“I’ve done small home renovations before,” Keith said, “but this kitchen upgrade is my first major project.” A total down to the studs makeover, Keith’s kitchen reno included getting all new appliances, including a gorgeous gas range.
“I am in love with this stove,” he explained. “It’s gorgeous. Like a high performance car. The only tricky bit is who do I have do the installation for me?”
Gas Stove Installation in NYC: What You Need to Know
Whether you’re having a gas stove installed in your home or in a commercial kitchen, there are three things you should know. The first, and most important, is that NYC building code requires that all gas appliance installations be performed by a licensed master plumber or equivalent professional.
The second is that you always have the right to decide who does appliance installation work within your home – that’s not up to the appliance store!
The third is that experience and expertise matter when choosing a plumber to install a gas stove in NYC. “I don’t want to share every detail but it’s fair to say I spent well over $5 grand for this stove,” Keith said. “I don’t want to take any chances of it being damaged by someone who doesn’t know what they’re doing. That’s why I chose a Manhattan plumber with experience doing this type of appliance installs for luxury kitchens.”
Scheduling Gas Appliance Installation
Whether you’re working with a general contractor or managing your kitchen renovation yourself, it’s always a good idea to be sure the plumber who handles gas appliance installation is looped into the project early in the process. That way you can be sure that any necessary preliminary work that has to happen before the install can happen (such as installing new gas lines) will be completed on schedule. Then, when your stove is delivered, your NYC plumber can handle the actual install for you.