety concerns, conversions should only be performed by a licensed contractor. Customers are responsible for all costs incurred by converting from propane to natural gas. Homeowners, please be advised that during the conversion process, there may be a few days in which you will be without either propane or natural gas service.

HOW DOES CONVERTING MY HOME WORK?

• Southwest Gas will install a new service line to your home and set a natural gas meter.
• A plumber or other contractor will complete the conversion process and obtain the required inspections and permits.
• Once your home passes any inspections needed, we’ll turn on your gas.
• You can start enjoying the many benefits of having natural gas in your home!

STEPS TO CONVERT FROM PROPANE TO NATURAL GAS

Due to the technical nature and safety concerns, conversions should only be performed by a licensed contractor. Customers are responsible for all costs incurred by converting from propane to natural gas. Homeowners, please be advised that during the conversion process, there may be a few days in which you will be without either propane or natural gas service.

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Step 1

Step 1

Contact Southwest Gas to sign up for natural gas service and, if interested, schedule a free pre-conversion inspection.

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Step 2

Step 2

Select a contractor and meet to determine which appliances can be converted or need to be replaced.

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Step 3

Step 3

Your contractor will obtain the necessary permit from the Elko County Building & Safety Department.

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Step 4

Step 4

To minimize the time you’re without gas service, your contractor should also schedule an inspection with Elko County Building & Safety Department upon permit approval.

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Step 5

Step 5

When your Elko County inspection is scheduled, please call Southwest Gas at 877-860-6020 to also schedule your gas meter installation and provide billing information to establish your account.

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Step 6

Step 6

Your contractor will disconnect your propane and install new piping, if required, to the new gas meter location as marked in advance by Southwest Gas.

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Step 7

Step 7

Appliances should be converted or new appliances installed at this time as your contractor prepares for the home piping pressure test and inspection.

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Step 8

Step 8

The Elko County Building & Safety Department will complete the inspection and notify Southwest Gas by installing an exterior piping tag.

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Step 9

Step 9

A local Southwest Gas representative will contact you to confirm scheduling concurrently with the inspection, if feasible, to minimize any outage, and then come to your home to set and turn on the gas meter and verify proper appliance operation.

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Step 10

Step 10

Save/print a copy of these steps for your records.

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We’re currently offering free pre-conversion inspections to all Spring Creek residents on the identified 2021 construction route to help you with the steps needed to convert your appliances. For more information on finding a contractor or appliance dealer, please visit our simple online referral program to and an expert.

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