Landlords Gas Safety Checks Newton Le Willows

It says in the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 that all landlords must have their property inspected and issued with a Landlords Gas Safety checks Newton Le Willows Certificate every year – by law. You have to get this certificate from a Gas Safe Registered engineer to to cover all appliances, flues and gas pipes within the property.

The law says that you have to keep copies of all of your Landlord Gas Check Newton Le Willows documents for at least a two year period, and you must supply a copy to your tenants within 28 days of the inspection. Any new tenants also need a copy of the Gas Safety Certificate before they can move in.

Even though the regulations only state that you have to get a landlord gas check Newton Le Willows done every 12 months, we would also advise you to arrange to have all the gas appliances and pipework in the property checked whenever your tenants change to be totally sure that all your appliances are safe before anyone else moves in. Installing a Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm is also a good idea – but remember this will not absolve you from having the safety checks done! Wigan Plumbers L&W Heating and Plumbing will be able to advise you and complete the checks.

The Landlords Gas Safety Checks Newton Le Willows covers the following:

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  • Testing of the rate of flow through the flue make sure all of the combustion products are removed.
  • Reporting of any evidence of unsafe operation of appliances.
  • Supporting brackets – where appropriate – are checked for stability and effectiveness
  • Flame failure devices are checked.
  • Gas rate and burner pressure is checked.
  • Working and standing pressure is tested
  • All appliances are checked for gas tightness.
  • Ventilation checked.

Without all the above checks being completed to a satisfactory level, by the appropriate plumbers Newton a Landlords Gas Safety Checks Newton Le Willows, Gas Safety Certificate will not be issued. L & W Plumbing and Heating can provide your CP-12 certificate. Call us today for more information. You may also wish to include your annual boiler servicing Newton at the same times as the safety checks.

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