Should you turn off natural gas grill?
Always turn off the fuel source to the grill when it is not being used. Leaving a fuel source open/turn on is a safety hazard. For more info, check out this article. Propane tanks should never be stored indoors.
What is the proper way to turn off a gas grill?
How To Turn Off a Gas Grill
- Turn all of the burner knobs to the off position.
- Close the valve on the propane tank by turning its knob clockwise until it stops.
- Use the grill brush, scraper or aluminum foil to remove residue from the grilling grate.
What happens if you leave a gas grill on?
If there is a leak in the tank and the valve is left open, gas can permeate into the air. That gas can start depleting the air of oxygen if it is not properly ventilated. This can lead to suffocation. Because the safety risks are so serious, never leave your propane grill ON.
How do I know if my gas is shut off?
A) located just before the gas meter. This valve, often called the street-side valve, is normally a rectangular nub (Photo 1). When the long side of the nub or handle is parallel to the incoming gas line, it’s open and the gas is flowing. When it’s turned a quarter turn, perpendicular to the incoming pipe, it’s closed.