# Question: How do I run a propane line to my house?

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## How many BTU can a 3/4 gas line carry?

Total piping length = 84 feet (use Table 3 @90 feet) From a to b, demand = 38,000 + 35,000 + 30,000 = 103,000 BTU/hr; use 3/4 pipe From b to c, demand = 38,000 + 35,000 = 73,000 BTU/hr; use 1/2 pipe or 3/4 tubing From c to d, demand = 35,000 BTU/hr; use 1/2 pipe or 5/8 tubing From c to e, demand = 38,000 BTU/hr;

## Can I put a fence around my propane tank?

Never erect a solid wood, brick or stone fence around a propane tank as gases can build up leading to explosion. Large propane tanks can be an eyesore. The fence cannot be solid, or gases could build up in the enclosed space and explode.

## Can a gas line be too big?

GAS PIPE SIZING You can flow only so much gas (or water) through a given pipe size, so restrictions will manifest themselves as a lack of pressure or volume. Sizing a gas line is not too difficult.

## How many Btus can a 1 inch pipe carry?

75,000 BTU 1″ Pipe = 7.5 GPM = 75,000 BTU/hr.

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