=== Gas Installations and Gas Services ===
=== Commercial and Residential properties ===
Home Gas CC is based in Pretoria and mainly focuses on LP (Liquid Petroleum) gas installations and gas services or gas repairs of Gas Stoves,
Gas Grillers, Gas Braais, Gas Hobs, Gas Fireplaces, Gas Geysers and Patio Heaters.
However, the company also do fitment of Electrical Stoves, Electrical Ovens, Extractors, Electrical Hobs etc. Background below:
Willie Viljoen started off his career as a
mechanic on Earth Moving Equipment. From there he moved to the Motor
Vehicle Industry where he initially started as a Qualified Motor
Mechanic, then progressed to 'Workshop Manager' at Hyundai
and later became 'Used Car Workshop Manager' at Volkswagen.
In 2005 he made a career change and qualified as an LP Gas Installer.
License Number SA QCC 499 applies for both Residential and Commercial properties. Thereafter he bought Home
Gas CC from a previous owner and since then built up a solid customer base. He makes a point to
contact all his clients on a yearly basis to service their gas lines, to ensure that the installation still complies to the specifications on the gas certificate.
During the yearly service, the installation is inspected for possible gas leaks and certain parts are replaced where necessary.
A new legit certificate will be issued every 5 years, provided that the gas line is being serviced to specification.
Home Gas CC takes pride in an extremely neat
and perfect finish, and would never jeopardise the safety of its
clients. It is of great importantance to be on time, for both quotations and
installations. Home Gas CC will advise clients
if a gas installation is not feasible and suggest alternatives to suit
their needs. Options will also be discussed to have the maximum benefit
of saving energy using gas appliances.
Home Gas CC recently completed a new gas installation in the kitchen of 2 of South Africa's luxurious
Pictures taken during the installation can be viewed in the Gallery.
Home Gas CC is not only a gas fitter but also involved with other electricity saving schemas. For example, Willie
saved BMW and Mini Cooper electricity by installing LED lights at their premises in Pretoria,
at BMW - "Zambezi Auto" and Mini Cooper - "Legends@Zambezi".
To read more and view a couple of pictures of their brand new showrooms, please click on [Interesting].
Install the following appliances:
- Gas installation and Gas Service or Gas Repairs of all LP Gas appliances:
- Gas Grillers
- Boiling Tables
- Gas Geysers
- Patio Heaters
- Fitment of following Electrical Appliances:
- Extractor fans
At the following premises:
- Game Farms
- Shopping Malls
- Blue Train
Maintenance contracts on Gas Installations:
Home Gas CC also issue maintenance contracts for Gas Installations
done by Home Gas CC.
The client will be contacted on a yearly basis, and a new certificate will be issued every five years.
It is advisable that all gas lines are serviced once a year. Gas services are not only for your own safety,
but is also a prerequisite for insurance purposes.
Custom made products:
- Stainless steel gas griller cabinets
- Stainless steel frames around fireplaces or hobs
- Wood and/or steel balustrades
- Coffee tables or bar stools
- Unique wooden products like mirror or picture frames, Hi-Fi remote control boxes, wine bottle stands etc.
Home Gas CC has other
skills, although it is not the main focus of the business. A complete
kitchen and living room was renovated and the entire interior was
redesigned and implemented to perfection.
In the Gallery, under the following link: "Before and After" you
will find pictures of this complete renovated kitchen and lounge area.
The renovations included replacing the cornice of the ceilings, tiling,
installation of the cupboards, the basin, all electrical appliances,
wiring for lights, relocating wall plugs, plumbing and painting the
walls and ceiling. In this kitchen it was also necessary to break down
and rebuild some of the walls. In addition, an energy saving geyser
control panel, which regulates the intervals when the geyser switches on
and off, was installed.
Hobs and Ovens
Pipes and Gages
Cages and Cylinders
Blue Train Kitchen Gas Installation
Custom Made Steel & Wood
Kitchen and Living Room: Before & After
Frequently Asked Questions
- Can copper plumbing pipes be used for gas
No, only class-one or higher
grade copper can be used. Copper plumbing pipes has a grade zero
- Why don't you use copper tubing?
Class-one copper tubing is very
expensive and the bi-monthly price changes complicate the quotations. In
addition there is the well known problem in SA where copper are stolen
from sites, causing a set-back during installation.
- Why must a client arrange for their gas
bottles to be delivered to their site, 24hrs before the day of
The gas cylinders must be on
site to prevent delaying the gas installation. The gas is used for
adjusting the gas pressure and simmers of the burners on the day of
installation. If it is not available, an additional call-fee and labour
will be added to the quotation.
- Why is it required for a gas installer to be
The law requires an installer to
be certified to make the installation legal.
- Why are installations dangerous and illegal
if done by installers without certification?
An installer must be certified
to prevent potential injuries and to eliminate possible disputes during
an insurance claim. Unqualified installers must be avoided by all means!
- Why can't Home Gas CC certify
installations done by an unqualified person?
- The Law requires a person to be a certified installer for all
- The person who issues the certification takes responsibility
for the installation to ensure it is according to law.
- When someone else did the installation, it is not always
possible to see if every portion of the installation adheres to
requirements set by law. For example, some pipes are embedded in
concrete and soil, making it difficult, if not impossible to check
whether every portion is legal and save.
- May gas cylinders be installed indoors?
Gas cylinders in use may be
installed indoors or outside, as long it complies with the law.
- What does LP Gas stand for?
Liquid Petroleum Gas.
- Is Home Gas CC available for
emergency call-outs should my appliance stop working and I am in
desperate need for help?
Yes, a call-out fee is charged
with an hourly rate for emergencies on installations done by Home
Gas CC or any other legal installations where all pipes are visible. To
avoid emergencies, Home Gas CC services its installations
yearly. However, the law states that a new certificate must be issued
for installations not done by Home Gas CC which will
increase the call-out cost.
- Are installations done only in Pretoria?
All quotations are for free in
Pretoria although installations can be done in Pretoria, Midrand,
Bronkhorstspruit, Bela Bela and Brits. Any other area can be discussed
with the owner of Home Gas CC.
- Why can't a telephonic quotation be provided?
The law states where the
cylinders can be placed. The exact position can only be determined once
the site is evaluated in person. Every installation is unique; therefore
a quotation cannot be done over the phone. In addition, some
installations require a custom made gas cage, which can only be
determined at the site.
- Is it true that the warranty on appliances
expires if a non-certified installer does the gas installation?
Yes, if a non-certified
installation was done and it is found that the appliance is faulty, the
appliance will not be covered under the warranty, i.e. the warranty
expires with immediate effect.
- What happens if the fire department discovers
that an illegal gas installation was done by a non-certified installer?
The fire department will give
the owner of the premises a warning. If not certified within two weeks,
it can result in legal action.
The following builders can be contacted regarding
the quality of Home Gas CC installations:
|| +27 82 920 1212
|| +27 82 319 8815
|| +27 82 805 9998
|| +27 82 448 2215