Gas Safe Register has replaced CORGI registration. Not all engineers are qualified to do all types of gas work – so remember to check their ID card before any work is carried out. Find out useful advice about all things gas safety in your home. What to look for when choosing a gas engineer , how to report dodgy gas work, carbon monoxide poisoning and more.
If you live in the UK, Isle of Man or Guernsey, any work on any gas appliances should only be performed by a gas engineer who is registered. This ensures they are skilled to do the job safely.
If you use an unlicensed person to repair, fit or service your gas appliances you risk carbon monoxide poisoning or fire. As a leaseholder or shared owner, you are responsible for the maintenance of all gas appliances and flues in your property. You should have them checked for safety at least once every months. To keep your heating system in tip top shape and you and your home safe , we need to carry out a gas appliance service each year.
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If you rent one of our properties, we will inspect your property every year to check and service your heating appliances and smoke detectors. This is to make sure that they are safe and working properly. Please note: we do not check appliances that you own, but we will check any flue or chimney that services it.
Check if the pilot light has gone out. If any gas appliances have been left on, turn them off. Do not turn light switches on. Gas appliances need to be serviced annually. The certificate issued lasts for twelve months and must be renewed annually whilst the property remains let.
Poorly maintained or badly fitted gas appliances can put you and your neighbours at risk from gas leaks, . Moving home is an exciting time, but also a very busy one, and there will be a million and one things on your checklist. Our guide will help you to make sure the home you are moving into is gas safe – and provide advice on . Some frequently-asked questions about gas safety in catering premises: Why is gas safety important? Having your gas appliances installed by a competent person and keeping them regularly serviced and maintained will prevent fire and explosion, the production of dangerous carbon monoxide and will ensure that your . Residents with a gas central heating or hot water system will receive an appointment once a year from Axis to service the applicances we have supplied.
If, after repeated attempts, we are unable to . Reticulated natural gas and gas bottles can be dangerous. Both have a rotten egg-like smell to make gas leaks easy to detect.