Landlords Gas Safety Checks Warrington

The law says, in the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998, that landlords have a responsibility to obtain a Landlords Gas Safety checks Warrington Certificate annually. You must get this certificate from a Gas Safe Registered Warrington plumbers or a heating engineer and it must cover all pipe work, flues and appliances that are installed in the property.

Even those who manage their property through an agent may be affected: you will have to carefully check your contract and make sure that clearly states whose responsibility it is, otherwise you can assume that it is you who has to get some plumbers Warrington to carry out maintenance on gas appliances.

You have to to retain copies of all the Landlord Gas Check Warrington documents for two years, and must give a copy to your tenants within 28 days of the inspection date. If your tenants change, then the new inhabitants need to be provided with a copy of the Gas Safety Certificate too before they move into the property.

The law may say you must only have a landlords gas safety checks Warrington annually, but we advise that all of the gas appliances in the property checked in between tenants, this may include boiler servicing Warrington. That way you can be certain that your appliances are safe for the new tenants. You might also think about installing a Carbon Monoxide (CO) detector and alarm too – but this does not mean that you can ignore the regular safety checks.

What you get in a Landlord Gas check Warrington:
    Gas Safety Checks Warrington
  • All appliances checked for gas tightness.
  • Checks carried out on ventilation.
  • Evidence of unsafe operation reported.
  • Standing and working pressure tested (if test points available)
  • Flue flow tested to ensure products of combustion removed.
  • Flame failure devices checked.
  • Brackets checked for stability and effectiveness (where appropriate)
  • Burner pressure and gas rate checked.
Unless all the above checks have been done, a Landlord Gas Check Warrington, a Gas Safety Certificate can not be issued. L & W Plumbing and Heating can provide your CP-12 certificate. Call today for more information.  
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