$150 – $300 Installation of most gas appliances like a gas range, costs around $150 with the help of a plumber. Installing a vented appliance such as a gas water heater will cost roughly $300 or more on labor alone, due to the need to also make the connection to a pre-installed vent or flue.
Is it illegal to connect a gas cooker?
The easy-fit bayonet fittings make it so simple you could do it in less than a minute. But if it is a new gas cooker (or a second-hand one) the regulations say that it must have a gas safe engineer to connect it up. It is illegal to connect it yourself!
Is it safe to heat your house with a gas stove?
Do not use a gas or electric oven or surface units for heating. A gas oven may go out or burn inefficiently, leading to carbon monoxide poisoning. An electric oven was not designed for space heating.
Is it illegal to fit your own gas cooker?
Interestingly no law says you cannot do the gas installation yourself, providing you are competent. Competent in this case essentially means that you are a Gas Safe registered engineer. So, if you are a Gas Safe registered engineer, you can install a gas cooker in your own home.
Is it legal to connect a gas cooker?
If you want to fit a gas hob yourself, always remember that you are not allowed to connect the hob unless you are a Gas Safe registered engineer. According to the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998, you must be competent before working on a gas appliance.