Gas Fitting for Grills/BBQ

Our residential gas fitters can install a BBQ line for hassle-free grilling without the worry of running out of propane.

Dedicated Gas BBQ Line

Experience the convenience of grilling with natural gas! Upgrade your outdoor cooking game by booking West Temp to install a dedicated gas line right to your backyard grill.

Educated Line Selection

West Temp’s experts will help you select the perfect size and type of natural gas lines for your BBQ. When it comes to cooking with gas, don’t take any chances! We’ll ensure you get a grilling experience without the hazards.

Permits Made Simple 

We take care of the permits required for your natural gas BBQ line installation. With West Temp, you can rest easy knowing your BBQ setup is code compliant, secure, and ready for many worry-free cookouts to come.

In Nanaimo, gas homeowner permits are issued by Technical Safety BC. Permits are required for many kinds of home alterations, including installing built-in gas barbecues. Don’t worry, though – we’ll take care of the paperwork for you.

Expert Installation

Thinking about DIY-ing your BBQ line installation? At the risk of sounding like a broken record here, think again! Our certified gas-fitters ensure safe and professional installation, letting you enjoy your BBQ worry-free.

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Benefits of a Gas BBQ Line

Not quite convinced? Below we’ll explore six reasons why a gas BBQ line is a great investment for your home and outdoor cooking needs.

Uninterrupted Grilling

Never worry about running out of propane or charcoal in the middle of a barbecue again. Simply connect your grill to your natural gas supply and enjoy hours of uninterrupted grilling.

Save Money

Gas BBQ lines are a smart investment that can save you money in the long run. Natural gas is typically less expensive than propane, and you won’t have to keep buying and replacing propane tanks.

Better Results

Consistently achieve mouthwatering meals with a steady source of heat. Cooking your food evenly and achieving better results than with a charcoal grill or propane tank has never been easier.


Reduce your carbon footprint with a more environmentally friendly option. Natural gas burns cleaner than charcoal, producing less air pollution.

Safety First

Eliminate the need for hazardous propane tanks. A professional gas line installation ensures all connections are secure and up to code, minimizing the risk of gas leaks or fires.

Time savings

With a gas BBQ line, you can start cooking right away without having to wait for the grill to heat up. This can save you time and make it easier to fit more grilling into your busy schedule!

Gas BBQ Line Installation Process

How does the installation process work? Here are the five steps we take to ensure a seamless and hassle-free installation of your natural gas BBQ line.



The first step is to schedule a consultation with West Temp. During our meeting, we will discuss your needs and preferences for the gas line installation, as well as assess the feasibility of the project.



With the details down, we’ll follow up with with a detailed proposal outlining the scope of the work, the timeline, and the estimated cost of the project. We’ll also answer any questions you may have.



Once you’ve given the go-ahead we will schedule the installation date. At West Temp we take pride in our workmanship and ensure that all work is completed to code and meets our high standards.



After the installation is complete, we will perform a series of tests to ensure that the gas line is functioning properly. We take safety seriously, and this step is critical to ensuring that your new gas line is safe to use.



Before we leave we’ll provide you with instructions on how to properly use and maintain your new BBQ gas line. Remember, we’re always available to answer any additional questions you may have.

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Compatible Brands

Ready to up your grillin’ game? Natural gas is compatible with specific models from a wide range of top-rated brands, including those listed here.

Many BBQ manufacturers also offer propane-to-gas conversion kits, so you may not need to invest in a new grill in order to go to gas!

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Gas Fitting FAQs

Planning to have a gas BBQ line installed at your home? We’ve put together this list of common questions to help you better understand what to expect.

If you still have questions, feel free to contact us at West Temp Heating & Cooling in Nanaimo, BC. We’re here to help!

  • Do I need a permit to have West Temp install a gas line for my BBQ?

    Permit requirements vary by location, so it is important to check with your local building department. West Temp will ensure to have all permits required before installing your gas line.

  • What’s involved in converting my home from electric to gas heating or cooking?

    Converting a home from electric heating or cooking to gas typically includes installing gas lines, gas-powered appliances, and ensuring proper ventilation. A professional like West Temp can guide you through the entire process.

  • Can I install my own gas line for my BBQ?

    While it is possible to install your own gas line for your BBQ, it is generally recommended that you hire a licensed professional to do the job. Gas line installations can be dangerous and require specialized equipment and knowledge. West Temp will ensure that the installation meets all safety requirements and codes.

  • What size gas line do I need for my BBQ?

    The size of the gas line required for your BBQ will depend on the BTU rating of your BBQ grill and the length of the gas line. As a general rule, a 1/2-inch gas line is sufficient for most BBQs, but if your grill has a high BTU rating or the line is long, you may need a 3/4-inch line.

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