About Gas Valves
If you've got gas, then you need a valve. A gas valve allows you to regulate the flow of all types of gases, except the kind that your stomach produces. Whether you need to manage the delivery of propane to your furnace or regulate the delivery of gasoline to your car's engine, you can buy a valve to help you. You should know that valves for gas are different than other types of valves are because they're made of brass and contain a counter-clockwise thread. The first feature prevents sparks during turning, the creation of which could result in an explosion, while the second feature keeps you from fitting a sparkable steel valve to your gas tank. A heater or furnace gas valve often requires you to push the valve down and hold it in place to ignite the unit, preventing the unintentional lighting of the gas. Valves for main gas lines often have a locking lug that allows only the manager of the line to turn it on and off. Whatever type of valve you may need, such as a new fireplace or water heater gas valve, you can make eBay your go-to source for it. On the site, you'll find reliable sellers offering every kind of gas valve under the sun.