If you are a landlord, you will know that you are responsible for the safety of your tenants. The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 deal with landlords’ duties to make sure gas appliances, fittings and flues provided for tenants are safe.
Our Gas Safe Registered engineer will inspect the gas meter, pipework and appliances in your property to help ensure that you are compliant with the current legislation. This must be performed every 12 months.
What's included in the annual gas safety check?
- Visual inspection of the gas installation, appliance(s) location, terminal, chimney/flue route/position and signs of incomplete combustion
- Casings and combustion chamber and seals
- Gas meter/emergency control valve for accessibility in an emergency, for maintenance and correct labelling
- Appliance burner pressure or gas rate, or both where necessary
- Combustion gas analysis where specified in the appliance manufacturer’s servicing and maintenance instructions
- Ventilation is clear and sufficiently sized, etc
- Flue flow and spillage testing where appropriate for correct operation of flue
- All flame supervision devices and/or other safety controls for correct operation
- Investigate any evidence of unsafe operation of appliances
- Tightness test of the installation is recommended.
What isn't included in the annual gas safety check?
- Any repairs or replacement parts.
- An annual boiler service.
- The cost of re-inspecting any of the failures detailed on your Gas Safety Certificate.
If you'd like more information then give us a call and we'll be happy to help.