Are you planning to renovate? Are you already a Gazifère1 customer? Are you dreaming of including a fireplace in your new decor or a gas range in your new kitchen? Whether you are looking to just make your home more comfortable or to improve its energy efficiency, this would be the perfect time to do it, because Gazifère is offering some very interesting financial assistance options for the addition of one or more natural gas appliances. These financial assistance options can be combined with zero-percent financing offers.
Planning your renovation project
Good news! New natural gas appliances can often be installed without damaging walls. Appliances can be hooked up with flexible tubing that can be run through joists just like electric cables.
Natural gas appliances such as ranges, fireplaces, BBQs, pool heaters and even dryers, can be purchased from retailers or big box stores. Many do not offer installation services for these appliances because only an RBQ licensed natural gas contractor is allowed. Furnaces and hot water tanks are generally sold by RBQ licensed natural gas contractors who can also install your new appliances.
Gazifère does not sell natural gas appliances, but does offer its customers a vast selection of rental furnaces and hot water tanks. Renting could help reduce your renovation costs.
Before you sign on the bottom line for a natural gas appliance purchase or rental, you should talk to a natural gas contractor. Be sure to ask his/her opinion about the appliances you are considering because several factors have to be taken into consideration to ensure that they meet your needs and provide the level of comfort that you are looking for.
An RBQ licensed natural gas contractor is also the one to ask for a cost estimate for installing piping in your home and connections for your new natural gas appliances. To purchase and have your new appliances installed, you can obtain an estimate from more than one retailer and contractor. On the Gazifère website you will find a list of contractors in the region who have the appropriate licence to install your new appliances.
Appliances that will really meet your needs
You may find that natural gas appliances cost more than electric appliances. However, the new technologically advanced natural gas appliances can be profitable long-term. Check the Gazifère website for the selection of natural gas appliances.
1 If your residence is not connected to the Gazifère natural gas network, contact customer service to find out whether you might be entitled to financial assistance to convert your oil furnace to natural gas.
Pour plus d’information sur la sécurité concernant vos appareils à gaz naturel et sur la mise à jour de la situation des inondations émise par la Ville de Gatineau cliquez ici.
For more information on natural gas equipment safety and updates in French issued by the City of Gatineau, click here.