How much does it cost to install a gas stove

Gas stove installation price

Type Of InstallationCost (excluding cylinder)
In cupboard/inside installation (9kg cylinder)R1800
Outside Installation 5m off piping or lessR2800
Outside Installation more than 5m pipingR2800 + R100 per meter extra of piping
Outside Installation with 2 cylinders 5m off piping or lessR3500
Outside Installation with 2 cylinders, more than 5m pipingR3500 + R100 per meter extra of piping
20m + Installation with 2nd stage regulatorR4200 + R100 per meter extra of piping
20m + Installation with 2nd stage regulator, with 2 cylindersR4500 + R100 per meter extra of piping

The cheapest gas stove installation / gas hob installation is an in cupboard installation or an inside installation. these installations are perfectly safe when installed by registered gas installers and maintained and inspected every 12 months. The cost to install a gas stove inside is cheaper as the regulator used is generally cheaper than “outside” regulators. The installation also needs fewer parts overall as the pipe run is only the internal pipe run and excludes the external pipe run. That does not mean the installation is in any way inferior, in cupboard installations are subject to the suns rays so they do not deteriorate due to the sun, making maintenance cheaper.

The cost to install a gas stove outside is higher as there are more parts involved. These installations are not automatically safer than in cupboard / inside installations as they also need to be installed by registered gas installers. The maintenance for outside installations have higher maintenance costs as the pigtail connectors that connect the bottle to the regulator do not hold up as well in the sun so they need to be replaced every 2-3 years depending on their exposure to the sun. There are plans for a new standard that will allow flexible steel pigtails that will make the pigtails last virtually forever, but for now, there are only hose based pigtails. The downside to external gas installations is that the regulations are very strict making finding a place to install a gas bottle virtually impossible.

Gas hob installation cost

Generally, gas hob installation should cost exactly the same as a gas stove. However its sometimes not that simple because not all gas hobs fit the cutout for the hob so the gas installer may charge more if there is a lot to cut, assuming it is a wooden countertop. If you have a granite countertop you really should consider hiring a professional to cut it for you as granite cutting is not for the Average DIY’er.

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