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How To Turn Off Your Gas

You’ve probably heard easy home maintenance tips before on when it’s a good idea to shut off your gas line. When you shut off your gas line, you can prevent safety hazards in an emergency. Not all homeowners know how to turn off the gas, unfortunately. What is fortunate, however, is that it isn’t as difficult as you might think.

How To Turn Off the Gas

To shut the gas off, all you have to do is locate the gas meter. Once you find the gas meter, find the shutoff valve. Normally, you can find it by looking for the pipe that runs into the meter. With a wrench or pair of pliers, you turn the valve to a horizontal position from a vertical one. This will stop the gas flow.