Having gas safety check in UK is an important part of managing your property. As the owner, you are legally responsible for ensuring that all gas appliances on your property work properly and comply with safety regulations. Gas safety checks are carried out to identify and resolve problems in order to maintain a safe place for all tenants.
Why you should perform gas safety check
By not conducting regular gas safety check, you run the risk for your tenants for health problems or gas-related accidents. If left unattended, the problem can lead to expensive repairs. A well-maintained home has its smoke channels, appliances and pipes in good condition. Owners or owners must perform safety checks every year to ensure that all gas appliances are safe.
It is also important to obtain a gas safety certificate or inspection record because you must hand it over to your tenants within 28 days or before the new tenants move into the premises. This certificate will also provide you with a check register if you have to prove that your property has been properly maintained.
For basic maintenance you must follow the manufacturer’s instructions at all times. If no instructions are provided, a Gas Safe certified technician must check your gas appliances. A professional you inspect ensures that your devices are checked by someone who is certified and professionally trained.
It is important that you follow these rules, as this can have serious consequences, such as being legally liable for all damage caused by defective gas appliances. Without regular gas safety checks, tenants are open to serious problems. Planning your annual gas safety check and obtaining a certificate to prove that this can help you protect your tenants. It is also a way to protect yourself against judgments. Ensure that your gas appliances are properly maintained by a professional. Hire someone who can perform extensive gas safety check.
How to obtain gas safety check?
Boiler Servicing 24-7 has a team of expert engineers registered in Gas Safe who can perform gas safety checks for you. We know how important a gas safety check is. Our engineers carry out a thorough inspection and issue a detailed gas safety certificate at the end of the evaluation. The certificate contains the following:
- Inspection date
- Location and name of devices.
- Registration number and name of the engineer who carried out the inspection.
- Property address
- Errors were found and the action was taken to correct it
If you need to perform a gas safety check, simply call 020 3239 0374 or complete the form here. The engineer will contact you 30 to 60 minutes before arrival. If it is an emergency, we will try to contact you within 24 hours. With us you are assured that the gas safety check is carried out as planned and that all problems with your devices are discovered and corrected so that you can obtain your gas safety certificate.
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