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Wigan Landlords Gas Safety

As a Wigan landlord, you need to be aware that you are responsible for your tenants’ safety. The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 list the duties of landlords in order to ensure that gas appliances, fittings and chimneys/flues they provide for their tenants are safe. Ensure your property is compliant and safe, call our team today for Wigan Landlords Gas Safety checks.

Wigan Landlords Gas Safety Responsibilities

If you let a property that has gas appliances installed within it, then you have three main responsibilities:

Maintenance: All of the gas pipework, appliances and chimneys or flues must be maintained safely. Gas appliances have to be serviced in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. If in doubt or instructions are not available, then you should ask a Gas Safe registered engineer to service them annually.

Gas safety checks: A gas safety check should be undertaken on every gas appliance and flue annually. This will ensure that the gas appliances and fittings are all safe for tenants’ use. There is a legal requirement for all landlords to have gas appliances safety checked by a registered engineer annually and you will also need to maintain gas pipework and flues even if the tenant provides the appliance.

Keeping Records: A record of the annual gas safety check being completed should be handed to your tenants within 28 days, or given to all new tenants at the start of their agreement. If the rental period of the room/property is less than 28 days – such as a holiday home – then you can put a copy of the record on display prominently within the dwelling. You must keep copies of the records of gas checks for a minimum of two years. Failing to take your gas safety responsibilities seriously can cost lives.

Book Your Wigan Landlords Gas Safety Checks Today

Don’t delay, get your gas safety certificate today. L&W Heating and Plumbing are Gas Safe Registered Experts for Warrington, Newton, Wigan and St Helens. Call us today to book your Wigan Landlords Gas Safety Checks today on one of our regional numbers below.

Plumbers Wigan 01942 417220 
Plumbers Warrington 01925 394260
Plumbers St Helens 01744 776140 
Plumbers Newton Le Willows 01925 394260

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