Gas leak – Fire in the cooktop!

Gas leak – Fire in the cooktop!

Five weeks ago I attended a domestic gas cooktop in Northgate where fire had come out from under the knobs during cooking. Even I would have been spooked if I had been there cooking when this gas leak happened. This household uses their cooktop every night so the...
How to relight your gas hot water pilot flame

How to relight your gas hot water pilot flame

If the pilot flame on your gas storage hot water system needs relighting, the instructions below show you how. These instructions will work for most gas storage hot water systems. To remove the access panel on a Rheem water heater, pull the bottom straight up. The...

Westinghouse 476 / 650 gas wall oven noisy fan

The Westinghouse 476 / 650 wall oven was the only gas wall oven you could get in Australia for a few years (a few years ago Harvey Norman started importing Belling ovens from England). The Westinghouse oven has a common fault with a noisy canopy fan (not the...
Westinghouse 476 / 650 gas wall oven not lighting

Westinghouse 476 / 650 gas wall oven not lighting

Josh’s Gas & Plumbing has the Westinghouse gas oven ignition module in stock Westinghouse has continued to use the 476 model number on the front of their ovens for many years and this regardless of the fact that they have made significant changes to the...
Retrofitting a gas cooktop

Retrofitting a gas cooktop

Cooking with a gas cooktop is everybody’s preferred way to cook. If you’re converting from electric to gas, or even if you’re just replacing new for old, it can be difficult to find a new cooktop that fits neatly into the old hole. You can take two...
Take care when buying Gas appliances online!

Take care when buying Gas appliances online!

A surprise gas type conversion Today I went to a job in Mawson Lakes, Adelaide to install a free standing Euro gas oven. The customer bought it from an online auction site complete with 2 years manufacturer warranty. No mention of the gas type the oven was configured...