Walnut Creek CA Earthquake Gas Shut Off Valve
Here at A Wright Plumbing, we know how important it is to protect your home during a catastrophic event, such as an earthquake. As residents of California, we know there’s always the potential that an earthquake can damage our properties and our homes.
We do all we can to prepare ourselves with emergency kits, anchoring our furniture, and other important precautions. However, it can be easy to forget about items outside our immediate living space, such as gas valves.
It is important to be proactive when it comes to protecting your home and family in the event of an earthquake. That’s why we recommend learning about what to do in an earthquake emergency and how to prepare for them at the California Seismic Safety Commission.
We also recommend that you call us to learn more about our full range of earthquake safety equipment and services for gas lines in Walnut Creek, CA and throughout the Bay Area.
Here are a few of the installation and repair services we offer for gas safety equipment:
- Seismic Gas Meter Excess Shut Off Valves
- Gas Stove and Dryer Excess Flow Valves
- Water Heater Excess Gas Flow Valves
- Strapping Secure Gas Piping
A Wright Plumbing is a Walnut Creek, CA plumbing company that offers plumbing repair and installation services in Concord, Oakland and throughout the Greater Bar Area, CA. If you need an experienced plumber in the Bay Area, call A Wright Plumbing today!
Walnut Creek and Contra Costa County Gas Valve Requirements
As you are probably aware, for your home or office to be up to code, seismic gas shut off valves are now required by the City of Walnut Creek and throughout the Contra Costa County. When buying or selling a home, or when pulling a city or county permit for any structure, a seismic gas shut off valve must be installed at the meter.
In addition, the law requires that every new water heater, including replacement water heaters, must be strapped and braced for earthquake emergencies. Identifying whether or not a water heater has been properly braced is now part of the requirement for a home inspection and anyone selling a home.
If you have questions, or would like more information about natural gas and water heater safety, you can take a look at the Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety.
For more information about our gas safety services, simply give us a call any time. You can also check out our water heater installation and replacement services on our website.
Walnut Creek CA Gas Safety and Plumbing Experts
Many homeowners don’t realize that broken natural gas lines are the number one cause of earthquake damage to homes in California. That’s why A Wright Plumbing of Walnut Creek, CA offers a range of services and gas equipment to help protect your home during a seismic event.
- 24/7 Emergency Gas Repairs
- Same Day Water Heater Service
- Licensed and Insured
- Over 30 Years of Experience
We are a family owned business with over three decades of plumbing experience in Walnut Creek, CA and Contra Costa County. You can trust A Wright Plumbing for all of your Bay Area plumbing emergencies, so call today!