People in Spain greatly depend upon use of gas stoves for their daily requirement of heating water and cooking. Even, in the colder months, the resident and visitors reliance on Butane gas. Unlike in the UK, where people depend on mains gas supply, here mains gas supply things are a little bit different. In Spain you can find plenty of suppliers throughout the country in petrol stations, which can provide you the Gas bottles.
Yes, it is significant to use certain guidelines to know about purchasing and using your gas Canisters. While buying or replenishing your supply always consider the rules and regulations relating to the matter. The below are some of the tips for your help.
At first you need a contract for a gas bottle. That means you are required to obtain a contract of your gas supply agent or gas provider. The task is simple, however, need some legal documents like:
- Identity document’s photocopy
- Habitation or residential certificate
- A gas installation certificate
- If required, a heating installation certificate.
All you need to do is to submit the duplicate copy of the aforesaid required documents to your local gas provider service. Then a technician will come to your home to verify the permanent gas fittings of your home, which usually costs not more than around €20.
There are certain benefits of having a Gas Contract. You do not need to show them the contract every time at the time of gas delivery. Only giving back the empty bottle is enough. The core benefit of having a gas contract can be available if you have a fixed residence address. You can take the delivery of gas at the correct time with no extra charges. However, people living in village areas may struggle for the timely gas delivery.
In case if someday you need a repair to your gas equipment or else you face an accident regarding the gas, then you can call the gas service provider to take periodic reviews of all installations for your home safety. There are some safety considerations to carry out periodic verification of all gas installations.
Apart from bottled gas they also have liquid gas services for fired heating systems. So you can make a choice, whether to have a bottled gas or liquid gas delivered.
It is possible to have liquid gas delivered to larger properties that have gas fired heating systems, so it’s worth asking around if you want to use this as an alternative to bottled gas. You may find that your area has mains gas before long anyway, as this is being rolled out in certain areas of Spain.
To Stay Safe with Your Butane Gas Bottles, you need to follow the below safe measures:
- Always keep your canisters with the safety valve upright. Do not ever store it horizontally.
- Make sure that the area of storing the gas is properly ventilated.
- Keep your replacement bottles in a different place.
- Never store them in a place, near to heat.
- Ensure that the canisters should have shut off valve with the rubber tube for the best protection.